Asian Dive Expo

A Flawless Discussion

Back in the days when I gave a lot of thought to virginity, I always regarded it as a – hopefully – temporary condition somewhat similar to having the chicken pox or measles, an ailment that, if I was lucky,… Read More ›

Mystery of the Last Olympian

Mystery of the Last Olympian – By Richie Kohler with Charlie Hudson Bringing history to life, Richie Kohler’s book, ‘Mystery Of The Last Olympian’ is an all-encompassing saga of iron and steel and flesh and blood that’s as much about… Read More ›

Dress For Success

It’s become apparent that in some diving circles technology is breathing new life into the old adage that ‘clothes maketh the man’ – an olde worlde way of saying that ‘first impressions count’. Beguiled by brand names, developments in life-support… Read More ›

A Swan Song

The 14th December marks the 19th anniversary of the first scuttling of a former RN Warship as an artificial reef: —————- Final preparations for the sinking of the former Royal Australian Navy Destroyer Escort, HMAS Swan, were completed a few… Read More ›

The Deep Scattering Layer

First noticed during the latter stages of the Second World War when hydro-graphic survey ships equipped with echo sounders showed a ‘phantom seabed’ appearing on the graphs, the Deep Scattering Layer (DSL) often appeared many hundreds of fathoms above that… Read More ›