Crowthorne based Gold Star Scuba Diving Centre, Divecrew, have won the Federation of Small Businesses “Family Business Award” (South) 2018. Husband and wife team pick up another award for Divecrew based in Crowthorne, at a prestigious lunch held in Sandown Park Race Course. Divecrew’s co-owner and PADI Master Instructor Martin Weddell stated, ‘We are over the moon to win this award for the team at Divecrew. It is recognition of an incredibly professional team that makes Divecrew the region’s leading dive centre.’. Divecrew are the UK’s only Gold Star IDC Centre that teaches not only main stream PADI Divers but…
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Listen to Ruth Mort’s interview with Stephen Lowe on BBC Radio Lancashire, talking about all things relating to The Great Northern Dive Show. (Interview starts at around 49 minutes). http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05td74d#play
Great Hammerhead, Tiger, Silky, Caribbean Reef and nurse sharks – 12th to 19th March, 2018
This is an escorted, land-based Great Hammerhead and Tiger Shark trip in the Bahamas, March 12 to 19, 2018, with some Silkies, Caribbean reef sharks, and nurse sharks thrown in for good measure.
Beachcomber Hotels & Resorts, the luxury hotel group with eight properties in Mauritius, is delighted to announce the launch of its new accommodation concept, Victoria for 2, at Victoria Beachcomber Resort & Spa.
Diver Lifts are common on dive boats in the UK but in an unusual move for a safari boat in the Red Sea, MV Legends have now completed the installation of a full diver lift on their Red Sea Liveaboard vessel. As a specialist safari boat, the MV Legends Team have created the lift to cater for technical divers with lots of equipment, divers with disabilities or for those who struggle climbing a traditional dive ladder in a choppy sea. Learn more about MV Legends and what makes this boat different than your traditional Red Sea Liveaboard at: http://www.mvlegends.com
We are pleased to announce that Cave Camp will be joining us at The Great Northern Dive Show in 2018. This unique crossover will see two different diving events working together to promote the world of diving. Learn more about Cave Camp at: http://www.cavecamp.com Learn more about The Great Northern Dive Show at: http://www.thegreatnortherndiveshow.com
We are pleased (and excited) to announce that The Great Northern Dive Show has joined forces with Expanse Learning, with a view to partner on numerous future projects covering education and achievements within the special needs sector. This is in addition to this fantastic organisation becoming the swimming pool sponsor of The Great Northern Dive Show 2018.
Catch up with Markus, Patricia & David at DIVE Birmingham, Caribbean Village, booth CV4 21st and 22nd October 2017.
British diver Steven Slater reportedly got into difficulties while diving the wreck of the SS Andrea Doria which sank 60 miles from Nantucket, Massachusetts in 1956. The 46-year-old, from Gateshead was pulled unconscious from the water by the crew of the dive charter boat and CPR was administered, but he was later pronounced dead. No cause of death has yet been confirmed. A post on the EUROTEK Advanced Diving Conference page said: “Steve was a hugely respected and well-liked British wreck and technical diver” The Andrea Doria has become known as the “Everest of Wreck Diving” after more than a dozen…
ARC Marine aims to protect the UK’s indigenous white-clawed freshwater crayfish population from extinction with their first custom-built reef structure at Vobster Quay, an inland water site and former quarry, near Radstock, Somerset. The small Torbay-based company, who were given a starting loan by Virgin Startup, design and build artificial reefs that can block illegal fishing trawlers, provide a protective marine habitat for endangered and declining species, boost the stocks of overfished species and protect coastlines and underwater habitats from erosion. ARC Marine is funding its world-first operation through a crowdfunding campaign, and chose the reef’s site due to its…