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Somabay for New Year’s Eve?

By |2019-12-10T12:53:56+00:00December 10th, 2019|Dive Travel News|

“Escape the hustle and bustle of the city this New Year’s Eve and head to Somabay.” That’s the proposition from the 5* destination on Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera, which promises “guaranteed sunshine and a whole host of parties and gala dinners to enjoy” as well as a wide range of activities including excellent diving and snorkelling. Read more...

Thorfinn captain downplays naval rescue

By |2019-12-06T13:15:57+00:00December 6th, 2019|Diving News|

 Long-established Truk Lagoon diving liveaboard Thorfinn was reported by the US Navy to have run aground off the coast of Chuuk in Micronesia during a storm on 1 December. It stated that the USNS Salvor, which had been conducting salvage training in Chuuk’s Weno Harbour, responded to the vessel’s distress calls and came to the rescue. Read more...

Iconic WW1 warship Scharnhorst located

By |2019-12-05T11:34:08+00:00December 5th, 2019|Diving News|

The wreck of the German armoured cruiser SMS Scharnhorst, the flagship of Rear-Admiral Graf von Spee’s East Asia Squadron during World War One, has been discovered  in the South Atlantic by British underwater archaeologist Mensun Bound. The discovery has provided new evidence for how the Royal Navy won 1914’s Battle of the Falkland Islands so decisively. Read more...

WIN! WIN! WIN! A Tovatec Mera light & camera worth £289

By |2019-12-04T11:53:35+00:00December 4th, 2019|Divernet Xtra Prize|

“Taking photographs and video under water can capture a lasting memory, but it can also be complicated,” says Tovatec. “Not only do you have to buy cameras, lights, trays and arms, but those items are bulky, difficult to align, and hard to manoeuvre both above and below water. Not to mention that it can be difficult to enjoy a dive with both hands operating a camera. Read more...