What an awesome way to start the New Year, with a very entertaining and inspiring session with the team at Diveability.

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If you are wondering what on earth is happening in he photos, the challenges set were to remove and replace a mask on someone who had no use of their arms, and then secondly to guide someone with no vision on a ‘dive’ using only signals! See the full gallery of photos

As you can see from many of the failed attempts, and the amusement factor involved, it was not quite as easy as everyone imagined – a real eye opener to some of the challenges faced when working with divers with disabilities in the real world.

Watch this space for more information on how you can support Diveability through their raffle, Spring Ball, the Dive Shows etc

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Diveability Social Evening – 8th January … Come along!

December 12, 2014

        Date for the Diary – January 8th. At our social night we have a talk about Dive Ability – Scuba diving for people with disabilities and disadvantages. Diveability is run by volunteers, and they are going to to talk to us about how they overcome all sorts of different challenges to […]

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Small Business Saturday

November 28, 2014

Aquanaut are supporting Small Business Saturday on 6th December.  All purchases in store will automatically receive a 10% Discount. Better still, pop to our neighbour Wined Up Here, tell them you are from Aquanaut, and you will receive 10% discount there too!

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Christmas Opening Hours

November 17, 2014

We are open over much of the Christmas season. We will operate normal opening hours up to and including Saturday 20th December. After that date the hours are: Sunday 21st December – 11am – 4pm Monday 22nd December – 11am – 6pm Tuesday 23rd December – 11am – 6pm Wednesday 24th December – 11am – […]

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Helpful Tips for Coldwater Diving

November 17, 2014

Cold water diving is considered to be when the temperature of the water drops below 7 degrees C. This is not uncommon in the UK in Winter months, especially the inland lakes. Here are some tips from the team at Vobster Quay that you can follow… Regulators perform differently in cold water diving compared to […]

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Suunto Christmas Special

November 11, 2014
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Sidemount Rocks

November 11, 2014

Following our October Club night, when Alex Griffin of Hell Divers gave us an awesome talk about Sidemount, we decided it was time to hit the water to see for ourselves. The team at Hollis kindly loaned us some Sidemount rigs, and Alex took full advantage of kitting everyone out. What conclusions did we come […]

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New Typhoon Seamaster

November 11, 2014

The Typhoon Seamaster III Drysuit is the perfect drysuit for those looking to dive on a budget.                       At £499 it is packed with features including: – Titanium Lined 5mm Neoprene to keep you dry and warm inside without the need for a thicker undersuit […]

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Hollis Explorer Try Dives

November 7, 2014

Tina and Lynne were lucky enough to attend the Hollis Explorer Try Dive Day at Wraysbury Dive Centre (thank you Wraysbury Dive Centre for the photos!). Certainly a different experience to traditional open circuit diving! The Hollis Explorer is a true recreational Rebreather. The Explorer is neither a fully closed circuit Rebreather nor a pure […]

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