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Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018
More than two million US service personnel were successfully transported across the Atlantic to England and France during World War One, and for the USA the sinking of HMS Otranto was the worst troop-transport disaster of that conflict. PETER KENDRICK reports on the recent Otranto 100 expedition to the wreck, which lies off Scotland near Islay
Posted Thursday, August 16, 2018
You don’t have to stay on a Greek island to enjoy Greek diving with all the trimmings, and ‘best-kept secret’ Epidavros offers its own argument for a mainland base. STEVE WEINMAN reports
Posted Thursday, July 19, 2018
A manta ray called Mathilde was just one big reason why SIMON MORLEY will never forget his recent trip to Socorro, San Benedicto and Roca Partida – the main Revillagigedo islands
The 5 Best Fishing Magazines
Posted Thursday, June 28, 2018
Avid fisher? Or simply passionate about the pastime? Feed your fishing thrills with our 5 best fishing magazines from Pocketmags and cast your line with confidence today!
Posted Thursday, June 21, 2018
The WW1 U-boats at Pendennis have been dived for many years, by many people. The site is probably the second most popular shore-dive in Cornwall. Thousands of trainees did their first open-water dives there, most seeing the remains of one or two of the U-boats. Not sure what to write into their log-books, other than 'Silver Steps’ or ‘Pendennis’, what were these subs? MARK MILBURN investigates, and believes he can now paint a clearer picture of what lies where and why
Posted Thursday, May 17, 2018
When she took up scuba 40 years ago, Alexandra Hildred had no idea that her life would become inextricably linked with a Tudor warship. Now the Mary Rose Trust’s Head of Research and Curator of Ordnance & Human Remains, she tells STEVE WEINMAN about the lead-up to the raising of the iconic wreck, still one of the biggest such operations ever attempted.
Posted Thursday, April 19, 2018
Not all ‘pro’ photo workshops are the same – on some you just pay and hope. But what’s it like learning to get the best from your camera under water from a recognised master? HENLEY SPIERS studies at the school of Mustard
3 Fitness Trends You Haven’t Tried
Posted Tuesday, January 9, 2018
We’ve all heard of the crazy exercises people are trying - from animal yoga to orange theory. But if one of your New Year's resolutions is to get fit and find some sort of exercise you’ll enjoy then maybe you will love one of these…
Jamie Clossick Interview
Posted Friday, September 1, 2017
Paul Monkman talks to the famous DJ carper from Blackpool.
Posted Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Matt Read reviews Four Four Two magazine
Carping4Heroes weekend raises £10k
Posted Tuesday, August 1, 2017
More than £10,000 was raised for Help for Heroes during the Carping4Heroes weekend, held for the first time at Cudmore Fisheries, Staffordshire.
STAFF PICK: F1 Racing magazine
Posted Friday, July 7, 2017
Steven Mikellides reviews F1 Racing
Lee Bowyer Interview
Posted Monday, July 3, 2017
Paul Monkman talks to former Premier League footballer Lee Bowyer about his love of carp fishing and the success of his French lake, Etang de Bows, formerly known as La Fritterie.
By Royal Appointment
Posted Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Crowy accepts an invitation from the Crown Estate.
STAFF PICK: Autosport
Posted Saturday, May 13, 2017
This week we ask our Marketing Executive Jimmy about his favourite digital magazine.
Posted Wednesday, May 10, 2017
In February IAN PEACH and his buddies went through a nightmarish boat-separation experience off Mozambique. In a DIVER exclusive he explains what happened – and how to avoid it happening to you.
National Fishing Month silver jubilee
Posted Thursday, May 4, 2017
National Fishing Month will this summer celebrate its silver jubilee, and organisers are encouraging people to mark the occasion by attending one of its many dedicated events across the country.
Nautilus Lifeline Marine Rescue GPS
Posted Friday, April 7, 2017
You don’t think you need a PLB – until you do. If there have always been reasons not to invest in one, a new product looks set to sweep them away. NIGEL WADE tests it.
Posted Thursday, October 20, 2016
Like a knight of yore on a sacred quest, NIGEL WADE finally faces the prospect of bringing an epic journey to a stirring conclusion – at a Balinese location he has already visited four times before! Can his quarry live up to the weight of expectation?
Posted Thursday, October 20, 2016
It’s a diver’s dream, and Vince Thurkettle is the underwater prospector who came across the biggest gold nugget ever found in British waters. He talks to STEVE WEINMAN
Posted Monday, March 21, 2016
As when reading a book or watching a film, STEVE WEINMAN likes to avoid spoilers and arrive open-minded at an unfamiliar destination ready for what he hopes will be pleasant surprises. So how would the tourist heart of French Polynesia measure up?
DIVER TESTS - Ratio iDive Easy dive computer
Posted Monday, March 21, 2016
NIGEL WADE tests a new dive-computer with everything but bells and whistles
Posted Monday, March 21, 2016
To enjoy the wreck-diving possibilities of Malta to the full, it helps if you’re a technical diver. CATH BATES went to see how many good dives mixed gas would enable her to fit into a week. Pictures: Peter G. Lemon
Posted Monday, March 21, 2016
Do you know about the Golden Hour? No, it’s not half-price drinks in the bar, it’s what you get when you’re in the right place at the right time at a flexible dive resort, says NIGEL WADE
Posted Thursday, November 19, 2015
Shrimps were gradually disappearing into starfish – something strange was going on in the Philippines. LISA COLLINS investigates
DIVER TESTS – Atomic Venom Frameless Mask
Posted Thursday, October 22, 2015
A mask with no frame? How does that work? Rather well, NIGEL WADE finds
Posted Thursday, October 22, 2015
Nice and easy does it – NIGEL WADE chills out in a Caribbean location tailor-made for the more relaxed diver
SHARK-FEEDING: right or wrong?
