A Short Break in Malta for 2 with Maltaqua worth up to 420 Euros!

Malta is ideal for a short break. Not too far away, yet far enough south to offer some warmth in the cooler months of the year. Small enough to allow a drive to any dive site within half an hour, yet large enough to offer a sheltered side when the wind blows.
There are no tides and few currents, so you can throw away your tide tables and dive when you feel like it. And, with Maltaqua's many years of experience, you won't have to waste any precious diving time.
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Search for marine artist

The Wildlife Trusts and the Society of Wildlife Artists are looking for an artist “prepared to take the plunge and seek inspiration beneath the waves”. more...

Reef sponsorship

A reef conservation organisation is offering financial donors the chance to “symbolically adopt” a coral reef in the Philippines, Malaysia or Maldives. more...

Shellfishing permits for West Country?
24 October 2014

A proposed byelaw for waters in Devon and the Severn Estuary is stipulating that permits be required for all divers who wish to catch and land lobsters, scallops or crabs. more...

Monty's ‘Dive Show' RIB named
23 October 2014

In advance of its official unveiling at this weekend's NEC Birmingham Dive Show, details have been announced of the ‘sexy as hell' RIB custom-built for Monty Halls' Great British Diving Expeditions (pictured) and other forthcoming projects. more...

Good times for smaller fish
23 October 2014

Some species of fish around the world are enjoying a substantial increase in numbers – as long as they are moderately placed in the food chain, a study has found. more...

Regs, BCs and more in new-look Dive Show display
20 October 2014

A striking collection of new scuba gear - including regulators, BCs, masks and dive computers - will form a major display at the forthcoming NEC Birmingham dive show. more...
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    Dive Show offers from Regaldive

    With just a few days to go until DIVE 2014 at the NEC, scuba holiday specialist Regaldive has unveiled a range of Dive Show offers - available now, at the show, and for a limited period after the show. more...

    Airway to Heaven
    Appeared in DIVER August 2014

    You’ve booked your ticket to your dream diving destination – now all that stands between you and a holiday in paradise is the flight and, in particular, the dreaded check-in. RICHARD ASPINALL has his own strategies for minimising the suffering more...

    GearNews - Zeagle Zena BC
    30 October 2014

    Zeagle says that the Zena Buoyancy Compensator has been designed by women specifically for women. The BC features a twin adjustable-strap system to independently fit waist and hips, while the elasticated, zipped front panels are claimed to provide outstanding fit and comfort. Zeagle’s patented PFS sizing system allows for the waist and chest sizes plus the torso length to be independently fitted. more...

    I-SPY… the Thistlegorm, in a whole new light
    Appeared in DIVER October 2014

    View of a steering wheel inside a Bedford OYC water tanker 3-ton lorry from another Bedford OYC truck, deep inside a hold of the wreck of the Thistlegorm It’s more than 20 years since John Bantin’s original exposé on the Thistlegorm was published in divEr. It has since become one of the world’s most visited wrecks, subject of countless articles, books and even TV documentaries. Surely there is nothing new to say? ALEX MUSTARD, in collaboration with the RAF’s Tony Edge and Keith Francis, set out to properly identify and map all the vehicles in the wreck’s holds. Their findings, presented exclusively here, will transform your next dive on this classic site more...

    Face/OFF - When freediving met CCR
    Appeared in DIVER July 2014

    At first there was mutual suspicion Both closed-circuit rebreathers and breath-hold offer a means of bubble-free immersion, but that’s where any similarities end. How would two instructors fare, learning each other’s unfamiliar style of diving Freediver EMMA FARRELL reports, with photography by GAVIN PARSONS more...

    The extreme life of the sea
    Appeared in DIVER September 2014

    A female deep-sea anglerfish (Melanocetus johnsonii) with fang-like teeth and bioluminescent lure to attract unlucky prey.  All anglerfish of this and many other related species are female, sparking a long search for the males. They were eventually found, … that’s the title of the new book about the undersea world by father and son STEPHEN R PALUMBI and ANTHONY R PALUMBI. These three extracts give a flavour, starting with the incredible shrinking male anglerfish more...

