All the latest from DIVE Magazine this week
TRIPPING THE LIGHTS FANTASTIC
Or diving with, them, at any rate! From our Autumn Print Issue, Mark ‘Crowley’ Russell sheds some illumination on the best dive lights available for 2019, from budget recreational torches to dark-busting technical canister lights.
MALTA’S DEEP UNDERWATER HERITAGE
Earlier this year, 11 historical wrecks were made available to technical divers by Heritage Malta’s Underwater Cultural Heritage Unit. In a new six-part series, we preview each of the wrecks and how they met their fate at the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea, starting with Odin class submarine HMS Olympus and Duncan class battleship HMS Russell.
OCEAN ART RETURNS FOR 2019
The Underwater Photography Guide’s 2019 Ocean Art Competition is now accepting entries. Sixteen categories are available to photographers, from those of novice compact camera level to professionals with state-of-the-art DSLRs.
MALDIVES HONEYMOON LIVEABOARD
Premier travel specialists Dive Worldwide are offering over £1,000 off a luxury liveaboard holiday for couples – or single people who don’t mind sharing a cabin – cruising the Maldives atolls onboard the M/Y Duke of York.
Our #FeaturedPhotographer this week is Luca Crudeli, an Italian underwater photographer currently based in Mozambique, and publisher of an underwater photographic dive guide of Tanzania. Check out Luca’s portfolio and drop us a line to the address at the end of the article if you’d like to see your work featured by DIVE.
FIRST EUROPEAN 3D CAVE MAP
Czech cave divers carried out the first successful 3D cave mapping expedition in Europe at the complex Chýnov Cave system earlier this year.
ATOMIC AQUATICS BC2 COMES TO EUROPE
Following the success of its 2017 redesign of the BCD – the BC1 – Atomic Aquatics’ new BC2 will be available in Europe from late September.
DIVE AUTUMN 2019 PRINT ISSUE – OUT NOW!
This Autumn, Alfie Minnaar swaps tropical Gili T for the deep freeze of lake Baikal, Francesa Page brings us a fantastic artist’s impression of Cocos Island diving, Tom St George dives with the sea dogs of Cat Island, Chloe Smith visits the ‘secret south’ of the Great Barrier Reef and the HMAS Tobruk, and René B Andersen brings us some incredible images from the wreck of the Sao Paolo, a challenging, deep-water version of the Thistlegorm. And if that’s not enough, Louise Murray writes about the lives of Philippino dive guides, Mark ‘Crowley’ Russell sheds some illumination on dive lights – and we feature all 20 of the brilliant winning entries into our #OriginalDIVEPhoto competion.