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Blown Out Dive Trip

One of the complaints we hear about Uk diving is that the weather is unpredictable and it is not unusual to be ‘blown out’. (Defn: Blown Out – be unable to dive due to weather or seas condition). It’s true – I know people who have been to the North East 4 times in a […]

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Scuba Leeds Clothing

Scuba Leeds Clothing and apparel now available, as expertly demonstrated by our beautiful models. Now we know that Alex and I are not the greatest models in the world but it was all we had at the time… maybe we should have used the mannequins to display the new Scuba Leeds Clothing instead. Anyway, new […]

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Why Hollis’ SMS Katana

I have been wanting to write something about the Hollis SMS Katana for a while. Sidemounts is one of our favourite subjects at the dive centre. When it hit the recreational training arena in 2010 it was labelled as a “fad” and wouldn’t last. Well we are coming to the end of 2016 and its […]

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Fire & Ice Trip

Iceland Fire & Ice Trip We are looking at a trip to Iceland. A number of us have been here before and it was a superb trip, one not to be missed. We are looking at the following as a sample itinerary, however this is not confirmed yet, but the trip looks something like this: […]

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Nudibranchs

Slugs. They are not that interesting, but underwater, well they are a completely different matter. They are one of the craziest looking things underwater and are known as Nudibranchs. They are a favourite of many divers and underwater photographers, you have may have heard the term “Nudi” banded about, if so this is what they are […]

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Mexico Itinerary

SAILFISH These majestic animals are chasing the sardine migration which they feed on. By swimming with them you will only be inches away from the sailfish, right in the middle of their hunting dance. Being the fastest fish in the ocean, this activity will be filled with energy, adrenaline and beauty at its maximum splendor. […]

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Sailfish Adventure

The Mexico trip we have going on in December 2016 is something a bit different. For me diving is about the experience, the memories and the adventure. This trip will give you all of these things. Yes you will get the cenotes and the bull sharks which in themselves are an amazing opportunity. However this […]

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World War Wrecks

World War Wrecks One question we get asked a lot is “What is the best wreck you have ever dived?” which is always a hard question and is very subjective and personal. So here are 5 of our favourite World War 1 & 2 wreck dives that we have dived at Scuba Leeds. These might not be […]

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Alex #MyPADI

Alex #MyPADI My PADI journey started a long time ago. I learnt to dive in 1996 during a family holiday to Florida. I often think back to why I started diving and I think it was the adventure that appealed to me. I was walking along the dock in Duck Key, near Marathon, in the […]

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