DIVING FEATURES

The Hawaiian snorkelling deaths mystery

Detective work following a spate of peculiar fatalities in the Pacific off Hawaii suggests that a new risk-awareness – and getting the design of the humble snorkel tube spot-on – could be a matter of life or death....
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The Hazardous Crew

For almost 40 years West Sussex divers have been keepers of the flame of an English shipwreck from the early 1700s, describing it as a site that just keeps giving....
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Our European Tour – Part 3

In the next part of their European Tour Swedish film-makers Linn Venneberg and Mattias Granberg hit the Iberian peninsula. If you haven’t dived there, you might be in for a surprise…...
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Backyard Babbacombe

He has moved from the Coral Triangle to the West Country but does Henley Spiers regard it as a comedown in terms of diving? Not a bit of it, as he now has an iconic British site on his doorstep....
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Our European Tour – Part 1

Two Swedish film-makers currently travelling around Europe for 15 months in a campervan with their two dogs to discover the continent both above and below the surface. Part 1: Slow start in Sweden....
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Our European Tour – Part 2

Swedish film-makers Linn Venneberg and Mattias Granberg tour Europe in their campervan, initially diving on Sweden’s own west coast. Part 2: Time to head south-west and start crossing borders....
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Guns in the gully

We last heard from Ben Dunstan when he shared his diving experiences exploring Cornwall’s flooded mines. But when conditions allow he looks for shipwrecks, and with the 150-years-lost Boyne he struck lucky recently....
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Scottish Star Turns

Ross McLaren presents short videos on the BBC’s The Social extolling the joys of scuba in Scotland. We asked him for some examples…...
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Back in the Air… back in the Swim

The vaccination programme is well underway and it’s time to start thinking about shaking the moths out of your dive gear and checking the time left on your passport. Gill Flaherty offers her six top tips for planning dive travel in 2021....
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The Long Game

Continuing his tour of some of the best elements of Scottish diving, Ross McLaren takes us on a tour of Loch Long on the west coast....
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