SCUBA News 204
30 May 2017
SCUBA News (ISSN 1476-8011)
Issue 204 - May 2017
Hello, and welcome to SCUBA News. This month: win an awesome map of the best places to dive in the world! The free draw is exclusive to SCUBA News subscribers. We have six maps to giveaway - one enormous wall map and five smaller ones. See the article below for how to enter.
I hope you find the newsletter useful - you can download a pdf version of the newsletter here..
► What's new at SCUBA Travel?
► Win an awesome map of the best diving in the World!
► Letters - Help needed from disabled divers
► Dive the World's Top 100 - 40% off Red Sea Liveaboard
► Diving news from around the World
Kenya's reefs are protected by five marine parks and are some of the biggest in Africa.
Indonesia has 6000 inhabited islands: no wonder some of them, like the Kei Islands, are only just opening up to divers.
The second largest island in the Mediterranean, Sardinia is surrounded by marine caves and cliffs shearing into the sea.
This fabulous world scuba diving map can be yours.
The gorgeous illustrated map shows the world's best places to dive and we have six to give away in our prize draw just for SCUBA News subscribers.
Five of the maps on offer have a re-writeable whiteboard coating. Fantastic for recording where you've dived and when, or highlighting which of the world-class dives pictured you aim to do next.
You also have a chance to win a museum-quality jumbo canvas print on heavy, 100% cotton cloth measuring 150 x 90 cm (59″ x 35″) worth $140. Beautiful artwork for your home.
The maps show not only over 500 of the planet’s best places to dive but information about the type of dive and the underwater features. From the barracuda and shark diving in Sipadan, to Baja California via Italy’s Secca della Columbara – get excited about your next dive trip.
Completely illustrated by hand, the maps are designed to spark your wanderlust and animate your inner traveller. Made old-school style – with pen and paper – all the drawings are by illustrator Lars Seiffert. The maps are lovingly produced by the Awesome Maps company.
Entry is free to all SCUBA News subscribers. Just email [email protected] with "World Dive Map Draw" as the subject.
Help Needed from Disabled Divers
We are conducting research on disabled diving and would appreciate any disabled divers, or instructors of disabled divers, completing our questionnaire. Cressi, one of the top manufacturers of diving gear, has given us several prizes for completing the questionnaire.
The primary goal of this research is to determine the influence of scuba diving on the overall quality of life of disabled divers and their instructors.
The questionnaire is at https://goo.gl/forms/DsGfqe48YRq14m2F3 and is available in English, Italian, Spanish and German.
Any help is greatly appreciated.
Mr. Armand Viljoen
I'm desperately trying to get hold of a book by Richard Field called REEF FISHES OF OMAN. I recently moved here and literally want to take up this sport having fallen in love with snorkelling in these waters . Do you know where I could get it?
40% off Red Sea Liveaboard - Experience some of the World's Top 100 Dives
White sharks flee killer whales in South Africa: cage diving cancelled
Corals that grow faster in warm water could beat climate change
Fish boost photosynthesis by wafting water around corals
Divers free rare megamouth shark from fishing net
Using CT scanners to copy every fish in the sea
Damaged flame shell reef declared protected area
Researchers need info from disabled divers and their instructors
What's going wrong in our deep blue and warming sea?
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