Dive Space Available – Isle of Man – 29 June to 3rd July 2017 – Last Space Remaining!

Isle of Man – 29 June to 3rd July 2017 – Last Space Remaining!

Dive the island in the middle of the north Irish Sea – BOOK TODAY!

To book your place on this amazing trip, email membership@divestyle.co.uk

We have booked a four day package arriving Thursday 29th June and departing Monday 3rd July, with 8 dives in total – Friday to Monday inclusive.

The Isle of Man is renowned for some of the best diving in the UK where there are opportunities for sightings of basking sharks, diving birds and seals, as well of plenty of small marine life, with varied diving large colourful walls and some wrecks.

The trip is – £320.00

What’s Included:

  • 4 nights’ accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • 4 days diving (8 dives in total)
  • Air fills (nitrox available charged extra, trimix by prior arrangement)
  • Full use of dive centre facilities
  • All linen and towels at the accommodation
  • Location – Situated in the south of the Isle of Man between the villages of Port Erin and Port St Mary our accommodation has been graded 4 star highly commended by our tourist board.

The property boasts stunning views of the surrounding area and is ideally located to the dive centre and local amenities.

The house is a 15 minute drive from the airport and a 30 minute drive from the ferry terminal.

Accommodation is in a house close to the dive centre. Split over 3 floors and has 5 bedrooms, 3 of the bedrooms are en-suite and there is a seperate shared bathroom for the other 2 rooms.

Each bedroom can be configured as a twin or double and one room can sleep 3 if required. Each room has a television and alarm clock

The dining room has a feature fireplace and a large table so that guests can enjoy meals as a group.

The kitchen is fully equipped including dishwasher and washer/dryer, electric range cooker, microwave, kettle, toaster, pots & pans, plates and cutlery.

The house has a relaxing lounge with television, DVD player and Sky TV free view. The lounge leads on to the rear patio and barbeque area (bbq supplied) overlooking stunning views of the surrounding area. In the evening as a sun trap this will be an ideal place to sit and relax after a hard days diving.

What’s Not Included:

  • Travel to isle of man
  • Ferry crossing.

To book the last slot, please contact john campbell at DiveStyle jc’at’divestyle.co.uk (replace ‘at’ with @)

Why Join The DiveStyle Pirate Club?

JOIN THE DIVESTYLE PIRATE DIVE CLUB TODAY!

OUR MEMBERSHIP IS ONLY £7.50 PER MONTH!!!

DiveStyle Pirate Dive Club

We are a scuba diving club based in Reading Berkshire but that doesn’t stop us getting out for a dive!

We’re a friendly and active club who place the emphasis on safety and fun. We are very sociable running not just diving trips, but also a wide range of social events that include BBQ’s, curries and annual oversea’s dive trips.

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OUR MEMBERSHIP IS ONLY £7.50 (that’s right!), £7.50 a month and you get some amazing benefits to boot!

Once you are a club member you will enjoy these fantastic benefits!

Your membership will include:

• 10% Discount on retail

• 10% Discount on courses

• 25% Discount off kit hire (save £20 on a weekend hire)

• £3 Air fills

• Full and active dive calendar

• Full and active social calendar

So come and join the DiveStyle family, make some new friends in a relaxing environment for all levels of divers and non divers alike!

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Joining the club is extremely simple!

Just email membership@divestyle.co.uk or contact us via Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ijustwanttodive/

David’s Story – The M2 Attraction

When the sea claims you with her charms there is no escape!

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The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.
Jacques Yves Cousteau

In 2008, I was given a “Discover Scuba Diving” experience voucher, which I redeemed with DiveStyle. Nervous, I turned up on the agreed date, along with a group of similarly wary individuals, all clutching towels and swim wear, wondering what was going to happen. We were greeted by a very relaxed and professional team of guys who offered up cups of tea and biscuits and soon had us talking to each other and generally relaxing into the event.

One of the instructors had a T-Shirt, which caught my attention immediately. Printed onto the black, was a white architects drawing of a submarine and the words “I’ve dived the M2”. Sipping on my tea, I asked the question – “So what’s the M2?”. To my utter amazement, I found out that this experimental submarine was the world’s first and last aircraft carrying submarine, which sank with the loss of all hands in 1932 as a result of a training accident. I was genuinely mesmerised. With a secret interest in submarine warfare and some basic flying experience, I had no idea that the two had ever come together. It had my name on it!

