Category Archives: Getting Into UK Diving

My First UK Dive

admin/ May 1, 2020/ Getting Into UK Diving

My first Uk dive was in Plymouth. I was spoiled. The new experience started before the weekend as I’d never travelled in any way like this before. The club had a weekend booked and a space so I decided to bite the bullet and sign up. The months before I had put hours in underwater getting used to my dry

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Wraysbury

admin/ April 19, 2020/ Getting Into UK Diving, Learn to Dive

Wraysbury Dive Centre is our local inland site and we frequent it often. Our goal is to hit the UK seas but we use Wraysbury to build time in the water, to train or to have a good day out with friends. Wraysbury is situated just off junction 13 of the M25. If you’re coming from the East or South

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Mulberry Divers

admin/ April 18, 2020/ Getting Into UK Diving, UK Dive Trips

Mulberry Divers is based on the south coast in Selsey. They run a shop, a school and a dive shuttle. Great Diving Mulberry has some great sites on their boat schedule. There’s a good mix of dive sites including some super wrecks as well as scenic dives. There’s shore diving available too which makes it a great place for a

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Virtual Socialising

admin/ April 13, 2020/ Getting Into UK Diving

There’s no denying it’s a challenging time at the moment. Dive centres have lost their income, travel is almost non existent, no diving is taking place either here or abroad. Some people are struggling with the loss or illness of loved ones. It’s a devastating time for many. What I would like to focus on though, is the positives. For many

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What’s the purpose of club diving?

admin/ November 12, 2018/ Getting Into UK Diving, UK Dive Trips

Why Club Diving? Scuba diving can be a difficult hobby to get into in the UK. There is a perception that it is expensive and to a certain extent that may be true at the start of the journey, and there are certainly lots of extras that are always quite nice to have! However it can be fairly accessible once

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Kit: to hire or to buy

admin/ April 9, 2018/ Getting Into UK Diving

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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Boat Etiquette

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

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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