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Landing Craft Tank (LCT) Wreck – Subic Bay, Philippines This is a lovely wreck in Subic Bay, perfect of novice divers and wreck enthusiasts.  Locally known as the “LCU” (Landing Craft Utility) it was incorrectly identified at some point in the past – but the name endures, despite the correct designation being Landing Craft Tank (LCT). The […]

Dive Truk Lagoon    Appeared in DIVER August 2014 (by Rod MacDonald) Ask wreck-divers where in the world they would most like to be, and the answer ’Truk’ would come as little surprise. Wreck expert ROD MACDONALD has taken time out from Scottish wrecks to write a guide to the iconic diving destination in Micronesia […]

Advanced Wreck Diving Courses Philippines

Subic Bay Wreck Diving Photos from September 2013 Some photos illustrating the wreck diving and training carried out during the month of September 2013, here in Subic Bay, Philippines. Having completed Tec40/45/50, Alex undertakes the ANDI Level 2 ‘Techniques of Wreck Diving’ course – the photo above shows Alex surveying the upper deck of the […]

Defining Wreck Diving Restrictions by Andy Davis Very few diving agencies go into detail about wreck diving restrictions. Those that do, tend to limit their definition to either ‘not restricted’ or ‘restricted’. That definition hinges upon whether two divers could pass through simultaneously when sharing gas.  The intention of this is to prevent recreational divers […]

PADI Wreck Diving Course Philippines Subic Bay, November 2012 Congratulations to Jim Cain for completing his PADI Wreck Diving Course in Subic Bay.  The course was run over 2 days and included 4 dives, including the USS New York ACR-2, the USS Majaba (El Capitan), a Landing Craft Tank Mk6 and sunken US Navy docking […]

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Relocating a Lost Guideline – Skills for Wreck Divers Technical Diving knowledge share by Andy Davis This article, by Jim Wyatt, was originally published in Underwater Spelology.  I have reproduced the article here, as the issue of relocating a lost guideline also demands the attention of wreck divers at all levels. In the event of a […]

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Line Laying for Wreck Diving Penetrations – Video Tutorials Wreck diving courses include line laying practice for wreck diving penetration, however many wreck instructors have minimal personal experience in the finer points of guideline deployment and use.  Proper guideline techniques were refined and perfected in the discipline of cave diving exploration. Those techniques were adopted […]

Sidemount Technical Wreck Diving Subic Bay Philippines

UNDER THREAT – THE WRECKS OF SUBIC BAY This article was published by Dive Magazine, it’s a little bit out-of-date now, but the issue of illegal salvage from the Subic Bay wrecks persists – with several wrecks (USS New York and San Quentin) closed to divers for a short time during 2012 because of illegal […]

Sidemount Technical Wreck Diving Subic Bay Philippines

 Wreck Diving Magazine TV – Episode One Award winning Wreck Diving Magazine presents Wreck Diving Magazine TV! In this episode, we go to Key West to dive on The Atocha, a Spanish galleon sunk in the 1600’s, go behind the scenes at Mel Fisher’s Treasures museum, and check out the Aquascan DX200 magnetometer. WWW.WRECKDIVINGMAG.COM