At 29, Sophie Dyhouse is one of the youngest divers to pass the gruelling national instructor exam. It’s the highest qualification BSAC award: the preparation takes at least two years and the exam itself lasts four days.
A dive club’s most costly asset is often its boat, but shared ownership of a RIB also brings responsibilities. BSAC instructor Richard Trevithick provides some advice for clubs hoping to get as much value as possible from their boat
Making the move to a twin-set is not as complicated as you might think. DIVE’s web editor Jane Morgan explains the factors that led her to upgrade her UK diving rig, and how she chose a system to compliment her own style of diving
British divers have been enjoying shipwrecks for more than 50 years, but how many of us truly understand what we are looking at? David Tresidder evaluates a new BSAC course aimed at helping today’s divers to master their wreck skills and knowledge