shore diving

Writing a wrong

Bending the truth a little is an important part of diving culture. As far as I can see there’s very little point in doing a dive if, at the end of it, the only entry in the logbook is, “Got… Read More ›

“No” fear!

I’ve always held the word ‘No’ in high regard. Apart from its structural simplicity it’s always stood by me like a good friend when I’ve considered myself at risk in the face of questions like, “Was it you who put… Read More ›

Strategic Planning

Whatever the type of diving and however talented and experienced the individual, proficiency in technique counts for nothing if there’s not a supporting plan to hold the dive together. Whether it’s a shallow shore dive; a drop onto a deep… Read More ›

The things we do for love

According to a recent statistical survey, forty percent of the world’s adult population are, at any one time, actively engaged in the search for a suitable partner while another forty percent are anxiously trying to remove themselves from a relationship… Read More ›

Life’s a beach

Seldom receiving the attention that it deserves, shore diving is often considered a poor substitute for the spectacular variety of dive sites accessed by boat. With none of the perceived challenges or convenience associated with diving from the side of… Read More ›