Even before I hit the water that day, the wheels were turning. Needless to say, I loved the try dive experience, and once changed and out of the water, I wanted to know more about the M2. Again, over another fresh cup of tea, I was told that it lay on the sea bed off the South Coast, near Portland, in reasonably deep water (32m). Whilst not a difficult dive, you needed to get there by boat and have your wits about you. To get the most out of the dive, I needed to learn the basics, then progress to deep water skills. I’d need to learn to dive in a dry suit and learn about special mixes in my cylinder which would enable me to spend a sensible amount of time on the wreck. It wasn’t going to be a quick to learn, but it was definitely going to be a journey.

I rang and booked my first course with DiveStyle and then the fun really began; as I need to learn to swim – properly. Not the summer holidays, messing about in the water, kind of swimming, but real water skills that would keep me, and others, safe in the water.

Each course with DiveStyle, I added a new set of skills; navigation, deep, wreck, dry suit, enriched air, boat diving. And each year, I travelled to new places and tried out my skills; dive sites in the UK, dive sights abroad.

And then the bug really hit. The more I did, the more I learned. The more I learned, the more I loved what I knew. I became a rescue diver and learned first aid skills. I learned about optimising my buoyancy and how to help with search & recovery projects. By now, I’d become a long distance swimmer and swam weekly!

Did I dive the M2? Of course, but it took two attempts before we found it. Was it everything I wanted it to be? Sort of. By then, I had dived with turtles, all manner of tropical fish, discovering underwater reefs and diving at night. I’d been diving in Europe, the Caribbean and the India Ocean and seen sharks, dolphins and whales. I’d seen natural and artificial wrecks and met the most amazing array of individuals.

And now I’m a Dive Master at DiveStyle and have the privilege and honour to take people on their first diving experience or help them achieve their own diving goals as well as wok with some of what I consider to be the best instructional team in the industry. I do, however, have a huge soft spot for the M2; since without it, I wouldn’t have the friends, the experiences and the memories that come from this amazing unique sport.

If you are ready to start your journey then get in contact, we would love to add you to our aquanauts!

START YOU ADVENTURE TODAY (OR TAKE THE NEXT STEP!)

Something For Valentines Day?

Valentine Gifts For Scuba Divers

Valentine Gifts For Scuba Divers

Stuck for something to do on Valentines or want something different?
Well here are some fantastic idea’s for Valentine day gifts.

We have many more great Valentine gift ideas, just call us at the dive centre for inspiration or better still drop into the dive centre and give us a challenge.

Valentine Gift Offers

2-4-1 Discover Scuba Diving Experience
Take the first step on an amazing journey, simply book 2 discover scuba diving experiences before the end of Valentines day (14th Feb) and get one of them for free! Use code VALENTINEDSD2013

Valentine Open Water Referral
For a lifetime of love, give a lifetime of adventure. Simply book the Open Water Referral course before the end of Valentines day (14th Feb) and receive a £25 discount. Course can be taken anytime in the following 3 months. Use code VALENTINEOW2013.

Red Sea Love-A-Board
Already a diver? Then why not join us on our Red Sea diving holiday in October? This gives you plenty of time to spread the cost of the holiday and sample some of the best diving in the world!

Pay your deposit (£250.00) before the 14th February and you will get a free Ocean Pro 3mm shorty wetsuit.

Capture Your Memories in HD
The Intova SP1 HD underwater video camera gives you all the features of a GoPro but at half the price! (£185.00)

Show Your Love & Keep Your Loved One Safe
Keep your loved one safe and treat them to a dive computer, one of the most important scuba diving safety tools you can have as a diver.

Treat her to the amazing Suunto D4i in fantastic hot pink, treat him to the fantastic Suunto  D4i in blue or one of the other superb colours in the range.

Limited budget? Then the Suunto Zoop is just the ticket.

Valentine Gift Voucher
Not sure what to get your scuba diving partner? Why not give them a scuba gift voucher? Completely customisable, just contact the staff, provide the details or let their imagination run wild for you!