Articles & Publications

Hilary W Oman

On the first week of February, 12 divers from Stratford-on-Avon dive club set off for a week on the Saman Explorer diving around the Hallaniyat islands. 2 of us had been on this trip 2 years ago and were impressed with the amount of... Continue reading


Happy PADI Discover scuba diving participants   It’s probably one of those things Instructors get used to, as the number of students they work with increases the smaller details may tend to lose their sharpness. So it is with a Divemaster at the start... Continue reading

Dave in the Philippines

Following a meeting at the London Dive show recently, I’ve just returned from an amazing trip to the island of Malapascua in the Philippines.   While Ultimate Diving were supporting the Philippines tourism stand, I was lucky enough to get chatting to Becca Johansson... Continue reading

Marcelina Jesus By "Sete Cidades Lake" Azores

“It might be best known for its pelagic action, but as Marcelina Jesus discovered, the Azores offers a superlative mix of topside and underwater attractions for the visiting diver.”   Sport Diver – May 2015 – Available Now – Click HERE to buy this... Continue reading

Marcelina Jesus - LIDS 2015

“Lured by the promise of world-class reefs and adrenaline-fueled shark encounters Marcelina Jesus ventures to the wild islands of Fiji.   Sport Diver – December 2013 – Click the link below to find out more about her adventure   Fabulous Fiji by Marcelina Jesus... Continue reading


Trip ExperienceDeparting from London Heathrow on Saturday at 21:45 the Sri Lankan airlines flight was comfortable with enough legroom for someone over 6ft in height. Entertainment was limited with no on-demand TV but as it was a night flight this was not too much... Continue reading