Saturday, September 21, 2019

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Pre-World War One battleship HMS Montagu granted protection

The wreck of the pre-World War One battleship HMS Montagu, and a series of steps that were cut into the cliff face on Lundy Island in the Bristol Channel to help salvage the wreck after...
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Stricken Farne Islands seal pup has a lucky escape

A two-day-old seal pup which found itself in the water off the Farne Islands in Northumberland has been rescued by the quick-thinking skippers of a tourist vessel. William McPhee and Andrew Weightman, who work for...
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€300 million of art treasures still inside Lusitania

Masterpieces by the likes of Rembrandt, Monet and Rubens with a potential value of some €300 million lie within the crumbling remains of the Lusitania, and could potentially be recoverable within a decade. It has...
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Mersey Divers – Developing the next generation

Mersey Divers is a forward-looking scuba club that is not willing to rest on its laurels, and instead is determined to make sure that our sport continues to grow and, through that, its own...
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Divers step up to help local business victim of mindless vandalism

A Shropshire business that was the victim of mindless vandalism that left some of its property in the River Severn was ably assisted by a local dive centre. Sabrina Tours Ltd is a passenger boat...
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International drug ring in Australia foiled by ‘angry’ seal

An international drug-smuggling ring has been blown wide open after two members of the gang surrendered to police in Western Australia – after being confronted by an angry seal. The drama unfolded after a yacht...
California boat fire

Report finds all crew on California dive boat were asleep when fire broke out

 A preliminary two-page report by federal investigators has said that all six crew members were asleep when the deadly fire started on a California dive boat, leaving 34 people dead. The National Transportation Safety Board...
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Mergui Archipelago: Scuba divers take the plunge from luxury yachts

Burma Boating is set to launch monthly cruises around the Mergui Archipelago, combining two of the most sought-after activities in these pristine waters – yachting and scuba diving. The SY Dallinghoo, a 30-metre classic gaff-rigged schooner...
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Egypt to create underwater military museum of armoured vehicles

For years now, governments and environmental organisations around the world have been sinking large pieces of outdated or damaged equipment into the ocean, turning them into artificial reefs. Subway carriages, naval ships, tanks and...
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Shearwater Research rank No. 255 on 2019 Growth 500

For the second year in a row, Business and Maclean’s has ranked Shearwater Research on the annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s fastest-growing companies. This year, Shearwater Research ranks 255 on a...

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Wakatobi: 8 Great Reasons Photographers Love It

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Is Vortex the No. 1 Luxury Scuba Diving Liveaboard?

Divers know that a diving liveaboard gives us the opportunity to reach some of the world’s greatest dive sites, and these days, you don’t...
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The 6 Best Dive Sites of the South Pacific

The 6 Best Dive Sites of the South Pacific The South Pacific is HUGE! It covers 11 million square miles stretching from the top of...
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Tulamben and Nusa Penida a twin centre with a twist

Around five years ago, I made a solo dive trip to the Indonesian island of Bali, staying in Tulamben. I thought it was great...
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Aggressor Safari Lodges – Sri Lanka

The untamed luxury of our Aggressor Safari Lodge in Sri Lanka is built on the river bank of the amazing Wilpattu National Park. Populated with leopards,...
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Top 4 Best Red Sea Diving Destinations

Red Sea Diving Red Sea diving invokes images of the distant and exotic, and yet it’s as little five or so hours flying time from...

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