Amazing Diving Stories - Incredible Tales from Deep Beneath the Sea (Paperback)

John Bantin

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This collection of thrilling stories makes for compelling reading for all divers. There's everything from classic tales of wreck discoveries to encounters with beautiful and bizarre creatures beneath the waves. There are stories of death and disaster as well as bravery and triumph. Take the plunge to read about the diver who discovered how to put sharks in a trance and the marine biologist who lost a limb trying to proving that sharks he studied were safe to swim with. There's the tale behind the Red Seas most famous wreck, as well the Titanic's sister ship that keeps claiming divers lives. Read about the politician attacked by a turtle, the saltwater crocodile that lost a sub-aqua scuffle and the eel feeding frenzy that almost claimed a life. Rogue government officials from Mexico are exposed for unacceptable underwater behavior and officious dive instructors are given the slip to allow some extraordinary underwater exploration. Exciting and extreme tales rub shoulders with more poetic pieces about the people and places that make up the folklore of this fascinating sport.This global tour takes in everywhere from Indonesia to the Caribbean and from the chill waters of Northern Europe to the reefs of the Pacific. Stories of technical pioneers are accompanied by quirky tales of adventure beneath the waves. Every ocean of the world is explored making this essential reading - or a wonderful gift - for divers everywhere.


Product Details

  • Product code: ALAVZ
  • ISBN: 9781909911154
  • Publisher: Fernhurst Books Limited
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 15.3cm x 23.0cm
  • Pages: 280
  • Publish date: Fri Sep 19 00:00:00 BST 2014
  • Book points: 10

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