Experiences, how to make diving affordable, choosing your equipment and where to go diving
Serial try-diver Lynne Reid Banks starts diving at 77
Raw recruits PADI's Discover Scuba course
Beginner's Luck How a beginner became a whale shark magnet
Return of the Rockhopper It all started out as a young snorkeller
How to stay in the black..and out of the Red How to make your diving affordable
Where in the world to dive: a beginner's guide.
What do all those bits and pieces of equipment do?
Get the Gear How to choose your basic gear.
Dive the World Where to go diving.
Join TV's Esther McVey on her first open-water dive.
Anchor down those novices Eilat as a training centre
If Blue Planet hasn't quite convinced you, check out these features
Take the Plunge Why dive anyway?
Quarry Deep, Mountain High How a love of heights became a love of the deep
Delayed Entry Diver's publisher explains how the bug finally bit
Three veterans recall their early diving days.
Examining the examiners Oct 2001
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Ready, Steady, Dive Becoming the youngest BSAC Club Diver
Ocean Diver No 1: Will Saskia make the grade?
SAA - THE THIRD WAY July 2001
PADI makes a bigger splash February 2001
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How to find your nearest dive school |
If you are looking for a BSAC club, visit their website at www.bsac.com and look for a branch or school under the find section.
SSI schools are listed on their website www.ssiuk.com - look under the schools button
If you're in Scotland, then check out the Scottish Sub Aqua Club site at www.scotsac.com. Click on the "branches" tab at the top of the page.
The Sub Aqua Association website is www.saa.org.uk and they have a link to SAA clubs at the top of the page which leads through to a clickable map.
The list of UK SDI facilities are at www.tdisdi.com/sdi/afiliate/uk.html
Not the easiest task! Go to www.padi.com, look under dive centers and resorts under 'Other Searches' You need to Select a Location by scrolling down to England Great Britain (or wherever you live) and that should bring you up a list of centres.
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Everything from underwater photography to boat handling and technical diving
Beginning to lose the light Chris Boardman goes cavern diving with Martyn Farr
Underwater photography; first steps in Caymans.
Going Further Extra training to take you further.
Picture this... Getting started in Underwater Photography.
No more Scooby-Dooing Sue Daly goes commercial
Free ride Brendan O'Brien learns to free dive
4 ways to absorb nitrox - comparison of 4 courses
Skimming the surface arts Boat-handling training, August 2001
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