The problem of ghost fishing gear has reached public prominence over the past five years. It is a normal part of fishing that nets, shellfish traps and other equipment becomes lost. This is not a deliberate or careless act on behalf of the fishing community, simply a reality of a very harsh environment. The problem [...]
We are very lucky that Nicki and Gary from Blue Ocean Dive Resort will be visiting us to talk about diving the Aliwal Shoal area of South Africa, including the unique experience of the Sardine Run. Aliwal Shoal is rated in the top 10 dive sites in the world. Diving Aliwal Shoal is an experience [...]
The Evolution of Diving Equipment: How divers get dressed. Join PADI Course Director and Technical IT Alex Griffin as he takes you on a loosely researched and possibly humorous journey through the advancement of diving equipment. 13th September at The Norbiton. All welcome 8pm.
A day’s diving with the Nautical Archaeology Society-18th July 2018 There is something romantic, exhilarating and exciting about diving a submarine-that the one in question “Holland 5” happened to be the first submarine commissioned by the Royal Navy in January 1903 meant that when Mark Beattie-Edwards, CEO of the NAS gave a talk at an [...]
Organised by Wraysbury Dive Centre and Suunto Diving UK, the schedule is out for this fantastic event on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th June at Wraysbury Dive Centre! The aim of this event is raise the profile of UK to those that either didn't know you could or don't how to enjoy the awesome diving [...]
It's hard to explain why this is such a special destination and why it needs to be high on your radar for a dive trip. For me, the appeal is not just the world class diving, but the way the liveaboard is structured so you get a real chance to integrate with the local communities; [...]
Our next social night is Thursday June 14th and we are going to investigate cylinder testing! Why do scuba cylinders need testing? What happens during a scuba cylinder test? Why do cylinders fail the test? How do I know my cylinder is OK? How will I know if my cylinder is not OK? The social [...]
We are open both May Bank Holiday Mondays from 11am - 4pm. See you in the shop for your scuba and snorkelling fix!
Santi are one of the leading players in technical diving equipment - specifically keeping divers warm and dry! All SANTI products were created by divers and for divers, thinking about their needs. Each smallest detail in SANTI products has a functional reason and keeps the highest possible quality standards. The whole SANTI production is done [...]
‘Finding your Fins’ UK Intro Weekends - Run in conjunction with a friend of mine Martin Sigston of DiverCity Scuba 8th – 10th June 6th – 8th July 20th – 22nd July 3rd – 5th August Grab your mask and fins and come on down to Portland for the weekend and log some of your [...]