Artificial Reefs In Cyprus – Marine Protected Areas

Over the past few years Cyprus has been sinking ships in order to create artificial reefs. The need for this initiative has been the dwindling fish stocks around the island.

The project is being financed to a great extent by the EU fisheries programme which has been running from 2007. Funding for the first reef was supported by the programme. Contributions to the project have been made by the Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO) and the Cyprus Dive Centre Association.

We first blogged this in July 2015 Artificial Reef Blog

In August last year The Fisheries Department produced a film about the Artificial Reefs, and asked Jonathan to do the English voice over!!

The film is now available and is a fascinating documentary.

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Rescue Training with Limassol Professional Life Guards Association

Dive In Limassol on 3rd September 2016, were asked to take part in the public rescue displays in Limassol with the Limassol Professional Life Guard Association.This Diver Rescue was just one of the many scenarios, they showed, others included a jet ski accident, an inflatable boat overturned and swimmers in distress.

We had great fun with the Life Guards, and the Marine Police who kindly gave us special permission to fire off the distress flares.

This event was covered by the local news channels and watched by several Limassol MPS and well as a large audience on the beach.

Dive In New Look Blog

Jonathan and Chloe

Jonathan and Chloe

Welcome to Dive In. My name is Jonathan, I own and run the Dive Center along with daughter Chloe and my partner Debbie. Both Chloe and my self are instructors, whilst Debbie runs the office administration, accounts and shop sales.

Photo to the left of me & Chloe is of a 2015 campaign from PADI.

Dive In

Debbie

At Dive in we just love diving, it’s great fun! Our planet is 70% water and yet most of us don’t experience that. So change your life today. Learn to dive!

We teach from Bubble Makers, Discover Scuba Diving, Scuba Divers, Open Water Divers  through to Advanced Level Divers, Rescue onto the Professional Route in Diving being, Dive Master, Assistant Instructor & Instructor.

During our main Season, April to November the team is expanded with a number of PADI Pro Instructors & Dive Masters who can speak and teach in a range of languages