Posted Wednesday, October 21, 2015
In an extract from his new book Shark Bytes, JOHN BANTIN tackles this controversial issue head-on
Posted Tuesday, August 18, 2015
The risk of rough passages and flapping fish on your pillow is surely not too high a price to pay to dive 15 choice northern Red Sea and Gulf of Suez wrecks in a week, is it? NIGEL WADE gives the itinerary a blast
Posted Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Divers have become accustomed to Maldives resorts having a small island all to themselves, run by imported staff. NIGEL WADE, ever keen to try something different, goes to dive where the Maldivians themselves live and work
1969-70 Season - Short-sweet success for the south
Posted Saturday, June 6, 2015
What will be recalled as the most compressed League and F.A. Cup season on record because of England's World Cup commitments, the 1969-70 campaign pro-vided a bitter-sweet mixture for increasing crowds and sparked off a new fervour for the game.
The Defenders by Pat Collins
Posted Friday, June 5, 2015
No hedging now! I've looked hard at everything in the field and my money is down. It's "same again" for me with the forecast that on Sunday, June 21, you will be dancing round your TV sets, proclaiming the successful completion of their mission in Mexico by England, the defenders.
A Boxing Day sell-out
Posted Wednesday, June 3, 2015
FOR most people Christmas and the New Year are times for no work and all play. But for footballers it's a question of all work and the only play is on the pitch.
15 Dec 79 When George Best laughed in my face - Gerd Muller
Posted Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Gerd Muller, that human goalscoring machine, was 34 recently, but his record in 1979 was as good as ever.
Trail Huntin'
Posted Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Searching for singletrack and finding connection in Baja Sur
Electric Future
Posted Sunday, May 17, 2015
Is the KTM Freeride-E a silent assassin?
A Fab beginning
Posted Saturday, May 16, 2015
Cesc Fabregas on joining forces with Jose Mourinho and starting his Chelsea career with a Premier League title
Living the dream
Posted Saturday, May 16, 2015
Roger Mortimore achieves a lifelong dream when he travels to El Salvador in Central America to do battle with the spectacular roosterfish, a species that jumps and runs harder than anything else he’s ever hooked!
Deep Down
Posted Monday, May 4, 2015
When the predators are feeding in the depths, vertical is the only angle to get...
OKLAHOMA CITY: Rowing Into The Future
Posted Friday, May 1, 2015
A wasteland formerly used for flood control ditches has been transformed into a world class rowing venue.
Naranjo de Bulnes
Posted Friday, May 1, 2015
Naranjo de Bulnes is the most famous mountain in Spain, and Orbayu, its burliest route, is one of the hardest free walls in the world.
Studying in the sun
Posted Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Many divers like to take their first plunge beneath the ocean surface in balmy overseas waters. Beth and Shaun Tierney assess the options for divers on a learning curve
Rats and Hogs
Posted Thursday, April 23, 2015
Looking out over the flat calm sea you can feel the excitement rising.
Darren Cox - A life in angling
Posted Thursday, April 23, 2015
When it comes to top allround anglers, few have achieved as much as England International, and Garbolino boss, Darren Cox. This is his story...
Jason 'Kewy' Kew
Posted Tuesday, April 14, 2015
JASON KEW IS a man on a mission. Having been runner up in so many major championship over the years, he is fiercely determined that 2015 will be the year that he finally gets to stand on the top step of the podium.
End of an Era
Posted Thursday, April 9, 2015
NASCAR in shock as superstar Jeff Gordon reveals this will be his final season
The Fish Magnet
Posted Saturday, April 4, 2015
Cameron Hughes reveals the tricks he uses to draw fish into even the most unfavoured of pegs.
The Ultimate Margin Mix
Posted Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Alex Bones has been cutting Old Ghost Specimen Carp with other mixes, but reckons this particle-heavy groundbait could be just as impressive neat.
Riddle for results
Posted Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Mark Griffiths lifts the lid on a simple yet deadly approach to conquer the cold-water blues.
Fell down south
Posted Monday, February 9, 2015
Just what constitutes a fell race? And can you legitimately apply the term to a run that’s miles away from the Peaks, Lakes or Yorkshire Moors? Matt Swaine heads to Dorset’s Jurassic Coast to find out.
The reluctant hero
Posted Friday, February 6, 2015
Leigh Halfpenny is the quiet man of Welsh rugby, back home for the Six Nations and ready to show the fans just what life in Toulon has taught him.
Posted Friday, February 6, 2015
Ahead of this weekend's north London derby, Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain talks ninja turtles, big-name signings and why he's as fearless as ever
Match Fishing Clinic
Posted Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Rob Wootton is in the hot seat this month to answer readers questions.
Back to the Abyss
Posted Wednesday, January 21, 2015
ED BETTERIDGE continues his fine run of form at the famously deep and diffi cult Bundy’s Pit near Peterborough. Adapting his tactics to suit the carp’s changing mood pays dividends...
Legendary Tackle - Mitchell Match 440A Reel
Posted Thursday, January 1, 2015
We check out the Mitchell Match, which became the must-have reel for a generation.
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