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WIN! WIN! WIN! A copy of ‘Winning Images with Any Underwater Camera’ by Paul Colley, worth £25!
We have six copies up for grabs of this essential guide to creating engaging images. Published by Dived Up Publications, the new book is reviewed in the August issue of DIVER Magazine.
Underwater photography instructor Paul Colley takes principles that have been refined by artists over centuries and adapts them to the underwater world, showing everyone how to frame interesting images which really grab the viewer’s attention.
For a chance to win, enter the competition here.

Sea & Sea turns to training

British diving equipment distributor Sea & Sea has been appointed as the British and Irish regional office for the American recreational dive trainer Scuba Diving International (SDI)and its sister agency Technical Diving International (TDI). more...

Aladin Square computers recalled

Johnson Outdoors Diving, owner of SCUBAPRO, has announced a recall of 204 Aladin2, commonly called the Aladin Square, dive computers, which "fail to meet the company’s high-quality standards, potentially posing a risk of decompression sickness". more...

North Wales hosts diving festival

The annual Anglesey ScubaFest, at which divers can mix with industry trainers and equipment suppliers, go diving and enjoy evening entertainment, takes place on 16 and 17 August. more...

MCS plans biggest beach clean

The Marine Conservation Society holds its annual beach cleaning volunteer event from 19 to 22 September - and wants it to be the best ever. more...

Giant jellyfish move in

A species of giant jellyfish, normally a sporadic visitor to British waters, has been encountered in large numbers over a wide area in south west Cornwall. more...

Training death

A woman has died after getting into difficulty while on a training dive at an inland site in Kent. more...
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    Win a Luxfer pony cylinder
    Don't forget to cast your vote in DIVER Magazine's latest Big Question for the chance to win a Luxfer emergency pony cylinder worth £106.
    This month, exactly 10 years after we first sought your views, we are again asking: On holiday, would you take a day off from repetitive diving? Answer yes or no and feel free to comment.

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    Far end of Europe

    Somewhere less heard-about but no less rewarding for scuba divers is volcanic El Hierro, smallest and westernmost of the Canary Islands. more...

    Shout-out! for the great guides
    Appeared in DIVER April 2014

    Otto shows off a seaweed wig in Raja Ampat Some are good, some are poor, and some are just brilliant – LISA COLLINS wanders down Memory Lane with some of the best dive-guides she has met more...

    Hangers-on in Lundy
    Appeared in DIVER April 2014

    A seal hitches a ride from a passing snorkeller – in this case Steve Dover’s son Fiohann Lundy Island provides an annual place of pilgrimage for STEVE DOVER, friends and children – and more often than not the seals are up for a laugh more...

    Scilly expectations
    Appeared in DIVER June 2014

    St Martin’s Bay The Scilly Isles, England’s furthermost inhabited land, have been luring ships onto their shores for centuries – right up to the 1990s, in fact.
    SUE DALY spends a week getting to know some of its wrecks more...

    Face/OFF - When freediving met CCR
    Appeared in DIVER July 2014

    At first there was mutual suspicion Both closed-circuit rebreathers and breath-hold offer a means of bubble-free immersion, but that’s where any similarities end. How would two instructors fare, learning each other’s unfamiliar style of diving Freediver EMMA FARRELL reports, with photography by GAVIN PARSONS more...

    Trials of the tuna ranch
    Appeared in DIVER July 2014

    DAVID JONES went diving with tuna to get some underwater photos – but came away from the pens with some big questions to tackle more...

    Strait portraits
    Appeared in DIVER April 2014

    Chromodoris nudibranch with hitch-hiking emperor shrimp; In the unusual submarine world of Lembeh Strait, exotic creatures with bizarre adaptations thrive. JUSTIN GILLIGAN turned it into an underwater studio to capture the results he wanted more...

    Beauty and the deep
    Appeared in DIVER July 2014

    Previous  winner Jaime-Lee (right) and instructor Kat model dresses under water Miss Scuba UK, a recent addition to the diving calendar, is held not in the English Channel but in the photogenic Red Sea. LISA COLLINS accompanies the 10 contestants and their minders to El Gouna, to find out whether they are really into diving or just paying it lip-gloss service more...


    Our selection of books on diving and related subjects can be sent to all destinations in the UK and abroad.
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    Brighton Diver
    18th September 2013

    Brighton Diver 1 Chichester Close
    East Sussex
    BN2 8LL more...

    The Diving Cellar
    11th September 2013

    The Diving Cellar SCAPA FLOW
    The Diving Cellar
    KW16 3AA

    Northern Diver Ltd
    11 April 2013

    Appley Lane North
    Appley Bridge
    WN6 9AE more...

    Full womens dive kit

    Mares shorty 5mm wet suit
    Mares Ariel BCD ladies fit small
    Scuba Pro octopus
    scuba Pro D400
    scuba Pro small gauge
    Tusa fins, 1.5 later ocean pack, torch, weight belt, pocket mask, SMB, writing pad, 2 spare masks, all in a wheels bag

    Looking for 500 for the lot worth a lot more! more...

    Scuba Mallorca
    2nd July 2013

    Scuba Mallorca Scuba Mallorca
    Carrer d'Elcano 23
    07470 Port de Pollença
    Spain more...

    Dive Centre Gran Canaria for sale

    Dive Centre Gran Canaria for sale Established and profitable dive centre fully based on a 15m boat for sale.
    Located in the exclusive Marina Pasito Blanco close to the 5* hotels resorts area "Meloneras" in Maspalomas/Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria. more...

    Sub Aqua Prints

    3 Crescent Road, Alverstoke, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2DH more...

    VR Technology Ltd

    Unit 12, Blackhill Road West, Holton Heath Industrial Estate, Poole, Dorset, BH16 6LE more...

    Brighton Diver 2014
    31st July 2014

    Brighton Diver 2014 August and September
    Diving for Individuals and groups.

    If you would like to dive weekday or have a wreck you would like to dive please email or call

    Saturday 2nd Pentrych 21m 0830 away 10 spaces
    Sunday 2nd Ikeda 22m 0900 away 4 spaces


    Our wide range of listings is designed to help you find everything you need to help you enjoy your diving. It lists all the businesses that will supply you with your diving needs, where to find them and what they offer - together with some great Special Offers and Last Minute opportunities.
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    Grand Sea Serpent
    23rd July 2013

    Grand Sea Serpent Sea Serpent Fleet
    Ceramic Building
    Red Sea
    Egypt more...

    Skills Booster Guide
    Appeared in DIVER July 2014

    Skills booster –
    your diving self-improvement guide.
    Click on any of the guide subjects below to see what courses and special training are available. more...