Chit chat, wreck or nature dives, incidents & safety, UW photography & videography.
Contains information about Diving Incidents, RNLI, MCA & Recompression Chambers
Safety information including how to contact the MCA or Coastguard, and why, how to seek advice from or contacting Recompression Chambers? Info or advice on the RNLI? Post it here. MCA RSS Feeds are here too.
EVERYONE makes mistakes at some time, irrespective of experience or qualification. Discuss an incident, what went wrong and what lessons you learned or what you would do differently next time. Feedback, yes. Negative criticism, no. Anonymous posts can be made through the Moderator if required.
Thinking of learning to dive? Just qualified? Have you been out of the water for a while and are looking for some tips get back in? This forum is for you. You will only find help here - as all egos have been left outside (subject to normal T&C's and forum will be moderated to ensure civility). Ask away! :)
The majority of divers get into the water to either see wrecks or natural phenomena (flora, fauna, seascapes). This is the wreck section. Post about wreck information and guides, books, history, hunting, identification and research...
This sub forum specifically deals with unknowns and the technology involved sidescan, multibeam, mosaicing etc in wreck research and identification
If you are into UW Photography or Videography, this is the section for you. There are further sub-sections dealing with Green & Blue Water, Videography and 'How To' & Techniques.
Diving poses or introduces problems or issues which are not experienced when we live on the surface. Remember, the internet is not the place to get medical advice, see a hyperbaric qualified doctor, however, you can pick up some general advice and tips/pointers here...
A community is about knowing each other and helping each other out, and that isn't necessarily just on the back of a dive. Look here how to help out others in the community and wider.
The diving community have always been great at supporting diving related charities, The Diving Forum will be no different. Look here for events and supporting opportunities.