    41st World Festival of Underwater Pictures
    Appeared in DIVER Auguat 2014

    The World Festival of Underwater Pictures will take place at the Parc Chanot in Marseille, from 30 October to 2 November 2012 more...

    Appeared in DIVER October 2014

    Guinness World Records is 60 years old – what does the book have to tell us about its underwater achievements? more...


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    Brighton Diver
    18th September 2013

    Brighton Diver 1 Chichester Close
    East Sussex
    BN2 8LL more...

    The Diving Cellar
    11th September 2013

    The Diving Cellar SCAPA FLOW
    The Diving Cellar
    KW16 3AA

    Explorer Ventures savings
    15th October 2014

    Explorer Ventures savings We've added a few NEW Year of Savings weeks for 2014 & 2015! Save up to $800 per person, from the high-adrenaline diving of the Galapagos Islands to the picturesque atolls and whale sharks of the Maldives to the Caribbean's most unique liveaboard diving itineraries! Here is your chance to plan your winter/spring dive trip and save big! more...

    Northern Diver Ltd
    11 April 2013

    Appley Lane North
    Appley Bridge
    WN6 9AE more...

    T-Rex Dive Knife .....Aquatec

    T-Rex Dive Knife .....Aquatec The T-Rex dive knife is the next generation low-profile silhouetted type dive knife.

    The dive knife is a single blade design with a very ergonomic handle directly molded into the blade. This knife feels so natural in your hand that it will feel like a natural extension of your body.

    The silhouetted one-piece dive/activity knife is getting more and more popular. The advantages of this type of one-piece knife blade is its thin profile and less weight to make it more portable, but the drawback is that it is difficult and awkward to hold. The T-Rex Dive/Activity Knife has solved this problem by having an ergonomically shaped handle with a thin plastic insert to give the handle a very comfortable feel. more...

    Scuba Mallorca
    2nd July 2013

    Scuba Mallorca Scuba Mallorca
    Carrer d'Elcano 23
    07470 Port de Pollença
    Spain more...

    Scapa Flow diving business for sale
    4th August 2014

    Scapa Flow diving business for sale Wonderful opportunity to acquire a very popular Scapa Flow diving business as ill health reluctantly forces sale after more than 20 very successful year trading. more...

    Sub Aqua Prints

    3 Crescent Road, Alverstoke, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2DH more...

    VR Technology Ltd

    Unit 12, Blackhill Road West, Holton Heath Industrial Estate, Poole, Dorset, BH16 6LE more...

    21st October 2014

    SWANAGE BOAT CHARTERS - MARY JO AND VIPER We are now taking bookings for the 2015 dive season.

    Up to date availability for the entire season (dive spaces and full boat charters) is shown on our ONLINE BOOKING SYSTEM/SCHEDULE on our website: www.kyarra.com

    We offer daily diving from Swanage Pier from late March till the beginning of November for 2 - 12 divers. All diving open to individuals, small groups and clubs. We may require a minimum number of divers for the trip to go ahead. Please check our interactive map for more information.



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    Grand Sea Serpent
    23rd July 2013

    Grand Sea Serpent Sea Serpent Fleet
    Ceramic Building
    Red Sea
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    Zeagle Zena BC
    30 October 2014

    Zeagle says that the Zena Buoyancy Compensator has been designed by women specifically for women. The BC features a twin adjustable-strap system to independently fit waist and hips, while the elasticated, zipped front panels are claimed to provide outstanding fit and comfort. Zeagle’s patented PFS sizing system allows for the waist and chest sizes plus the torso length to be independently fitted. more...

    Skills Booster Guide
    Appeared in DIVER July 2014

    Skills booster –
    your diving self-improvement guide.
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