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Regaldive Expands its Liveaboard Programme in Oman

Diving holiday specialist Regaldive has recently expanded its liveaboard programme in Oman with the addition of Oman Aggressor, a spacious steel yacht, built and powered for comfort, safety and stability. The 45 metre Oman Aggressor offers comfortable accommodation for 22 guests in 11 spacious, air-conditioned staterooms. All staterooms and the interior of the yacht are new with a stylish design.

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Diving in Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia

Peggy’s Cove is a small rural community located on the eastern shore of St. Margarets Bay in Nova Scotia. It is famous for the Peggy’s Point Lighthouse (established 1868).

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Canadian diver who boosted sharks’ image dies in scuba mishap

Canadian diver Rob Stewart’s death in the ocean is a big blow to his family, the environmental movement and the educational impact of his marine filmmaking. Stewart died in a tragic diving accident near Key Largo, Florida on January 31. He was there to start working on his third movie. It was to be called Sharkwater: Extinction, a sequel to his acclaimed first movie known as Sharkwater.

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Government must do more to address First Nations’ water woes

Neskantaga First Nation in Ontario has had to boil water since 1995. “We’re over 20 years already where our people haven’t been able to get the water they need to drink from their taps or to bathe themselves without getting any rashes,” Neskantaga Chief Wayne Moonias told CBC News in 2015. Their water issues have yet to be resolved.


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Red Sail Sports Marks 30 Years of Dive Service in the Cayman Islands

In January, Red Sail Sports customer John Nagy from Jacksonville, Florida completed his 13th dive vacation with Red Sail Sports — he made his first dive with the company 30 years ago, shortly after Red Sail Sports opened its doors for business. Nagy, a first-time visitor to the Cayman Islands, checked into the then-open Hyatt Regency Grand Cayman and boarded Red Sail’s dive boat for an experience that he found hard to leave.

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The Red Sea – An Underwater Guide by Lawson Wood

I first dived the Red Sea back in 1974 with my very good friend Harry Simmonds on a marine biological course headed by Dr.Paul Cragg (a contemporary of my good friend Prof. David Bellamy), I had a loan of a Nikonos II underwater camera with no clue whatsoever on how it worked, but Jim Wlimot, Pete Bignel and Kevin Cullimore soon set me straight! I had picked up a Nikonos guide book by Jim & Cathy Church to read on the ‘plane to Eilat and took three rolls of 35mm film on our two week trip!

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In scuba diving, there are many things to be grateful for, such as the trip to that must-see shipwreck, a newly discovered shipwreck, or the underwater world of corals and colourful reef fish. Also, there is diving with a group every week and adding another “log entry.”