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John Stoneman with his film crew in Bonaire (© John Christopher Fine)
Scuba Diving

Tales of diving’s true pioneers

Why did Jacques Cousteau blank a scuba inventor reckoned to be decades ahead of his time? Who bribed divers to hand over their spearguns, only

WRECK TOUR 147 The Baron Garioch
Wreck Tours

WRECK TOUR 147: The Baron Garioch

This carelessly lost World War One victim off the Dorset coast offers plenty to see and good vis in which to see it, says JOHN

RIB diving
Scuba Diving

Boat diving is all about who’s at the helm

MARTIN SAMPSON considers the importance of choosing a good skipper, whether you’re planning to go diving from a RIB, a hardboat or a liveaboard ”I’m

Scuba Diving

5 deco techniques to avoid

Some divers follow the accepted conventions when it comes to decompression, while others prefer to go their own sweet way. MIKE WARD finds out how

Grey seals at Stiffkey, Norfolk (Duncan Harris)
Marine Biology

Grey seals are returning to UK waters but…

Much as they might be a diver favourite, their situation remains precarious, report biologists KATRINA DAVIS of the University of Oxford and RICHARD BEVAN of

Scuba News

Season’s Greetings from Divernet!

Port engine of the misidentified Bristol, Beaufighter wreck

Naxos Beaufighter still flying high for divers 

The well-preserved wreck of a WW2 RAF Bristol Beaufighter in the Greek islands was misidentified for many years. Researcher and wreck-hunting enthusiast ROSS J ROBERTSON

Pontoh's pygmy seahorse

Spicy dive-trip to Halmahera

The first day’s diving from Extra Divers Spice Island Resort seems to cover all the angles, and in some style. So how do you follow

The healing mud of Milky Way in Palau’s Rock Islands
Australia & Oceania

Palau dive-trip, Kids Sea Camp-style

AL HORNSBY finds that a Kids Sea Camp holiday in Palau is the perfect way for his family to indulge their passions – many of

The Turquoise Wreck Tour
Wreck Tours

Wreck Tour 29: The Turquoise

For the first time we venture abroad, though within easy striking distance of the South Coast, says JOHN LIDDIARD – to dive an unusual WW2