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The 2020 Scandinavian Dive Show is set to take place in Sweden’s second largest city,…
The plan was to descend onto the reef and gradually ascend as the dive went on.
Stamford School student, Thomas Smith, Year 12, has earned the respected title of ‘Master Scuba Diver’ from the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), following over 60 dives in locations across the world. Tom is among fewer than 2% of divers holding this qualification worldwide, and one of the youngest to achieve the accolade in the UK, at age 16 years.
Tom has qualified in specialties including Rescue Diving, Advanced Open Water Diving, Wreck Diving, Drift Diving, Night Diving, Deep Diving and Drysuit Diving. To achieve his qualification, he has completed many cold-water inland dives in the UK, as well as travelling to the Maldives, Malaysia, Jordan, Oman, the Galapagos, Gozo, St Lucia and the Azores.
But now, the ring has been found.
The aquatic attraction named Lady Luck is to become the newest centerpiece of Shipwreck Park, a series of 16 underwater dive wrecks full of marine life.
The skipper carrying out “surface watch” did not see Ms Farrell and her body was found on the seafloor an hour later.
They included better training for divers before they head into open water, and that instructors should always be within arm’s-length of their divers.
A British veteran of the Second World War, who is the world’s oldest scuba diver, has broken his own record with a dive off Cyprus.
Mr Woolley, originally from Port Sunlight on Merseyside who now lives in Cyprus, surpassed his previous record of 40.6m (133ft) for 44 minutes, which he set last September at the same site.