Post Tagged with: "UK"

Interview with London Excel Outdoor Show Competition Winner – Katie Gibbs

Interview with London Excel Outdoor Show Competition Winner – Katie Gibbs

12 September, 2017 at 8:32 am Comments are Disabled

If you joined us at the London Excel Outdoor Show then you may have entered our competition to win a PADI course. We caught up with the winner of the competition, Katie Gibbs, to find out what she thought of her PADI Open Water Diver course she took at Flippas-n-Fins […]

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A Female Scuba Diver in London

A Female Scuba Diver in London

8 September, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Toni Norton, founder of Purple Turtle Diving, London You know when you first meet someone and at some point the conversation is bound to turn to what you do for a living?  That’s always an interesting conversation for me.  When I answer “I’m a diving instructor”, I tend […]

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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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Dream Diving in the UK with AmbassaDiver Gemma Smith: Part 2

Dream Diving in the UK with AmbassaDiver Gemma Smith: Part 2

12 May, 2017 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

AmbassaDiver, Gemma Smith‘s, previous post focused on the history of the UK’s waters. Here she continues her exploration, looking at the array of UK marine life on offer… If it’s big fish and marine life encounters that you crave, the UK can also provide plenty of that. Lying off the coast […]

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Dream Diving in the UK with AmbassaDiver Gemma Smith: Part 1

Dream Diving in the UK with AmbassaDiver Gemma Smith: Part 1

11 May, 2017 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

This post about diving in the UK was written by AmbassaDiver Gemma Smith Ask most divers where their dream location to dive is, and you probably won’t be surprised by the answers; The Maldives, The Great Barrier Reef, The Red Sea, Thailand, Mexico… Too many wonderful places to go, and […]

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