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Iceland - Where the world rips apart
In Silfra, Iceland has one of the world’s most celebrated dive spots. But are there other reasons for diving the island? Alex Mustard wraps up warm to find out.
Back in black - diving in the Black Sea
The Black Sea may not be on every diver’s wishlist, but its unpredictable waters host some of the planet’s most resilient creatures, and some hauntingly beautiful seascapes.
The wrecks of Norway might not be set in the warm seas of their southern counterparts, but they have an attraction all of their own.
Elise Schulte (Beautiful Elise)
Mystery surrounds the sinking of the Elise on 10 January 1942.
The Dronning Maud
On 1 May 1940 Dronning Maud was transporting a medical unit to the front at Narvik when she was attacked by German seaplanes
Diving bargains - Porquerolles, South of France
You can go on holiday and find yourself swimming in warm, blue water without even having to catch a flight. DIVE contributor Graeme Bruce proved this by driving from Tyneside to Porquerolles.
Ship of ghosts
Diving on the wreck of the Steuben was cold, deep and oppressive, but for one diver it was a chance to touch the ship’s soul. DIVE meets the man in question, Christoph Gerigk
Blue Water Battleships
Wreck divers are finding blue water and 20mm guns in the wreck-littered waters off Croatia....
Diving in a shipping lane
To carry out five deep wreck dives to 70m, involving 20 trimix divers, is something of a challenge. Doing it across the shipping lanes of the English Channel is nothing short of a miracle, as Garry Lockwood explains. Photographs by Guy Middleton
Worth the wait – The Lusitania
Age, training and legal battles couldn’t stop 76-year-old American Gregg Bemis from diving the Lusitania 35 years after buying the wreck. But was it worth it?...
HMS INVINCIBLE - North Sea
Of the dozen or so wrecks from the Battle of Jutland, the wreck of the Invincible is the most spectacular and the most awe-inspiring.
The wreck of the Jura in Switzerland’s Lake Constance is a rare example of an intact wooden shipwreck of appreciable age. But its continued preservation is very much in the hands of divers Words and photographs by Jerome Konen...
The longest day
On the 60th anniversary of the D-Day landings, we focus onthe wrecks left along the Normany coastline. They are darkand shrouded in poor visibility, but these unique photographsreveal their full glory. Words and pictures Claude Rives. ...
REAL GUIDE - The wrecks of Normandy and Brittany
This month we’ve revamped Real Guide adding a list of top dives and a wealth of information and useful tips
Floating on air
The freshwater lakes and rivers of central Europe offer a diving experience unlike any other. Swiss photojournalist Franco Banfi takes us on a guided tour of his favourites ...
A twist of fate
Chance conspired against the ship of the Liban, but it has left divers with the opportunity to see a stunning wreck in relatively shallow water....
In the balmy Mediterranean waters off the South of France lies one of the most successful Allied submarines of the Second World War. Once the scourge of the German Fleet, today the Rubis remains a success, but now as an underwater attraction for thou...
A taste of France
The French Riviera isn’t just about being chic and sipping Pernod, there’s good diving to be had too. Matt Bailey checks out the Port-Cros national park...
In search of Jutland's wrecks
In the past two years Innes McCartney has been on four expeditions to the North Sea, diving the shipwrecks of the Battle of Jutland. During the course of his explorations many new discoveries have been made, shedding light on the battle itself and th...
Wrecks to relish
The excellent visibility around the northwest coast of ireland makes deep wreck diving extra special. Untouched wrecks in 40 to 70m of clear water – ideal for a trimix expedition. Rich Stevenson picks four of his favourite dives
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