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Diving during lockdown

I am sure that we all had great plans for the 2020 dive season that was just opening up when Covid-19 hit and not only the UK but almost the entire world went into lockdown. Travel both …

Why ?

Around 10 years ago I walked into Scuba Scene to start on my PADI Open Water diving course. I had wanted to learn to dive ever since, as a child, I had seen Jacques Cousteau floating around in …

Perfecting Buoyancy Control

It’s not surprising that the most common injuries among divers are related to buoyancy issues—barotrauma, uncontrolled ascents, marine life injuries and more could be prevented with some practice and attention to detail.

Inefficient buoyancy control can result …

This months v-blog looks at knot tying….If  you havent done the search and recovery course then you may not know there are three knots that PADI expect you to know….These are made to look easy under the hands of Al …

My first diving liveaboard

Up to now most of my diving experiences have been in fairly (very !) cold and murky UK dive centres with the occasional dive in the warmer waters of the Med whilst on holiday. However this …

This month’s blog is all about the continual discussions in diving about the merits of quarries versus sea and courses versus dives for experience. I have split the two parts up but I know that many of the arguments for …

It may seem like a strange video to put up….’putting kit together’…however we have seen divers struggle with this basic skill after coming back from overseas diving…so just to help everyone, Lee has put together this handy video clip.

Being able to experience the diversity of the underwater world is amazing, you can dive the same site 10 times and always find or see something different. When I’m talking to people telling them about my underwater adventures they often …

As we are at the beginning of new year I thought it may be good time to put some of my observations down on some of the issues new divers commonly suffer with.

The most basic issues, certainly those doing …

Hi Hope this letter finds you in good health. I just wanted to bring you up to speed with what’s been happening over the last few months at scuba scene. Starting back in May we had our Red Sea trip …