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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...

Beyond the Yellow Train

This underworld dive isn’t everybody’s cup of tea – it’s in an abandoned mine in which the workers were long ‘kept in the dark’ about the risks of their labours, though the supervisors’ gas-masks and protective suits might have given them a clue! Read more...

Down the Tube

Leading cave-diver Martyn Farr gains exclusive access to one of the world’s most impressive cave-systems – the Atlantida Tunnel in Lanzarote. Read more...

DIVER Awards 2019

The names represent the cream of the cream in the diving industry. How do we know that? Because you voted for them in this year’s DIVER Awards – and you don’t bestow your favours lightly. Read more...

DIVER Awards 2018

If so many recipients of the DIVER Awards are the same familiar names from year to year, the consistency over time of the voting serves to underline the main purpose of these most prestigious accolades. Read more...

Allergic to Latex

Statistics indicate that 1 to 6% of the general population is allergic to natural rubber latex, and in rare cases, reactions can be so violent that they are fatal. Read more...

Diving and Epilepsy

For anyone at increased risk of suffering seizures, venturing under water might seem foolhardy, but there are certain circumstances under which diving may be possible. Read more...