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Check out these offers from our friends at UK based tour operator Scuba Travel…

Whether you want something last minute, or fancy Christmas in the Red Sea, there is something here for you!

Resta Grande Resort – 26th September – ONLY £795 (inc flights)

So we have finally said goodbye to our summer but the sun is still shining in Egypt and you could be lying on your lounger next week at the lovely Resta Grande resort for just £795. The resort combines two things we love: cracking value all inclusive and beautiful reef diving. The hotel features include a private beach, a variety of bars and restaurants, 3 pools and full health suite. This fantastic price includes 7 nights full board, return Gatwick flights and transfers and a minimum of 3 days diving. Departs Wednesday 26th September – last 2 spaces.

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Emperor Atoll – 7th October – Maldives Seasonal Sensations – only £995 (exc flights)

If you like the idea of diving the Maldives from a small traditional boat which is full of character, at an affordable price, then Emperor Atoll could be for you. The Maldives Seasonal Sensations itinerary wends it way between Male and Baa atolls, diving the east side of the atolls, on sites that are at their seasonal hottest for sharks, manta and gorgeous coral reefs. Make this time of year stand out for all the right reasons. Though the visibility is often decreased, the increased plankton means it can be the best time and place in the Maldives to see manta rays and whalesharks… more than making up for the reduced viz.

Price includes 7 nights full board, up to 17 dives including 1 night dive, airport transfers and FOC nitrox. This is a boat only price but competitive flights can be quoted.

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Murex Resort – Manado – Go Diving 2nd November – from £1745 (inc flights)

Great value diving in Manado and, Bunaken Indonesia. Discover rich coral reefs and magical macro with the welcoming team from Murex Manado. With only 15 bungalows spread around the landscaped gardens this resort offers a relaxing stay for everyone and the Spa and Infinity pool are perfect places to recover from your days’ diving.

This boutique resort is perfectly situated so you can enjoy the best of both diving worlds – Bunaken national park and the dark Manado sands. Stunning walls meet abundant critters; a fantastic mix of muck and reef diving, including an easy house reef.

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Christmas in The Red Sea – Whirlwind – 23rd December – only £1595 (inc flights)

How about spending Christmas diving in the Red Sea? You could spend 7 fantastic nights on a full board basis, with up to 3 dives a day on the lovely Whirlwind. You can book this until 30th September for the amazing price of only £1595 which includes return flights from Gatwick, transfers and fully guided diving.

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Mistral – 10th October – last few spaces – only £1195 (inc flights)

Sail on the lovely Mistral for your next Red Sea liveaboard; she is renowned for her comfortable layout and super speedy engines.

Simply the Best is the perfect Southern Red Sea itinerary. Come face to face with big fish at famous Brothers Islands, Daedalus and Elphinstone. Look into the blue for sharks, manta and dolphins as you drift along pristine drop-offs. Enjoy 7 nights full board, including flights to Marsa Alam, giving more time diving and less time travelling. Also includes airport transfers, up to 18 dives and FOC Nitrox.

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To find out more about Scuba Travel and the dive holidays they offer call 0800 0728221, email dive@scubatravel.com or visit www.scubatravel.com.

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Dived Up Publish New Book: Scuba Diving Operational Risk Management

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Scuba Diving Operational Risk Management: an SAS approach to principles, techniques and application by Claudio Gino Ferreri published this week

Scuba Diving Operational Risk Management is the first book dedicated to the practical application of risk management to diving of all kinds and at all levels.

new bookIn seeking to maintain diver safety, inform rescue management procedures and learn from near misses a process for identifying and dealing with risks is vital. In this key text, former SAS Assault Swimmer Class 1 Gino Ferreri details the step-by-step procedure for pinpointing the real causes of dangers, and mitigating against them and their effects.

  • Dive smarter – reduce uncertainty.
  • Includes a diving ‘Risk Management Toolkit’ of ready-reckoners, templates and downloads.
  • Looks at diving risk management the SAS way.
  • Contains information that aligns with the ISO 31000 international risk management standard.

Of great benefit to recreational, advanced, and professional divers, plus anyone directly or indirectly associated with diving. All will find practical value in the principles and techniques contained in the book, which will remain relevant throughout their personal development and any future advances in equipment and approaches.

