Scuba Diver Magazine #40
News – Girls That Scuba announce ambassador programme, GO Diving Show returns in 2021, DeeperBlue launches a podcast, and Olympus sells o its camera division.
Medical Q&A – Dr Oliver Firth from Hyperdive answers more questions, including queries on ear barotrauma and children and diving.
Divers Alert Network – The DAN Europe team focus their attention on diving with diabetes.
Conservation Corner – New series that shines a spotlight on conservation projects and initiatives in the UK and Europe and around the world.
Hawaii – Michele Westmorland boards the luxurious Kona Aggressor II liveaboard to explore the diverse waters around the island of Kona in the Hawaiian islands, and is mesmerised by the night-time antics of manta rays at a world-famous dive site.
United Kingdom – As we slowly emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, diving is resuming in the UK. Divers lucky enough to be within striking distance of our coastline has been able to start getting in the sea, both shore diving and on boats, but now that the inland dive sites have opened their doors, everyone can get back in the water.
Malta – Travel corridors are opening up in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the diving hotspots of Malta and Gozo should be on your list, as this Mediterranean destination is only a short fl ight away, and boasts an array of fabulous wrecks and natural dive sites.
Q&A: Dr Laura Walton – We chat to Dr Laura Walton, who through her website: www.scubapsyche.com, aims to o er her services to everyone from non-divers to professional instructors.
Underwater Photography – Underwater photography guru Martyn Guess looks at opening up the aperture to create a more-arty look to your macro images that will make them pop in your portfolio.
TECHNICAL: Indonesia, part one – Crack cave diving team Maria Bollerup, Rasmus Dysted and Pete Mesley go in search of undiscovered and unexplored cave systems in remote
parts of Sulawesi, Indonesia, and are astounded by what they find beneath the jungle interior.
What’s New – New products, including the Apeks RK3 HD fins and VX1 mask in a new gun-metal colour scheme, Aqua Lung’s Dynaflex range of wetsuits, Fourth Element’s Expedition Series duel bag, now in vibrant blue, and heated gloves from Thermalution.
Group Test – This issue we return with our latest group test, and we are looking at mid-range regulators from all of the major manufacturers.
Long Term Test – Mark Evans goes back to his drysuit diving roots when he dons the new Hydra neoprene drysuit from Fourth Element.