The British Sub Aqua Club has announced that National Instructor Sophie Heptonstall has been elected BSAC’s National Diving Officer.
The warship Mary Rose was launched in 1511 and served for 34 years as the flagship of Henry VIII’s navy. She sunk, without warning, a mere two miles outside Portsmouth Harbour on 19 July 1545 with the approximate loss of 500 men and boys.Read more
Dr Margaret Rule CBE, the British archaeologist who supervised the largest maritime archaeological excavation in history and the subsequent raising of King Henry VIII's warship from the Solent seabed, has died aged 86.
Mike Irvine, a master's student at the University of Victoria, defended his master's of education thesis under water to demonstrate how underwater technology can foster better appreciation of marine science.
Samuel H. "Doc" Gruber began studying sharks in 1961, perhaps before any other scientist had done full-time research on a living shark.
Though there are nearly 50 operators on Grand Cayman now, Bob Soto was the first. He ran the business for 20 years before selling it to Ron Kipp who called it Ron Kipp’s Bob Soto’s Diving and spent the next 22 years expanding it further.Read more
Mr. Soto, who opened one of the world’s first diving resorts in Grand Cayman in 1957, is revered as a pioneer of the sport and one of the founders of the Cayman Islands tourism industry.
The Austrian diving pioneer Lotte Hass is dead. She died last Wednesday at the age of 86 in Vienna, her family announced on Monday.
It’s fair to say that Dr Terrence Gosliner has developed a healthy obsession with Anilao over the years.
It only took Gabr 12 minutes to reach the record-breaking depth, originally planned to be 350 meters.
Gabr utilized more than 60 different diving tanks and multiple gases simply to keep himself alive on the trek back to the surface.Read more
Ahmed Gamal Gabr, 42, has set the world scuba diving depth record, submerging to 332.35 meters off the Red Sea resort of Dahab on Thursday. Ahmed Gabr, a retired military officer, said he felt "unbelievable" when he emerged from the Red Sea.
It is with great sadness we have received the news that Ron, one of our most knowledgable contributors and long-standing friend of the house, has passed away following an accident last Thursday.
Peter Scoones, legendary and pioneering underwater imagery genius, passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 76 early on Sunday 20 April, surrounded by his family.
It is with immense pleasure that RAID (Rebreather Association International Divers) announces the appointment of Paul V Toomer as Director of Diver Training.
Kendall McDonald, celebrated chronicler of British diving and shipwrecks for more than 50 years, has passed away at the age of 86.