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As Intriguing As Ever

I must admit that my heart sank a little at the prospect of reading yet another book about Lt-Cdr Lionel Crabb, the fallen angel who has inspired a shelf-full of tomes since the 1950s. Read more...

Bleak Expectations

I have watched many documentaries bemoaning the state of the marine environment over the years, and have come to expect them at least to end on an uplifting note. Read more...

Marlin Hunt

Think you’ve seen it all under water and ready for new thrills? HENLEY SPIERS found a hot contender in the new-thrills category recently, off Mexico’s Pacific coast Read more...

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People Who Need People

Human beings are big animals, of course, but for a long time RICHARD ASPINALL considered other divers more of a nuisance than a photo-opportunity. 'I was wrong!' he admits now Read more...

  • Sardines moving at full pelt, trying to get away from hungry dolphins.

Fly, Run, Dive

Where in the world can you ride out in a small boat and jump into the ocean to see dolphins, sharks and whales up close, all in the same day? It’s possible in South Africa when the greatest show in the ocean takes place. Read more...

TIGER TIGER

If you enjoy the company of sharks, Tiger Beach in the Bahamas is the place to be in winter and spring, says BRANDI MUELLER Read more...

Two and a Half to Bandos

A two-year-old along for the ride was no bar to diving for Federica Squadrilli Carr, but her son was far from the only non-diver at one of the Maldives’ oldest resorts. Read more...

Light Show

MELISSA HOBSON wasn’t sure what to expect on her first fluo night-dive in Madagascar, but she was anticipating fireworks. Read more...

  • A diver descends into the base of the Caesar turret barbette.

Scapa Flow 100

Scapa diver MIKE WARD looks at the epic story behind the event, the best way to dive the Flow, and talks to Rod Macdonald, author of what many regard as the location’s definitive dive-guide. Read more...

To Divemaster and Beyond

Tell a commercial diver training agency that you want to be an instructor and it will extend a warm welcome, says SIMON PRIDMORE. Just don’t kid yourself that you’re submitting a job application – you’re buying a product. Read more...

Nineteen to Intrigue

It’s probably fair to say that awareness of wreck-diving in the five Great Lakes is not high on this side of the Atlantic, but in North America these bodies of water command a big following of divers. Read more...

Daylight

DIVER’s freediving consultant Marcus Greatwood had been trying to capture the spectacular image below for some time. Read more...