Welcome to Part 2 of our Gift Guide for divers. In this part we delve into wreck diving books. What is it like to dive these underwater museums, and what can you see?Continue reading Gift Guide for Underwater Explorers #2
Whether just starting out or an experienced salty seadog, divers never stop learning. The next lesson is always just around the corner, whether we choose it or not.
As we can only ever spend a relatively short amount of time in the water, on-land preparation is key to getting the most out of our adventures, especially as we get more experienced. The more you know, the more you realise you have yet to learn.Continue reading Gift Guide for Underwater Explorers #1
Finding gifts for divers can be a pain – they either already own all the kit they need, or if they want something new it tends to be expensive.
We can only ever spend a relatively short period in the water, so on-land preparation is key to getting the most out of dives, especially as we get more experienced. The more you know, the more you realise you have yet to learn.Continue reading Gift Ideas for the Diver in Your Life
(This is an excerpt about diving knife options taken from Jonas Arvidsson’s book Diving Equipment: Choice, maintenance and function).
“If you look at the size of many diving knives you might be led to believe that they are primarily weapons. This is not the case, a diving knife is a tool used for picking, digging, and measuring. You face a minimal risk of entanglement underwater, so it is also useful for cutting yourself loose from fishing nets or line, and seaweed or kelp. For this reason, it is important to ensure the knife remains sharp and that it has a serrated edge since this is actually more useful underwater. Continue reading How to Choose a Diving Knife
It is one of the best destinations in Europe, but what can you expect from a typical day diving on Gozo? Here, Dived Up’s Alex Gibson gives his take on this laid-back location. Continue reading A Typical Day Diving on Gozo