Carpe Diem Maldives launches ‘Dive with a Purpose’ marine expedition

Posted by - 22nd June 2017

Carpe Diem Maldives Pvt. Ltd. are excited to announce a second marine conservation expedition in collaboration with Coral Reef CPR. From 10-17 September, up to 20 recreational divers can join Chief Scientist Dr Andrew Bruckner and his team of researchers as they conduct a crown of thorns starfish (COTS) removal, quantitative reef surveys, and data

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THE DIVE FILES: Lumbalumba Diving in Manado, Sulawesi

Posted by - 16th June 2017

First in a new series profiling dive centres, resorts and liveaboards right here in the UK and abroad.   Centre name: Lumbalumba Diving – Manado.   Location: Jalan Trans Sulawesi, desa Mokupa (25 minutes south of Manado on the main land).     Facilities: Dive resort with own accommodation, restaurant/bar, pool, dive centre.   Day

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Dive Worldwide joins Global Dive Alliance

Posted by - 15th June 2017

  The most-sought after dive trips and destinations on the planet are often booked up years in advance, putting them beyond the reach of most seasoned divers. Now, thanks to a brand-new Global Dive Alliance which includes the Hampshire-based tour operator Dive Worldwide, British divers can take their pick of the very best diving at the

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New catamaran dive boat plying Maltese waters

Posted by - 9th June 2017

The Leymor is the first purpose-built British diving catamaran to operate in Maltese waters, and it brings with it some of the comforts of home, including a dive lift. She is 12 metres long and was purpose-designed as a dive boat. Powered by twin 350hp Caterpillar engines, the catamaran has a cruising speed of 20 knots

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Diverse Travel adds Indonesia liveaboard Raja Laut to worldwide choice

Posted by - 9th June 2017

  Literally just launched, Diverse Travel has a special introductory offer on the new Emperor Indonesia’s MY Emperor Raja Laut debuting this September. Emperor Raja Laut is a beautiful traditional Dutch schooner-style sailing yacht and has spent much of the last 12 years sailing around Southeast Asia and is now under the renowned Emperor Divers’

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New Emperor Indonesia set to launch

Posted by - 8th June 2017

Emperor Divers is excited to announce the birth of Emperor Indonesia and the launch of MY Emperor Raja Laut in September 2017. Raja Laut, which means King of the Sea in Bahasa Indonesian, is a beautiful traditional Dutch schooner-style sailing yacht built in south Sulawesi in 2005. She has spent much of the last 12

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Red Sea reunion on the Hurricane

Posted by - 6th June 2017

  Caroline Vitalini reports on a trip back to old stomping grounds in the Egyptian Red Sea aboard Tornado Marine Fleet’s Hurricane   We’ve all got those friends you’ve not seen for many years. A reunion sounds like fun, but what if they’ve changed? What if things aren’t as good anymore? I felt a bit like

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Film-maker workshops with David Diley in Egypt

Posted by - 25th May 2017

  Award-winning film-maker David Diley – the man behind documentary Of Shark and Man – has teamed up with Oonasdivers to host some week-long Underwater Film-Maker Workshops at Marsa Shagra in southern Egypt. During your week you will gain underwater cinematography techniques such as the art of diving as a camera operator, editing and post

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