wreck divers

A Chat with Barry Andrewartha

A person who, for more than four decades, has chronicled the changing face of diving and, in the process, given the Asia Pacific diving community an established and respected ‘voice’ in which to share adventures, discoveries and concerns, Barry Andrewartha’s… 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 ›

Peter Fields – Diving Explorer

The following profile by Strike was first published in August 2005 in his on-line ‘Nekton’ Magazine. ______________________ Born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand, Peter Fields’ early ambitions to be a military aircraft pilot were thwarted when, after taking flying… 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 ›