Team The chosen articles from our current issue

Defying the Wrath of Pam…Diving after the cyclone

Defying the Wrath of Pam…Diving after the cyclone

By Anne Simmons  Photography by Anne and Eric Simmons Recently I read a post on Facebook discussing the merits of going to Vanuatu, particularly for diving, in the wake of Cyclone Pam. The writer and participants in the conversation were obviously ill informed and it was …

Learning to Dive a Closed Circuit Rebreather

Learning to Dive a Closed Circuit Rebreather

It was a very exciting day when I took possession of my first CCR. I had been diving scuba since 1972 and had a couple of thousand dives. With that background I hoped it would be easy. What a rude shock awaited me – so, let’s start at the beginning. When we  learn to dive …

Galapagos – Once in a lifetime dive trip

Galapagos – Once in a lifetime dive trip

The two days flying and sitting around airports with barely any sleep are forgotten... The earthquake we experienced in the Santiago Airport is but a distant memory… the 17 hour crossing on our liveaboard dive boat from the main island to get here is not even in my mind – …

Editorial by Dave Moran

New Zealand Boat Show – Maui dolphin’s extinction!

The annual New Zealand Boat Show is always a highlight for the magazine. It’s a great opportunity for us to catch up with subscribers, friends and advertisers. Thanks to all those that called by our stand. Every year I’m amazed at the variety of boats and the quality of the workmanship---world class. Check out this year’s Award winning boats on pages 52-53. We have been requested by readers to once again do …

Also in this issue

Deep Sea Diving
– Visiting a WWII victim of a German mine

Vanuatu – Diving after the cyclone

Tahiti – Sharks on your bucket list?

Thailand – A taste of Thailand

Wakatobi – Magic show

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef – Minke magic

Gisborne’s South Rock – Spearfishing  

Galapagos – Once in a lifetime dive trip

Fiji – In pursuit of warmer waters

Samoa – Island time in Samoa

Hutchwilco Boat Show – 60th Aniversary

Rebreather – Learning to dive a
closed circuit Rebreather

Cover details:

Whale shark by Malcolm Kidd.

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