What is Nitrox and why we use it?

In diving terms Enriched Air Nitrox indicates a nitrogen and oxygen mixture. Having higher oxygen levels than the usual 21% found in natural air. You can easily spot a nitrox cylinder with its green and yellow band. Which usually has the mix percentage of nitrox and oxygen written on the …

Meet the Dive Team – Jasper

  Jasper, originally from the Netherlands, came to our Dive Centre and enjoyed diving with us for a Summer. He then decided he wanted to come back and do his Divemaster Internship with us. He stayed on and joined the other candidates on the IDC and passed with flying colours!  …

What is free diving?

In the easiest form of putting it, Freediving is basically breathold diving. If you’ve ever swum underwater and held your breath, even for a few seconds, you have already experienced Freediving. This sport in it’s early days was only practiced by expert divers and/or photographers. However, it has now become …

The Azure Window

Over these past several days, The Maltese Islands have experienced gale force winds and yesterday Gozo suffered a great loss to it’s natural environment. The Azure Window in Dwejra, has collapsed. There are some who were lucky enough to have visited, however it is a shame our future generations will not be …

Divewise Merch

For those of you who don’t know, and for those of you who do…..we have lots of cool merchandise available! From mugs, to log books to cool customised T-shirts, for the diving enthusiast who’s been to our centre and dived with us…..we think these are the perfect gift! (Or maybe …

A year working with Divewise – Alana

My name is Alana Mifsud, and I am originally from Gozo (Malta’s sister Island). It’s already been a year since I’ve started working with Divewise, and all I can say is….I’ve never been happier! I came across working with Alan and Viv through some connections, and boy am I happy …

The MV Rozi Wreck

The MV Rozi was a tugboat originally called Rossmore. She was built in Bristol in 1958 by Charles Hill & Sons. She was later re-named Rossgarth after she was sold to a different company; Rea Towing in 1969. The Mifsud Brothers Ltd then bought the tug (still named Rossgarth at …

P29 Wreck

P29 Wreck Previously named Boltenhagen (GS09) by its constructors in East Germany, the Kondor-Class minesweeper was separated from the Volksmarine (Naval Forces of Germany) just before the reconsolidation of Germany. She was later bought off by Malta in 1997, who renamed the vessel P29 and used it as a patrol …

Meet the Dive Team – Marko Knezevic

Marko…..where do we start!  Originally from Serbia, Marko started his Divemaster Internship with us and is still a valuable member of the team today. Lovable character, and never stops smiling; he is great fun to dive with! We are convinced he runs on duracell batteries, as he is always on …

The Um El Faroud Wreck

The Um El Faroud was a single screw motor tanker owned by Libya. It weighed a whopping 10,000 tons! Built in 1969 in England, she was owned by the General National Maratime Transport Company called Tripoli. She served a good 26 years, operating between Italy and Libya carrying refined fuel. …