Alternative Air Source – New Guidelines

In Europe divers should be aware that there have been changes to European Standard EN250. This Standard concerns the manufacture of underwater breathing apparatus. The changes concern how alternate air sources are used. As equipment manufactured under the requirements of the previous version of the standard will be around for many years, the implentation of … Continue reading Alternative Air Source – New Guidelines

Brighton Offshore MCZ

Overview In January 2016 the area  located in the eastern English Channel, approximately 45km south of Selsey Bill, West Sussex has been designated the Brighton Offshore Marine Conservation Zone Location The area covering some 862sqKm stretches from Brighton to the West and the southerly edges touch onto the median line with French Waters.The actual position … Continue reading Brighton Offshore MCZ

AIS now fitted

AIS on-board Defiance has been fitted with an Automatic Identification System or AIS for short.  It is not compulsory for vessels to have AIS. Only larger vessels of 300 tons or more and passenger vessels are required to have it. AIS is an additional safety system on the boat and it has been fitted to … Continue reading AIS now fitted