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PADI Open Water or BSAC Ocean Diver?

It goes without saying that the two best known diving agencies for UK divers are BSAC – the UK based British Sub Aqua Club – and PADI – the US based Professional Association of Dive Instructors – but which is best? Being the more commercial and heavily marketed of the two, PADI is probably the […]

Dive Holidays for Singles

Now a growing trend, singles holidays are available all over the world, from Cayman Island resorts to Red Sea Liveaboard adventures. But, with dive holidays, there’s no real need to opt for one of these ‘specialist singles holidays’ and subject yourself to speed-dating evenings and awkward conversations, as scuba diving lends its-self naturally to pairing […]

Red Sea Dive Books

Four Good Guides 1. Red Sea Sharks (1999) by Jeremy Stafford-Deitsch A photographic guide to sharks of the Red Sea, aimed at scuba divers specifically. As well as a stack of stunning photos, the guide includes information on shark biology and behaviour, and includes a compendium of Red Sea sharks, which range from silvertips to […]

Scuba Dive Kit

Taking good care of your kit does more than makes it last and look nice. Dirty or damaged kit can lead to technical faults that could put your gear out of action altogether or, worse still, be potentially hazardous when underwater. So, whether you’re spending two weeks on a Red Sea Liveaboard or are going […]

Red Sea Live aboards: Endemic Marine-life You’ll Find when You Dive

The Red Sea has a huge number of endemic species – some experts say as many as 20% of 1100 species living here are unique to this location. It can be difficult to pinpoint the exact figures, as new species are discovered each year and our understanding of the global distribution of marine-species is still […]

Red Sea Liveaboard: What to Expect

Thinking about, or already booked, a Red Sea Liveaboard holiday? Here’s a taste of what to expect on-board and underwater: About the Red Sea: The Red Sea’s best-known diving area is concentrated around the ‘Egyptian Riviera’, but this Indian Ocean inlet stretches for almost 1,400 miles, from Somalia to Jordan, visiting countries such as Sudan, […]

Red Sea or Maldives Diving Holiday?

Red Sea Diving holidays and Maldives Diving holidays have a reputation for offering some of the best scuba experiences on the planet. But how can you choose between the two? Online reviews are all well and good, but if a certain resort doesn’t meet a guest’s individual tastes, or if they happen to visit during […]

Red Sea Divers: Buying your own scuba gear

The great thing about scuba diving is that you don’t need to own your own kit in order to enjoy the sport. With most dive centres hiring out well-maintained gear as part of a dive package, even some of the most addicted divers often choose not to buy their own. However, owning even a few […]

Top 5 Dive Destinations for 2012

Make 2012 the year to try something new, dive somewhere different, or tick off one of the world’s best-known dive sites. Whether it’s shark diving near an uninhabited island, wreck diving from a Red Sea liveaboard or a historic dip in the North Sea, we think you should get at least one of these unique […]

Family Dive Holidays

Whether you’re a well-established pod of experienced divers or are intending to all learn together this year, a scuba-diving trip can be one of the most memorable ways to spend a week or so away with the family. But with astounding dive sites spread across the planet, the biggest difficulty is deciding where to go. […]

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