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Ship shape

The skipper promised me a wreck, so it must be down here somewhere. If the vis was better, I might even be able to see it. Read more...

Free and squeezy

Freediving – it's basically snorkelling with good PR. It involves holding your breath, often to the point of semi-suffocation. What’s so free about that? Read more...

  • Arrábida marine reserve.

Our European Tour – Part 3

In the next part of their European Tour Swedish film-makers Linn Venneberg and Mattias Granberg hit the Iberian peninsula. If you haven’t dived there, you might be in for a surprise… Read more...

  • On the wreck of the submarine M2.

Our European Tour – Part 2

Swedish film-makers Linn Venneberg and Mattias Granberg tour Europe in their campervan, initially diving on Sweden’s own west coast. Part 2: Time to head south-west and start crossing borders. Read more...

Our European Tour – Part 1

Two Swedish film-makers currently travelling around Europe for 15 months in a campervan with their two dogs to discover the continent both above and below the surface. Part 1: Slow start in Sweden. Read more...

The Hazardous Crew

For almost 40 years West Sussex divers have been keepers of the flame of an English shipwreck from the early 1700s, describing it as a site that just keeps giving. Read more...

The Long Game

Continuing his tour of some of the best elements of Scottish diving, Ross McLaren takes us on a tour of Loch Long on the west coast. Read more...

Backyard Babbacombe

He has moved from the Coral Triangle to the West Country but does Henley Spiers regard it as a comedown in terms of diving? Not a bit of it, as he now has an iconic British site on his doorstep. Read more...

  • The sight of artefacts that originally drew the divers to the gully.

Guns in the gully

We last heard from Ben Dunstan when he shared his diving experiences exploring Cornwall’s flooded mines. But when conditions allow he looks for shipwrecks, and with the 150-years-lost Boyne he struck lucky recently. Read more...

Back in the Air… back in the Swim

The vaccination programme is well underway and it’s time to start thinking about shaking the moths out of your dive gear and checking the time left on your passport. Gill Flaherty offers her six top tips for planning dive travel in 2021. Read more...

  • Clockwise, from top left: The jewelled anemone crab places anemones on its shell for protection; a shrimp provides its cleaning services; a spinecheek; and a skunk anemonefish; anemone in the process of bleaching.

Home Sweet Anemone

Anemonefish might get all the attention, especially of underwater photographers, but where would they be without their photogenic hosts? And what of all the other creatures that call them home? asks Brandi Mueller. Read more...