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£150 Million Silver Haul Found in the Atlantic Ocean

£150 Million Silver Haul Found in the Atlantic Ocean

Like other historical and archaeological sites, shipwrecks have always dazzled adventure lovers from all over the world, and, in recent years, shipwreck diving has become one of the most rewarding specialized areas of scuba diving, giving the unique opportunity to visit the mysterious past. A week ago, on September 26, a Florida-based marine exploration company […]

An Introduction To Tech Diving

An Introduction To Tech Diving

What Is Tech Diving? Tech diving (short for “technical”) is both a new branch of diving and a very old tradition. In essence Tech diving is a crossover of longstanding commercial diving techniques and modern recreational diving goals. A Tech diver will use very sophisticated dive methods and equipment that have been developed and refined […]

Scuba Diving in Marshall Islands

Scuba Diving in Marshall Islands

Who, Where and What Are the Marshall Islands? The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) is an island country in the North Pacific ocean. It is often simply grouped with the other island countries in the area as Micronesia. The country is made up of five high islands and twenty-nine atolls that roughly form into […]

Explore World War II Freighter Wrecks in Bell Island, Newfoundland

Explore World War II Freighter Wrecks in Bell Island, Newfoundland

Four massive superstructures rest quietly just two miles off shore from Newfoundland and while most divers expect poor diving conditions when it comes to wreck diving, these four WWII era freighters attract underwater photo enthusiasts from all over the world. Quick Recap on the History of Conception Bay, Bell Island On September 4th, 1942, the […]

Scuba Diving in The Great Lakes

Scuba Diving in The Great Lakes

Scuba Diving in The Great Lakes Straddling the border between Canada and the US, the five Great Lakes make up the largest expanse of fresh water on Earth. Conditions in the lakes can be demanding, but the reward is access to some of the best-preserved wrecks in the diving world. freshwater oasis The pine-flanked shores […]

Wreck of The Rainbow Warrior

Wreck of The Rainbow Warrior

Perhaps no other shipwreck on Earth has the poignancy of the Rainbow Warrior. Sunk in an act of international espionage that shocked the world, it now lies off the Cavalli Islands, in one of the most beautiful regions of New Zealand. The conservation vessel Rainbow Warrior was moored in Auckland harbor on the night of […]

Discovering underwater life of Greece

Discovering underwater life of Greece

The landmarks, monuments, culture and history are what attract most people to Greece, but very few tourists realize just how many thrilling sights there are to see under the water in Greece. Sure the museums, ruins and exhibits are worthwhile but there is so much more to explore and discover once you toss on a […]

Wreck Diving

Wreck Diving

Exploring wrecks is—for many people—the main reason of scuba diving. This activity is particularly popular in countries without coral reefs to dive on. However, it also has a general appeal, because wrecks give a historical context for a dive and demand mastery of special skills. Wreck diving is not just about ships; crashed aircraft and […]

Divers from Cornwall plead guilty

Divers from Cornwall plead guilty

Three wreck divers from Cornwall were forced to plead guilty to crimes, participation in which they denied for six years. They acknowledged that they stole property from the wrecks of “Don Pedro”, and each received six-month jail term with two years delay and a fine of 4,700 £. But a divers during six years insisted […]

Cuba: Diving with Sharks

Cuba: Diving with Sharks

The dive is being conducted in a channel called «La Boca» in Cuba. Duration of immersion is usually 45 minutes. Immersion of group is being started from the platform (number 1 in pic). Further diver diving gradually along the vertical walls of the underwater channel. The group gathering all together at depth of 7 meters, […]

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