Zombie Apocalypse

admin/ June 29, 2018/ Children's Diving, Learn to Dive/ 0 comments

Who wouldn’t want to learn how to tackle Zombies underwater? This is, however, a real course and it covers real skills. It incorporates a taster of a variety of specialties and applies theory that you’ll have come across in your training so far. Add to that a bundle of fun!So what will you learn? There’s an element of search and

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IDC UK Style!

admin/ June 4, 2018/ Pro Training/ 0 comments

Cold, windy, poor vis… why would you do the IDC in the UK? I certainly didn’t want to! I planned to complete the instructor development course in Hurghada, a place I know well and have dived many times. Warmth, sun, fantastic visibility… all things I couldn’t get in the UK. But the schedules didn’t fit. So I signed up in

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“I can’t sink”

admin/ May 28, 2018/ Learn to Dive/ 0 comments

And then someone reaches for weights….. Descending is not as easy as it initially sounds. Anyone can hang enough lead around them to get beneath the water; the skill is getting under with the correct weight so you’re safe when at depth. Avoid going for the weight first. There are a few questions to consider. Have you actually done a

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Kit: to hire or to buy

admin/ April 9, 2018/ Getting Into UK Diving/ 0 comments

There’s no getting away from it; UK diving is not always turning up and getting kit that fits brilliantly and then jumping on a boat. We generally have our kit set up here and although it can take people a while to get themselves sorted all divers are a lot happier in their own kit. The cost may seem prohibitive

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Getting into UK Diving

admin/ March 13, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

UK Diving has some of the best diving in the world. Add in a vibrant community and it’s a great way to spend a day or a weekend and enjoy diving right through the year. It’s a bit different, however, from jumping in off a boat overseas. You generally need your own kit to dive in the UK (and you

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Boat Etiquette

admin/ May 10, 2016/ Getting Into UK Diving, UK Dive Trips/ 0 comments

If you’re heading for a boat dive there’s a few things to think about before packing your bags and jumping on. The Spread-It-Out Diver  Keep your kit together. You’re unlikely to be taking a big box on board due to space but a dry bag is a good idea as well as a mesh bag to keep your bits and

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