Features 2018-06-20T15:33:56+00:00

FEATURES

Now You See It…

The Schiedam Prize is a major 17th-century shipwreck that lies off the Cornish coast. Frustratingly, the shifting sands Read more...

5 Best of the South-West

Five days’ boat-diving out of Plymouth, 10 dives and WILL APPLEYARD, looking to record his five highlights, finds himself spoilt for choice Read more...

Killer Shots

Michael Law is never quite satisfied with his photographs of orcas in the Norwegian fjords – but that gives him the excuse he Read more...

The Whiplash Shark

Thresher sharks are a treasured sight for divers, all the more so as their numbers worldwide have fallen, and are often Read more...

Cage Dive

The movie that divers detest above all others, Open Water, a story of folks left by their dive-boat to float around with the sharks, Read more...

Freshwater Four

Will Appleyard might have been overdoing the salt water, if that’s possible, so with winter approaching he took time out Read more...

A-list Åland

Finland's smallest region boasts an underwater wreck museum guaranteed to fascinate divers because of the level of Read more...

Sea of Life

Hot on the heels of the recent environmental documentary Chasing Coral, reviewed in these pages (One-Sided But Right-Sided, September) Read more...

Rhapsody in Blue

You could head for South Africa in the hopes of being in the right place at the right time on the Sardine Run – or you could Read more...

Dive / Bomber

US dive-teams are working around the world to find the remains of armed forces personnel missing in action from past Read more...

Views of the Volos

Lefteris Reef in Greece has become the graveyard for many ships over millennia, but few can have as intriguing a backstory Read more...

A Dose of Dozzi

JACK PERKS has become a champion of UK freshwater diving but there was a gap in his knowledge – he had never Read more...

Chasing Coral

Lembeh Strait is the go-to part of the world for muck-diving, but sometimes it seems to excel even itself. STEW SMITH Read more...

Taking Another Line

THIS BOOK MUST HAVE BEEN another labour of love for Sam Warwick (above left), a technical diver based in Australia and Read more...

Baby Diver

Father-to-be HENLEY SPIERS decided that he needed a better understanding of diving and pregnancy Read more...

Nudi festival

When you get your eye in you realise that colourful sea-slugs are not confined to the tropics – south-eastern Scotland Read more...

179 – The Albanian

This slightly deeper steamer wreck, sunk off Anglesey in the 19th century, offers divers a wide variety of intriguing cargo Read more...

178 – The Sente

Heavy machinery from an ill-fated 1900 dredger that barely started its long journey from Scotland to Japan lies off Cork in Ireland Read more...

The Valentine Tanks

Unique ‘floating tanks’, relics of World War Two, can be dived from Swanage, says WILL APPLEYARD. Ideal for an early-season Read more...

Talking Technical

Are you ready to up the ante with your diving, perhaps to dive deeper and for longer? Technical diving could Read more...

The Normal Sharks

What is a ‘normal’ shark? The sort we see on shark feeds in the Caribbean, or swimming around, often in the Read more...

Horse Latitudes

Lembeh Strait is the go-to part of the world for muck-diving, but sometimes it seems to excel even itself. Read more...

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