Friday, 12 December 2014 by

Even though the wreck of the SS Thistlegorm lies closer to Sharm el Shiekh than Dahab, it’s cheaper to do the trip through us than from most dive centres in Sharm. Go figure. The SS Thistlegorm is a British ship built in 1940. In her short life she carried out three successful voyages before being


Thursday, 20 February 2014 by

The other week I started my dive from Bannerfish Bay – right outside the dive centre and, within 7 min I was above the swim through at Mashraba dive site. For those of you that have no idea what I’m talking about, this would normally take around 25 min assuming no current of course. Hence


Monday, 30 September 2013 by

What is sidemount and why should you give it a try? Sidemount diving is a diving configuration where divers wear one, two (recreational sidemount) or more (technical sidemount) tanks on their sides instead of mounted on the back (backmount). Sidemount tanks lie parallel to the body, below the shoulders and along the hips. Since the


Friday, 14 June 2013 by

Solo/self-reliant diving with H2O: what is it? Who is it for? Self-Reliant/Solo Diving has recently become more and more popular with the growth of other diving activities like deep diving, tec diving and side mount diving. With the introduction of having a redundant air source, spare mask, spare computer, etc., divers are becoming more independent