About the author

Claudio Gino Ferreri BSc (Security) has made risk management his life’s work, having dived as a member of the Australian SAS, been a permanent acting police senior sergeant with the Western Australia counter­terrorism and bomb disposal teams, and a government security manager for the Anti Corruption Commission and Corruption and Crime Commission. He holds recreational diving qualifications to TDI Trimix level, and has served as committee member and Diving Officer to the Underwater Explorers Club of Western Australia.

The book

Release date 27 February 2024 | RRP GBP £20/USD $34.95/AUS $49.95
Paperback & Ebook | ISBN 978-1-909455-49-8 | 192 pages
1st Edition | 234 x 156 mm | Available from Divedup.com, online and from retailers

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DIVE SHOW SPECIAL: Save up to 40% off your next liveaboard with Oyster Diving Holidays

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Scuba Scene, the leading name in luxury liveaboard dive experiences, is excited to announce an incredible limited-time offer on its Red Sea itineraries. Dive enthusiasts can now embark on the ultimate underwater adventure aboard the Scuba Scene Liveaboard at discounts of up to 40%, making it an unbeatable opportunity to explore the wonders of the Red Sea.

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Itineraries for Every Diver:

Shark Weeks:

Immerse yourself in the thrilling world of sharks with specially curated itineraries focused on these majestic creatures. From the awe-inspiring hammerheads to the elusive oceanic whitetips, Shark Weeks with Scuba Scene promise an unforgettable experience for shark enthusiasts.

‘Brothers, Daedalus, and Elphinstone’:

Explore the iconic dive sites of the Red Sea, including the Brothers Islands, Daedalus Reef, and Elphinstone Reef. These itineraries offer a diverse range of marine life, vibrant coral reefs, and the chance to encounter pelagic wonders.

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Deep South:

For the more experienced divers seeking a deeper adventure, the Deep South itineraries take you to the lesser-explored regions of the Red Sea. Discover hidden gems, untouched coral formations, and marine life that thrives in the deeper depths.

Scuba Scene is offering up to 40% off on selected Red Sea Liveaboard itineraries, making this the perfect time to turn your diving dreams into reality.

Whether you’re a novice or an experienced diver, Scuba Scene ensures an inclusive and personalized experience for all levels of expertise.

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Why Choose Scuba Scene:

  • Luxury Accommodations: Experience unparalleled comfort in well-appointed cabins and communal areas.
  • Experienced Dive Crew: Dive with confidence alongside a team of expert dive masters and instructors.
  • Customizable Itineraries: Tailor your dive experience to match your preferences, ensuring a personalized adventure.

Now is the time to secure your spot on the Scuba Scene Liveaboard and explore the Red Sea like never before. These exclusive discounts are available for a limited time, promising an extraordinary underwater experience at an irresistible price.

Horizon 3 Liveaboard, the epitome of luxury and adventure in the Maldives, invites scuba enthusiasts and travellers alike to experience the enchanting underwater world with unprecedented savings. Embark on an unforgettable journey through the crystal-clear waters of the Maldives aboard Horizon 3, and make the most of exclusive discounts on select itineraries.

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Special Offer Itineraries

17th to 31st March 2024 – 14 Night Itinerary:

Original Price: £4,670

Now Only £3,500 (Save 25%)

31st March to 7th April 2024 – 7 Night Itinerary:

Original Price: £2,330

Now Only £1,750 (Save 25%)

14th to 21st April 2024 – 7 Night Itinerary:

Original Price: £2,330

Now Only £1,750 (Save 25%)

These exclusive discounts present an extraordinary opportunity for adventure-seekers to indulge in the luxury and thrill of a Horizon 3 Liveaboard experience at unbeatable prices. Horizon 3 is renowned for its world-class service, top-notch amenities, and expertly curated itineraries that showcase the mesmerizing beauty of the Maldives’ underwater paradise.

To book your adventure and take advantage of the up to 40% off offer, visit Oyster Diving Holidays  or contact their dedicated customer service team at 0800 699 0243.

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Experience the Red Sea in May with Bella Eriny Liveaboard! As the weather warms up, there’s no better time to dive into the crystal clear waters of the Red Sea. Join us on Bella Eriny, your premier choice for Red Sea liveaboards, this May for an unforgettable underwater adventure. Explore vibrant marine life and stunning coral reefs Enjoy comfortable accommodation in our spacious cabins Savor delicious meals prepared by our onboard chef Benefit from the expertise of our professional dive guides Visit our website for more information and to secure your spot: www.scubatravel.com/BellaEriny or call 01483 411590 More Less

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