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. …

The HMS Maori Wreck

The HMS Maori, a Tribal-Class Destroyer, served under the Mediterranean Fleet. It was called the HMS Maori after the indigenous Maori People of New Zealand. Delving more into the history of this ship; it was built by a Scottish company called Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Ltd on 6th June …

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, …