Cathy Evans


Recent blog posts written by Cathy Evans

PADI Women’s Dive Day goes to the French Riviera

PADI Women’s Dive Day goes to the French Riviera

25 July, 2017 at 12:48 am Comments are Disabled

Written by guest blogger, Florine From the very first time I heard about the PADI Women’s Dive Day, I wanted to participate. Due to my hectic agenda, I couldn’t so far. It was until this year while on a sunny Bastille Day holiday in the beautiful French Riviera I could […]

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So, What’s so Special about the Underwater World?

So, What’s so Special about the Underwater World?

17 July, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

By guest blogger Lowri James When you descend below the surface, you are welcomed into an underwater world filled with colour, life and beauty.  As divers, it is our duty to treat this world with the utmost respect and consideration as we are, in effect, ambassadors for ocean conservation.  There […]

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The Rise and Rise of Female Scuba Divers

The Rise and Rise of Female Scuba Divers

14 July, 2017 at 12:43 am Comments are Disabled

By guest blogger, and founder of Girls that Scuba, Sarah Richard. Scuba diving, like many sports, has historically been a male dominated field. However, this is changing. Since PADI’s first Women’s Dive Day in 2014 there has been a 2.2% increase in female certifications for PADI recreational courses, from 37.2% […]

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The Hidden Gems of Southern Croatia

The Hidden Gems of Southern Croatia

9 July, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Written by guest blogger, Florine The first time I heard about scuba diving in Croatia, it was all about huge shipwrecks and incredible visibility, which is, of course, exciting. However, with such amazing nature above water, I was curious to check if this extended to the underwater world we scuba […]

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WW1 wreck HMS Drake has been awarded Monument Status

WW1 wreck HMS Drake has been awarded Monument Status

6 July, 2017 at 2:42 am Comments are Disabled

There has been exciting news in Ireland; the WW1 wreck HMS Drake has been awarded Monument Status. The wreck, situated in Church Bay at Rathlin Island in Northern Ireland sunk in 1917 after being torpedoed by a German U boat. Despite being damaged by a fishing trawler, which subsequently sank […]

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The surprising Marine Life of the British Isles

The surprising Marine Life of the British Isles

4 July, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

When first thinking about the marine life of the British Isles some would imagine the occasional mackerel flashing by in the green waters as the most exciting encounter you’d have. However, as those who venture into the colder waters know, this isn’t the case. We spoke to Lloyd Jones, underwater […]

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