Local Knowledge is the Best Knowledge…

Sometimes life’s not as straight forward as we may like. This week I’ve been in West Wales working out of Milford Haven. The weather has been superb bar the mist that has shrouded the haven yesterday. We’ve been running a couple of training and development skills courses – helping divers become better and practice their […]

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Storm Freya Boat Handling Course & Diving

Making the most of the weather conditions that are thrown at us, I had a scheduled boat handling course taking place in West Wales. Due to Storm Freyas forecast of 60mph winds, we relocated to the Haven Estuary and the Cleddau Tidal River. Following the two days training and skills, we then had a day […]

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Divers Rescue Skills & Scenario Management

Just completed an awesome weekend of Rescue Skills Training. First day we based out of Porthgain Harbor, in poor visibility where we practiced and reviewed rescue skills, and managed scenarios. The second day we went to Abereiddy Blus Lagoon where we could get 20mtrs in the sea in excellent conditions allowing us to ensure that […]

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SS Skaala and RMS Medina Wreck Diving

I got the opportunity to dive the SS Skaala & the RMS Medina. The SS Skaala was a Norwegian steamer of 1,129 tons. Whilst en route from Port Talbot to Rouen with a cargo of patent fuel she was sunk by a torpedo from UB-35 (Karl Stoter). She sank 4 miles west of Prawle Point, […]

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Crazy Weather! Fallen Trees! 50mph Winds – lets go diving up a mountain!

Diving is my passion, but so is mountaineering. As I’ve mentioned previously I like to combine the two as and when I can. So today I headed up into the Black Mountain of South Wales and had an adventure in the wildest, windiest and wettest conditions that I have been in for a long time. […]

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Solo Diving Upper Dinas Silica Mines

I enjoy the adventures and diving experiences that I put myself into. If it challenges me and stretches me, then I can learn and grow from it. However, training and skills in advance are key to going on solo adventures, and honing those skills are what gives you best chance of success on each adventure. […]

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Solo Diving Brecon Beacons Highest Lake in Winter

Another short video I created in the Brecon Beacons Mountains was last week on the 12th Jan, three of us, walked up the Northern side of Corn Du and Pen Y Fan to the highest lake in the Brecon Beacons – Llyn Cwm Llwch at 585mtr. We mixed in the two passions in my life […]

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Fan Y Big – Northern Cwm Winter Scramble

Last Sunday whilst loads of amazing people were doing the Charity Fan Dance up in the Brecon Beacons, myself and some buddies went to do Fan Y Big via its Northern Cwm. A snow, ice and frozen gully scramble ensued and made for a brilliant day, out of the way of all of the entrants […]

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