Adding Weight

Most people are naturally neutrally buoyant. With a normal relaxed lung volume, they neither flo...
by Steve Brown 05/12/14

Diving from Small Boats

Divers soon get tired of having to swim out from the shore. It's almost normal to use a boat to ...
by Steve Brown 28/11/14

Drift Diving

Strong currents can be a delight if you know that your boat will come to pick you up after you s...
by Steve Brown 21/11/14

Hazardous Marine Life?

So what about the sharks? Everything eats everything else in the ocean and yet, because the mari...
by Steve Brown 14/11/14

Wreck Diving

There is always something special about diving on the remains of a mighty ship that now lies on ...
by Steve Brown 07/11/14

Which Fins For You?

For years I was noted for my side-by-side equipment comparison tests in Diver Magazine. In fact I...
by Steve Brown 31/10/14

Do You Need A Drysuit?

  My wife has gone for a short holiday to Iceland. While she is there, she plans to make a dive o...
by Steve Brown 24/10/14

How Long Will Your Diving Cylinder Last?

The big question that every new diver wants answered is about how long the air in the diving cyl...
by Steve Brown 17/10/14

What if You get Sick?

What if you become ill just before setting off on an expensive dive trip or while you are away? ...
by Steve Brown 05/09/14

Downloading Dives

Reg Valentine was an original founder of the British Sub-Aqua Club and for many years operated a ...
by Steve Brown 15/08/14

Hoods & Gloves

Your brain is your most important organ and demands a plentiful supply of blood yet few of us ha...
by Steve Brown 08/08/14

Look Before You Leap

Safety is the first thought of and most important aspect of scuba diving. With all your pre-dive...
by Steve Brown 25/07/14