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End of the pier in North Wales

17 October 2017
Trefor Pier in Gwynedd, described by an expert in Welsh scuba diving as one of the best shore-dives in North Wales, is being demolished.

Tooth damage bites for captive orcas

16 October 2017
Many scuba divers feel strongly that killer whales should not be held in captivity, but new evidence of damage to orca teeth has reinforced calls to end the practice.

It's October, but Vobster's calling Santa divers!

15 October 2017
Vobster Quay's annual massed-Santa diving event is set for Sunday 17 December, and the inland dive-site wants as many divers as possible to register to take the plunge.

What's Hot at DIVE 2017?

14 October 2017
The UK's biggest meet-up for divers, the annual Birmingham Dive Show at the NEC next weekend (21/22 October), is fast approaching!

Big ghost-gear haul from Scapa wrecks

13 October 2017
A hundred kilograms of fishing-net and line, more than 30 pots and creels and other lost fishing-gear have been removed from Scapa Flow's deeper wrecks by the charity Ghost Fishing UK, carrying out its third annual dive-week in Orkney.

Tekkies can breathe (He) again

12 October 2017
Technical-diving can be an expensive business, and for many years forward-thinking exponents have been concerned that a looming worldwide shortage of helium would force prices of the vital inert gas to astronomical levels.
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    Mauritius offer runs to 31 October

    7 October 2017
    A 50% discount off accommodation at The Westin Turtle Bay in Mauritius for any dates between 8 January and 30 September 2018 is on offer from Planet Dive to divers booking before 31 October.

    Dry Bag Pro

    16 October 2017
    This isn’t a “dry bag” as we know it but a bag that's supposed to help dry things out.


    Appeared in DIVER September 2017
    The G2 is successor to the ground-breaking Galileo computer. Can it possibly be as intuitive as Scubapro claims? Mike Ward sets out to dive it without benefit of manual

    Views of the VOLOS

    Appeared in DIVER September 2017
    Lefteris Reef in Greece has become the graveyard for many ships over millennia, but few can have as intriguing a backstory as the Volos, says ROSS J ROBERTSON, who writes in collaboration with Dimitri Evangelopoulos, Dimitri Galon and Paris Sofos. So what exactly did Hans Hass find when he filmed the wreck in 1942?

    Aspects of Etiquette Pt 1

    Appeared in DIVER September 2017
    Most of us like to feel that we're in the know about the accepted way of doing things - and nobody more so than divers. SIMON PRIDMORE has been looking at 'doing the done thing'


    Appeared in DIVER September 2017
    When you get your eye in you realise that colourful sea-slugs are not confined to the tropics – south-eastern Scotland, for example, can also be a happy hunting-ground for macro enthusiasts. RICHARD ASPINALL drops into the Scottish Nudibranch Festival

    Be the champ! Anthias

    Appeared in DIVER September 2017
    In last month''s column on producing photos of contest-winning standard, ALEX MUSTARD looked at schools of fish. Tiny anthias can form less well-disciplined groups, but there are ways of tutoring them
    'We can shout 'boo!' through our regulator, which makes all the anthias retreat, momentarily, to the reef'


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