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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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Sidemount Diver Course

Why dive sidemounts?

Sidemounts have been in the diving eye for the last 5 or 6 years now after coming into mainstream diving from cave diving. When the dive team at Scuba Leeds started diving them we were ahead of the curve, as such we have lots of experience with the equipment and techniques used in Sidemount diving. […]

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Old Diving Helmets

Old Diving Helmets Yesterday there was an extraordinary collection of diving equipment is being auctioned in Exeter. It took 45 years to put together by a couple who literally wrote the book on the history of diving. These diving helmets were expected to fetch half a million pounds at auction. It’s thought to be the […]

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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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Why Divemaster?

Why Divemaster? Master Scuba Diver, Divemaster, Master Scuba Diver, Divemaster….. Does it sound the same to you? To a lot of people this means the same thing, but they are quite different. So what’s the difference? While both of these are diving qualifications which have the same words in them they are quite different. If you’ve ever […]

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Manta Ray Rescue

Manta Ray Rescue If you have ever had the privilege to spend time in the water with Manta Rays, you will know just what an awe inspiring experience it is.    I was just surfing YouTube looking for a diver rescue video and this video came up as a suggested view. This is PADI AmbassaDiver […]

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Bull Sharks – Mexico

Bull Sharks – Mexico Mexico, home of tequila and sombraros. Also the home of some amazing marine life. I just thought I would share this cool home video that I found while looking for videos of the Bull Sharks in Mexico. This is exactly the type of dive we will be making on our trip […]

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