Mike's London Dive Store Blog

How to become a Sea-Changer and do your bit for Marine Conservation!

July 16, 2015

Can you Join Mike’s Dive Store and become a Sea-Changer? You love diving. You love the sea. You love being near, in or on the sea. I don’t want to assume anything about you but since you are visiting Mike’s Dive Store website, having a root around, I think I am on the right track. If I am right, I want to ask you to become a Sea-Changer. It doesn’t involve selling your soul, joining some sinister cult that will entail leaving loved ones and living in a hut, and it won’t cost you a penny. I am asking you to become a Sea-Changer by taking some small practical actions to demonstrate your love for the sea and give something...

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Scuba Diving and Snorkelling Fins - Guest Blog by Alex Griffins

June 08, 2015

Big Black Rubber Fins Footwear can be a tricky thing: Notoriously difficult for men to get right and a lifelong obsession for many women. But what about your fins, what does your choice of diving footwear say about you? And why would anyone possibly care? First off some ground rules, well one: Let’s not go near that picture of the fins that look like high heels please (like the photo inserted above by Steve - just to annoy Alex!). Like many fellow dive professionals I have now seen or been tagged in this picture 1.7k million times. Unlike the birthday card of the 2 sharks talking about not eating the divers tank because it makes them fart, it wasn’t even...

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