RAID Freediving Brings On Board Top UK Instructor Trainer

Emma Farrell Go Freediving

RAID, the innovative online diving agency, has brought on Emma Farrell as one of it’s Freediving Instructor Trainers.  Emma, through her company Go Freediving, is the UK’s leading Freediving Course provider and from 1st March is offering RAID Freediver, Advanced Freediver, Master Freediver and Freediving Professional courses to students in the UK and abroad including […]

World War 2 Japanese Battleship Wreck Found

Musashi Anchor

Paul Allen, the American billionaire, has announced via his twitter page that his research team has found the Musashi World War Two Japanese battleship wreck at a depth of more than 1km (3,280ft) on the floor of the Sibuyan Sea off the Philippines. Using historical records from four different countries, detailed topographical data and advanced […]

Xiaomi Launch $64 Action Camera Competitor To GoPro

Yi Action Camera

The Chinese technology company Xiaomi has just announced a new Action Camera that is poised to challenge GoPro as the defacto standard of compact, portable action cameras. Xiaomi, known for selling cheap smartphones in China, has launched the Yi Action Camera for 399 CNY (around $64 USD) which is a fraction of the price of […]

Underwater Kinetics’ New Underwater Photo & Video Lights Now Shipping

UK Aqualite

Underwater Kinetics recently announced that the company’s new Aqualite Pro 100 and Aqualite-S 20 dive lights are now shipping to retailers. The Aqualite Pro 100 — meant for photo/video use — features three interchangeable lamp heads with a 150-meter depth range: The first has a 100-degree wide-angle beam, the second is a 20-degree-wide spot light and the third […]

Diviac Releases Andriod, iOS Mobile App


The developers of the diviac cloud-based digital dive logbook have released a mobile app for iOS and Android. Diviac launched its cloud-based scuba logbook in 2013, featuring direct dive computer connectivity, a marine life database with 14,000 fish and full geo-coding of all logs. With the release of the company’s new mobile app, divers can now […]

New Edition Of The Diving Almanac & Book of Records Available For Download

Diving Almanac 2015 4.2

The definitive reference book for all divers – The Diving Almanac & Book of Records – is available in it’s latest incarnation as a free PDF download.  Version 4.2 includes 16 new or updated Diving Records, 25 new or updates Who’s Who profiles and 4 new entries in Diving History. If you are a diving […]

Herbert Nitsch Returns To Teach Freediving In Maldives

Herbert Nitsch Ken Kiriyama Maldives

Herbert Nitsch, the Austrian World Record Holding Freediver nicknamed “The Flying Fish”, is returning to Freediving to help teach a course in the Maldives in the last two weeks of April 2015..  Pairing up with Japanese-Danish Freediver Ken Kiriyama, the pair will jointly host the event at the ward-winning luxury resort Sonoma Fushi in the Maldives. […]