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Delving Beneath Albania

Diving at a location where few have dived before is every diver’s dream. For VIC VERLINDEN, the Viroit cave is such a place – and Albania a diving attraction in the making. Read more...

Big Picture

This well-written guide, sized for portability, can only boost their chances of correctly identifying that pinniped or cetacean. Read more...

Functional Slugfest

This one is all about the pictures, because the accompanying text is minimal. Still, fair enough, how far can you get into describing individual sea-slug species? Read more...

Scubapro Galileo HUD

Overall, judged purely as a dive-computer, the Galileo HUD is the business. Add the Head Up Display, and it’s genuinely the best dive-computer I’ve ever used. Read more...

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...