SS Lesbian – Diving In Lebanon Part 2

The Lesbian is a British Freighter sunk by the French Vichy Navy during WWII.  Just outside the main commercial port of Beirut, it is only a short boat journey out, yet is hardly visited by divers. Sitting upright and fairly intact at approx. 60m. The Lesbian is a relatively interesting wreck and ideal (as we had

Diving in Lebanon – Part 1

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This October I was lucky enough to be invited by Mike Rowley to join his trip to Lebanon to dive HMS Victoria. After many days of lessons in both local and international politics, we finally managed two dives on the wreck. In the days before hand, we also had a chance to dive some of

Come and See Us at DIVE08

Title: DIVE08 Location: NEC, Birmingham Link out: Click here Description: DIVE08 at the NEC, Birmingham Start Date: 2008-11-01 End Date: 2008-11-02 As usual, members of the Tech Pursuits Team will be at the Birmingham Dive Show, DIVE08 over the weekend of the 1st and 2nd November. Why not pop over and see us our stand
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This November sees the launch of a brand new event in the Midlands Catering solely for Technical Diving. Eurotek.08 promises to be a dedicated emerging Technologies Conference and Exhibition aimed specifically at the European advanced diving community Taking place on the weekend of the 15th and 16th November at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham,
Firstly, I would like to thank Fourth Element for managing to get a XL Sub Xero out to me when I needed it. I have now had the pleasure of using on a number of different dives and must say I have been very impressed with it. I have used on a number of different

LIDS 2008 Review

Thanks to everyone that came and spoke to me and the other Tech Pursuits guys at the London International Dive Show this weekend. From a technical diving point of view, there was plenty on offer with the talks from Innes McCartney on the HK Komet, Carl Spencer and Richie Stevenson on the Carpathia, Mark Ellyat

See us at LIDS 2008

Just a quick reminder that if you are planning to vist the London International Dive Show this coming weekend, why not pop over and say hello. We will be there representing Tech Pursuits on the Scuba + Outdoor Stand all weekend.
We have one space available on an Advanced Recreational Trimix Course, running on the 1st / 2nd and 15/16th March.  Get in touch with us or Tech Pursuits for more details

International Shipwreck Conference

Last weekend a few of us attended the International Shipwreck conference in Plymouth ( A number of talks were given on a variety of subjects, although there did seem to be a bit of a submarine theme running through most of the talks. In my opinion, the conference was a success and very interesting, and

TechSped January – NDAC Chepstow

The first Tech Pursuits TechSped of 2008 went off without too much of a hitch on Sunday 27th. Despite a lower than average turnout due to the cold (wimps) it was still an excellent day. The bad new of the day was this year Gary did remember to zip up his drysuit. The good news