By Simon Bell, Simply Diving Dive Operations Manager They are among the world’s most vibrantly-coloured species of marine beings, are often no bigger than your thumbnail and have spawned a global obsession of cult proportions: Meet the humble sea slug…
By Simon Bell, Simply Diving Dive Operations Manager One of the most fascinating spectacles to greet scuba divers on the southern Spanish coast comes in the form of a marine species that – if it actually had a brain bigger than a peanut – would probably develop a serious case of identity crisis.
By Simon Bell, Simply Diving Dive Operations Manager Look at the following photo and it’ll be hard not to miss a huge, eight-legged cephalopod atop a rock. Look even closer and the more taxonomically-minded among you will see it’s the humble Octopus vulgaris, or common octopus to the non sea-dweller. But look even closer still […]
By Simon Bell, Simply Diving Dive Operations Manager There was a time when a man first donned a rubber mask, looked beneath the waves and felt like a superhuman as he gazed at the alien world below. Soon came apparatus that allowed a different man to stay underwater for a length of time without having […]
By Simply Diving PADI Instructor Dan Nelmes HOW’S IT GOING DIVE FRIENDS..? April 24th was a particularly important day for divers. Why, I hear you ask? Because all around the world, divers and dive companies got involved with Project AWARE’s Dive For Earth Day: One of the scuba diving world’s most important days in the […]
By Simply Diving PADI Instructor Dan Nelmes It’s happened. I finally did it. After much hard studying, intense lectures & enough cups of tea to drown an army, I made it to the end and achieved the ultimate goal that anyone who’s anyone in the diving community hopes to be: A PADI Open Water Scuba […]
By Simon Bell, Dive Operations Manager I think I might have said that once, but never again. With an IDC well under way, new Divemaster interns about to start, new Instructors being recruited and Easter holidaymakers still arriving in their droves, the only place to escape has been… yes you’ve guessed it… underwater!