Team The chosen articles from our current issue

Rarotongan Wahoo on FAD

Rarotongan Wahoo on FAD

By Clarke Gayford So I’ve got this new TV series coming out next year. It hasn’t been easy, but I took a gamble, stepped back from paid employment and threw myself into it for reasons that will soon become obvious. It’s called Fish of the Day, and if you look closely at …

Tragic Results of Not Exhaling During Your Ascent

Tragic Results of Not Exhaling During Your Ascent

O2 onboard your diving boat can save your life An Interview with Dean Syme By Dave Moran In January 2015 diver Dean Syme developed a Cerebral Arterial Gas Embolism (CAGE – was previously called Air Embolism) which has affected his life dramatically. In the following …

On a High in Guadalupe

On a High in Guadalupe

By Lee Findlay It had been on the ‘to do’ list for over a decade and finally, after 16 hours on planes, three hours on a bus and a rough 20 hour crossing by boat, I was about to cross it off. I was in an aluminium cage sitting in the blue at 12m, my heart pounding with …

Is Your Gear Ready for Summer?

Is Your Gear Ready for Summer?

  By Lee Czerniak It’s that time of year when we see the scallop season has opened, the days are getting longer and the desire to get back in the water is looming ahead. So where is all the dive gear? Did I pack it away last time I dived? Or is it still in the gear …

A FICKLE MISTRESS: Preparing Your Boat for the Summer Dive Season

  By Ron Czerniak We love her moods and beauty, but the sea can be a harsh and fickle mistress who must be treated with respect and caution. She can turn on you in a heartbeat! At the start of last winter most of us likely washed down our boats, cleaned up the …

Editorial by Dave Moran

MV RENA – it’s payback time! Deep diving – why? Carry Oxygen onboard 150th Issue

By Dave Moran Recently in the media there has been an on-going battle re what to do with the remains of the MV Rena which was wrecked on Astrolabe Reef 5th Oct 2011. This magazine in past issues has promoted, both the economic and marine environmental values that this maritime disaster can return to all New Zealanders. If the remaining parts of the ship’s hull are left, the will sea continue its magic of …

Also in this issue

Experience Pure Fiji – Matava Resort

Diving the Bismarck Sea

On a High in Guadalupe –

The Mystical Magic of the Tuamotu’s

Savai’i Samoa –
The Big Island

Wahoo on Rarotongan FAD

Sunshine Coast
– Where Dreams Come True

Dr Garman’s Fatal Record Attempt

Is Your Gear Ready for Summer?

A Fickle Mistress: 
Preparing your Boat for the Summer Dive Season

New Zealand Rock Lobster Council

Legasea – What’s Our Fishing Really Worth?

Cover details:

Ribbon eel by Richard Akhtar – Matava Resort, Fiji.

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