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Book now for a Mediterranean Summer with Regaldive

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Divers looking for a summer getaway should take a look at the Mediterranean islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino. The Maltese Islands offer award-winning diving in crystal clear, warm waters and can be reached in a short, three hour daily flight from the UK. Add to this incredible underwater topography and multiple ship, plane and submarine wrecks, and it’s easy to see why these charming and sun-drenched islands are such a hotspot for British divers.

The sheer diversity of sites and their suitability for divers of different experience levels has secured the Maltese Islands’ reputation as a great all-round diving destination. Calm, sheltered bays, the exceptional water clarity and easy shore access provide ideal conditions for beginners. Tunnels, caves and wrecks satisfy experienced divers seeking adventure, deep or technical diving challenges.

Cosmopolitan Malta is the island of choice if you’re serious about your metal. The marine-protected Northern area of Cirkewwa is home to many popular sites including the artificial wrecks of the 40m tugboat Rozi, one of the most photographed subjects on Malta, and the P29 Patrol Boat, both of which can be accessed from the shore. Also at Cirkewwa is the other-worldly 13-tonne statue of Jesus Christ, which was relocated there from St Paul’s in 2000 to attract more divers.

Malta’s past as a disputed land has led to an abundance of historical sights and below water the island is equally rich. The WWII wreck of the Bristol Blenheim Bomber is one of only five known wrecks of its kind and its intact engine and wings at 42m attract experienced divers. The forward section of the Tribal Class British Destroyer HMS Maori offers a shallower dive at 11-15m and a chance for those with less experience to explore a unique slice of wartime history.

Regaldive offers short breaks and longer holidays at the Sands Apartments in St. Paul’s Bay, Malta. The apartments are ideal for travelling divers and are located just 100 metres from the dive centre. A seven night holiday costs from £284 per person to include flights, transfers and seven nights’ room only accommodation. Dive packs start from just £69 per person for seven days unlimited shore diving.

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The smaller sister island of Gozo offers a relaxed pace and spectacular scenery on land and below water. Situated just 25 minutes by ferry from Malta, Gozo offers a couple of artificial reefs but its real attractions are an amazing array of natural underwater attractions including dramatic tunnels, caves and swim-throughs to explore. The Blue Hole, located in front of the much-photographed Azure Window at Dwerja Point, is Gozo’s most famous dive site and reportedly a favourite of Jacques Cousteau. Further north, the stunning Cathedral Cave can be entered at just 5m and leads to a huge domed vault, where divers can surface and practice their singing voice as the acoustics are amazing!

Also in the north, Reqqa Point can be hard to access due to surge, but the reward is a number of exciting dives with something for all levels of diver. The edge of the reef offers a breathtaking view out into the blue that is a popular spot for underwater photographers wanting to practice their silhouette shots. In the south, and directly in front of the dive centre, Xlendi Cave and Tunnel offers an ideal introduction to cave diving with the tunnel at 2-6m, and a maximum depth of 12m.

Seven nights’ at St Patricks Hotel on the pretty seafront at Xlendi, Gozo cost from £407 per person to include flights, transfers and B&B accommodation. Regaldive guests can choose from unlimited, unguided diving (subject to experience) at £89 per person for six days, or add boat or guided dives.

For further information or to book, visit www.regaldive.co.uk or call +44 (0)1353 659999.

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WIN one of the NEW Momentum M20 Dive Watches!!!

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For this week’s competition, we’ve teamed up with our good friends at Nautilus Diving to give away one of Momentum’s new M20 Dive Watches as a prize!

Leading watch brand Momentum has introduced the new M20 series of watches. The new collection includes the M20 DSS Diver with a classic black dial, or striking Bahama yellow dial, and the M20 GMT Diver in a black & blue “Batman” version.

The M20 Dive watch features a solid 316L stainless steel case that is beautifully rounded and polished, taking its design cues from our original 1990’s Aquamatic model. The case is just under 42mm in diameter, but the smooth curves make it feel much smaller. Style, performance and unmatched comfort on the wrist.

The M20’s elegant yet durable design allows it to be worn in almost any situation. It has a 200M depth rating along with an off-set screw-down crown for added comfort.

The M20’s are also very legible, with its double-dome sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating there is virtually no glare. At night, the SuperLuminova luminous dial and hands come to life, a vital feature for serious divers where light may not reach certain depths.

To be in with a chance of winning this awesome prize, all you have to do is answer the following question:

In a recent post on Scubaverse.com (which you can find here), we reported that the Women Divers Hall of Fame have announced the selection of how many new members who will constitute the Class of 2021?

Is it:

  • A) five
  • B) six
  • C) seven

Answer, A, B or C to the question above:

Nautilus Diving Momentum M20 Dive Watch October 2020

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5 Easy Steps For Choosing A Scuba Diving Center You’ll LOVE! (Watch Video)

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How do you pick which dive operation wins your money for your scuba diving vacation? If you only get to dive on vacation, you want to make sure you’re getting your money’s worth and getting experiences you enjoy. That’s why we are giving you our easy 5-step process for filtering out dive centers and narrowing down your selection to find the scuba team you want to be diving with!

In this example–driven video, we are showing you our procedure for how we pick our scuba dive operator. In this case, I use the island of Barbados, as I’ve actually never been scuba diving there.

THANK YOU so much to EVERYONE who is a part of this great community. We promise we have so much more planned for this channel. We’re going to keep spreading information and positivity to the Scuba Divers around the world! IMPROVE. INSPIRE. EXPLORE.


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