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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...

A Tale of Two Mines

STEFAN PANIS enjoys delving into mines, and he has been diving two old workings on the continent – a German pit that once produced slate, and one in Belgium from which black marble was extracted. Read more...

Two-Way Push

The book is a great read, though it could have done with a better title. Yes, it is about recovering gold, but when the salvage turned to the U-boats I felt a little lost before eventually being put back onto the “gold route”. Read more...

  • Veteran diver Mike Maloney.

Senior Moments

As divers get older, if they’re sensible rather than getting bolder they learn to tailor their diving to their capabilities. But eventually there may come a time to take stock. 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...