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Maldives diving with Emperor Divers



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Renowned for its strong customer-service in the Red Sea, divers can also enjoy the same Emperor service in the Maldives with a choice of two liveaboards or resort diving.

The maldives is one of the most appealing dive destinations in the world with sightings of whale sharks and mantas as well as coral reefs with schools of fish, sharks and dolphins.

Depending on the time of the year, Emperor has the right route to suit, from Pelagic Magic to Sharktastic and The Best of the Maldives.

Emperor Voyager and Emperor Atoll both offer free Nitrox and both are the perfect choice for liveaboard diving. Or take a look at Casa Mia Resort; with just 10 rooms along the beach on the local island of Mathiveri.

Prices for a 7 night liveaboard on Emperor Atoll’s Sharktastic trip start from just £780 and includes 6 days’ diving, 3 meals a day, afternoon snacks, 1 BBQ dinner on uninhabited island, unlimited drinking water, tea, coffee, total of 17 dives (including 1 night dive), guide, tanks and weights, free Nitrox and return airport transfers. Flights are not included.

Prices for a 7 night safari on Emperor Voyager start at £1000 on The Best of the Maldives trip sailing on 24 and 31 January 2015.

More information on Emperor Divers’ resorts is available at To contact the Emperor Divers team, email

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Gear Maintenance Episode 4: Backplate and Harness Sponsored by Dive Rite (Watch Video)



Welcome to Gear Maintenance! In this episode I’m showing you how to bring an old, tattered backplate and harness back to life and giving you tips on how you can look after your scuba diving gear.

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When a scuba diver switches from a jacket BCD to a Backplate, Harness and Wing system, it can be very hard to switch back! We’ve packed this video full of hints and tips covering storage, protection, cleaning and maintenance to help you protect the investment you’ve made in your dive equipment.

Good luck to everyone! D.S.D.O James

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Liquid Sports announce NEW colours of Hollis F1 LT Fin now in stock



Liquid Sports has announced that the NEW Colours of the Hollis F1 LT fin are now in stock at LS warehouse and ready to ship.

Already available in Grey, the NEW White & Yellow Hollis F1 LT fins have the following features:

• Short blade for easier finning in confined spaces
• Angled strap mounts for comfort & a better transition of power
• Spring heel straps with easy-grip heel tab
• Multiple strap mounting positions for a fine tuned fit
• Vented blade reduces stress while accelerating water over blade
• Generous foot pocket

F1 LT Yellow RRP £139.95 – Product code: 214.2207.xx 

F1 LT White RRP £139.95 – Product code: 214.2211.xx 

For more information visit the Liquid Sports website by clicking here.

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Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village is a Bedouin-owned resort with stunning views and a lovely private beach. It is ideal for divers as everything is onsite including the resort's jetty, dive centre and house reef. The warm hospitality makes for a diving holiday like no other. There is an excellent seafood restaurent and beach bar onsite, and with the enormous diversity of the Sharm El Sheikh dive sites and the surrounding areas of the South Sinai, there really is something for every level of diver to enjoy.

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