Meet the Team – Sarah Shaw

Sarah is a Master Instructor who joined us in June 2008. She created our Sea Slug Speciality Course, some  which we now offer at Divewise, and is our resident expert on marine-life. A valuable all-rounder, Sarah particularly enjoys teaching DPV and photography. She also is our technician for regs/bcds & cylinders. …

The P31 Wreck

P31 Wreck Built in East Germany, the P31 was a Kondor I-class minesweeper. She was named Pasewalk (GS05) by the Germans. However she was then give its name as P31 when sold to Malta in the year 1992. She was then used as a patrol Boat. The P31 served a …

10 Tips for Better Buoyancy Control

In diving buoyancy control is one of the most important skills a diver can master and also one of the most difficult one. Not being able to maintain you buoyancy during a dive can be very frustrating and of course it takes all the fun away! It’s bad for you …

Malta marine life

Let’s take a look at what we might find during our dives.Wrecks, as artificial reef habitats, have provided a home for a greater number of species in recent years and make excellent dive sites. Also, the combination of sheer cliffs, caves, wrecks, shelves and sandy and rocky sea beds, means …

Beautiful Nudibranchs

If you dive in the Mediterranean Sea you can probably recall few encounters with brightly coloured fishes due to the temperate waters. Nevertheless, there is some occasional spots of color that contrasted so markedly with the grey-blue background.   When you see your first Nudibranch at first you stay stunned, …

Meet The Dive Team – Howard Shaw

This is Howard….Howard is one of Malta’s Newest Course Directors at Divewise / Techwise! We couldn’t be happier for him. 🙂 He’s been one of the most loyal Instructors and friend for as long as we can remember. Our Dive Centre would not be same without him here. So we …

A day in Comino with Divewise!

If you come to Malta for a diving Holiday than you should consider to spend a day in Comino. Comino is a small rocky island between Malta and Gozo and is home to the famous Blue Lagoon. Frequented by large numbers of tourists and tour boats daily, the Blue Lagoon …

Diving with eagle rays in Comino!

We had a lovely surprise last time while diving in Comino. We decided to get out of the boat before the rest of the group who were still discussing the dive plan. It was unusual for a Saturday morning  to have the whole wreck for us but it was great. We …

Becoming a Scuba instructor

Becoming a scuba Diving instructor,  The Instructor Preparatory Course (IPC) This course is designed to prepare an instructor candidate for the Instructor Development Course as well as the real world of dive instruction. The schedule is very flexible to allow for individual needs. Much time is spent upgrading the skills …

A day in the life of Jacques

Alan has been away to the UK. In his absence, Viv has had plenty of time to lavish attention on the most important member of the Divewise team: Jacques! And she‘s not the only one spoiling him. Jacques is a firm favourite with all who meet him, and is frequently …