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Aquanaut are the new owners of Amphibian Sports

Yes it is official, Aquanaut are now the proud owners of Amphibian Sports in Norwood. Amphibian Sports was originally started by Ali MacCleod and Peter Hines back in 1981 and has been at the centre of the London dive scene ever since. Amphibian was started completely from scratch by keen divers who felt there was [...]

By | 2018-11-07T19:56:44+00:00 November 7th, 2018|General Stuff, Our Team, Social & Gossip|0 Comments

Social Night – Ghost Fishing UK

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 [...]

By | 2018-10-04T17:05:20+00:00 October 4th, 2018|Conservation, UK Diving, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Social Night – The Evolution of Dive Equipment

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.

By | 2018-08-14T21:47:47+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Equipment, General Stuff, Social & Gossip|0 Comments

Trip Report – Diving the Holland 5 with the NAS

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 [...]

By | 2018-07-26T14:06:00+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Everything You Wanted to Ask About UK Diving But Were Afraid to Ask

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 [...]

By | 2018-06-12T10:59:44+00:00 June 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Social Night – Venture to the Solomon Islands

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; [...]

Social Night – Cylinder Testing, How & Why?

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 [...]

By | 2018-05-31T22:21:00+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments