Navy diver reaches 2000 feet

Developed by OceanWorks International from Vancouver, British Columbia, the Hardsuit 2000 was designed to withstand underwater pressure at 2,000 feet. Current models have only been able to go down as far as 1,200 feet. “The suit worked incredibly,” said...

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Survey of World's 100 Best Dive Sites

Divers visiting the SCUBA Travel web site have voted the Yongala (Australia) the best dive site in the world. It has nearly double the number of votes as its runner-up, the Thistlegorm (Red Sea)...The Yongala is a shipwreck in Queensland...

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Innovative new dive ropes light up the scuba diving industry

"The Glow Rope and Cleat assembly allows for the number one factor SAFETY for our divers," stated, Deb Savageau, CEO of Fire Forks Unlimited, N.D. "If a diver loses his or her diving buddy they can count on our illuminating...

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Diving Coron Bay, Philippines

There's a whole website dedicated to the wrecks and their maritime history at CoronWrecks.com - an excellent piece of research. I found some general info about Palawan at Wikipedia and Palawan.com, and a good overview of all the dive sites...

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Diving the HMS Warrior II, English Channel

We left the harbour bright and early at 8:30 looking forward to a good dive on the Warrior II, a ship which has an interesting story, and which met her end in 1940 being sunk by a fleet of 50...

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Diver Discovers WWII Warplane Off Australia

Diver and underwater filmmaker Ben Cropp recently announced that he had located a wrecked plane in 20 feet of water “about half a mile” off the tip of Cape York, . Claiming the WWII wreck has a wing span of...

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Scuba Diving Treasure Hunters say there is more Treasure at Elba

A group of diving enthusiasts who found sunken treasure in the sea off the island of Elba this year are convinced there is more and are preparing for a new expedition in 2006, says Ansa The coins they found...

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Scuba diving the wreck of the HMS Boadicea

This is another scuba dive trip report from my back catalogue. I’ve got the GPS co-ordinates now so have added it to the map too. Its the time of year when I tend to think about the great dives...

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Scuba divers decorate Wreck with Christmas Tree

Members of the scuba club South Florida Divers have decorated a 70ft (20 mtrs) wreck with a christmas tree as part of a tradition going back 20 years. The wreck of the Hog Heaven is situated off Fort Lauderdale....

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Hurghada, Egypt in the News

The Red Sea’s first purpose-sunk wreck off Hurghada is now open to divers with a minimum of 100 logged dives and certified as BSAC sports diver or equivalent. The former cargo ship Hebbat Allah lies “bolt upright” between 75 and...

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Wreck Diving Magazine

The only thing I think that’s more shameful than our never having mentioned Wreck Diving Magazine…is Wreck Diving Magazine’s website. Okay, that may be a little harsh, but the website ain’t great. On it, you can learn what’s in the...

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Red Sea Yolande Wreck may be the deepest ever wreck scuba dive

From a thread on Yorkshire Divers, Leigh Cunningham and Mark Andrews yesterday finalised their Yolande project by scuba diving the wreck itself, which can be found between 145 and 200m on a sandy ledge on a reef wall. The...

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Dive Scapa Flow

Scapa Flow is one of Britain's most historic stretches of water. Located among the Orkney Islands, off the northeast coast of Scotland, the natural harbor has provided shelter to ships since the King Haaokon’s Viking fleet used the place...

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Cornish Divers arrested on treasure hunt suspicion

From the BBC: A team of Cornish commercial divers could be facing extradition accused of plundering shipwrecks of the Spanish coast. It was originally claimed that the team was illegally diving for gold and diamonds on a wreck off...

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Hilma Hooker Scuba Diving Wreck Bonaire

I found an interesting article about the wreck of the Hilma Hooker in Bonaire. Back in 1984, when the Hilma Hooker lost power not far from the coast of Bonaire, she was towed to the main pier on the...

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Jamaica treasure discovery

Without doubt, hunting sunken wrecks is a very speculative adventure. A business, endeavor, or hobby which motivates many people to attempt the sometimes impossible dream of finding treasure, and the fame that often accompanies the find.In 2004, after many months...

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