Early season UK dives are intended to ease you into your diving, but they’re also supposed to be fun. Our writers choose the reefs and wrecks guaranteed to put a smile on your face on a crisp April day
If, like me, you suffer from the seasonal malady known as SAD (Sofa-bound Anxious Diver), then you’ll know the symptoms of agitation, listlessness and shivering brought about by the onset of those cold, dark winter months and subsequent loss of diving.
It is one of the South Coast’s strangest dives – a set of armed tanks and bulldozers sitting peacefully at 20m, but how did they get there? Alison Mayor tells how Southsea Sub-Aqua Club finally pieced together the full story of the enigmatic wreckage
The Isles of Scilly have got it all – wrecks, reefs and seals, all in some of the UK’s clearest water. But if you want to keep your trip to a strict budget, you have to book well in advance and plan every detail.