Post Tagged with: "UK"

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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Organising the 8th Great Northern International Pool Freediving Competition

Organising the 8th Great Northern International Pool Freediving Competition

14 April, 2017 at 12:40 am Comments are Disabled

Before we dive headfirst into the 8th Great Northern International pool freediving competition taking place Sunday 16th April, we wanted to find out a little bit more about Steve Millard – the organiser behind the competition. What inspired you to start freediving? I’ve been a scuba diver since I was […]

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Anita Jasso and Josh Walton Athlete interviews for Great Northern Freediving competition

Anita Jasso and Josh Walton Athlete interviews for Great Northern Freediving competition

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

With the 8th Great Northern International pool freediving competition taking place this Sunday the 16th, we took a moment to chat to two of the hopeful athletes about freediving, training and competitions. Meet Anita Jasso, winner of the DYN (dynamic with fins) in the Bristol Blue competition in November 2016 and Josh […]

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