Pleasure Diving in Plymouth

On a Thursday in May three of us (Grant, Brian and Alan) set off to Plymouth for a long weekend’s diving. If the motorways behave (they did) this is a fairly straightforward trip taking around 4.5 hours plus stops. We checked into the Premier Inn by the harbour and... read more

The Responsible Photographer

Photography has seen a resurgence in popularity in recent years, particularly with the advent of smart phones allowing us all to take high quality snapshots on a whim. With the abundance of amazing and beautiful creatures underwater, photography has become a popular... read more

Beginners Guide to Buying a Mask

If you are thinking about buying a mask, you have some decisions to make. First, become familiar with the components of a mask, and then take these questions into consideration. Some of the answers are obvious, and others are personal preference. That’s why... read more

Should I be a PADI Rescue Diver?

“The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times… The best moments usually occur if a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.” ~ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Have... read more

October Farne Island Trip 

Did anybody say “Seals” ? If that’s what you wanted then this weekend in the Farne Islands, delivered in spades. Four fantastic dives with pretty much constant seal action from start to finish. A great chance to meet new people and rekindle old... read more

Care for your Scuba Equipment

Tips for taking care of your Scuba Diving Equipment.   Taking proper care of your scuba diving equipment is imperative after each and every dive if you want to keep your gear in great shape for years to come. And by maintaining your scuba gear, you’ll be... read more

Farnes-tastic Seal Diving!

New Horizons Farnes Trip August 2015 The Farnes, a small group of islands start just over 1 mile offshore, from Seahouses in Northumberland; some 15 islands made up of mainly basaltic dolerite, and home to many sea birds and reputedly thousands of grey seals.  ... read more