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Thornwick Bay Shore Dive – @nicholassm1th

“Fancy another shore dive”, was how it started. “Of course I do”, I need all the diving I can get, I am new and this it’s all exciting and each is a learning opportunity. After all I am diving in … Continue reading

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#PADI Advanced Open Water Done – @nicholassm1th

I have now got 15 dives under my belt and have now completed my Advanced Open Water certification. I completed the final two dives at Capenwray yesterday with @ScubaLeeds. I was diving with an instructor, dive master and fellow student. … Continue reading

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They have arrived!!

After much booing and frowning I finally have proof I am a PADI open water diver. I am also trained to dive in a dry suit making me a proper British diver not just one of these holiday divers. I … Continue reading

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My First Sea Dive

Yesterday, I left home at 6am and headed off to Wales. The weather on the way was not forgiving, fog at Rushworth Moor and drizzle all the way round the M60. As we crossed the border the sun shone and … Continue reading

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Floaty Feet and no Certificate Cards

Since qualifying as a diver I have undertaken two battles. The first with PADI who have not managed to get me my certification cards and the second a personal battle with my buoyancy. To PADI first, I have been in … Continue reading

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I’m a PADI diver – @nicholassm1th

I am now a PADI scuba diver. I have completed my knowledge, confined and open water sessions and now I can go out and dive without an instructor, bit like passing your driving test. A bit like your driving teat … Continue reading

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Next Stop the Open Water – @nicholassm1th

I am starving! I have completed my second day of learning on the PADI open water training. This includes the last two modules and the exam and was followed by four dives in the pool. We completed our learning this … Continue reading

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