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Powerboat Courses
Dates available - please enquire
Thurs 27 Nov Equipment Speciality
Sat 29 Nov 02 Speciality
Tues 2 Dec Divers night in pool
Mon 8 Dec Project Aware
Thurs 11 Dec Night dive in pool
Sat 13 Dec Christmas Party
Xmas Eve 'Open house' 
2015:
Tues 27 Jan Nitrox Specilaity
Wed 4 Feb Divers night in pool
Sat 7 Feb EFR First Aid
Tues 24 Feb 02 Provider Spec
Thurs 26 Feb Equipment Speciality
Tues 3 March Divers meeting
Sat 7 March BSAC dinner dance
Wed 11 March Nitrox Speciality
Sun 15 March Hard hat & chamber
8 & 9 April Gas Blender
Dive Weekends / Courses
22 & 23 Nov Stoney Cove
6 & 7 Dec Stoney Cove
2015:
4 & 5 April (Easter) Stoney Cove
18 & 19 April Stoney Cove
2 & 3 May Stoney Cove
9 & 10 May Rescue Diver
16 & 17 May Chepstow
23 & 24 May Stoney Cove
6 & 7 June Stoney Cove
20 & 21 June Stoney Cove
27 & 28 June Chepstow
2015:
28 March Red Sea Liveaboard
3 to 10 June Red Sea Liveaboard
23 to 26 July Farne Islands
1 to 9 August Scapa Flow
6 September Lembeh Strait
21 - 28 Oct Red Sea Liveaboard
2016:
Tbc Mexico
Sept Galapagos

 

 

Welcome to Christal Seas Scuba - Norfolk's premier dive centre

62 Whiffler Road, Norwich, NR3 2AY. Tel 01603 485000
 

  
 
Christal Seas Scuba is the most established scuba diving centre in Norwich and Norfolk and offers:
  • All PADI scuba diving courses from beginner to Instructor
  • On-site swimming pool for dive courses, private hire and childrens parties
  • RYA Powerboat courses
  • Great value dive equipment in our extensive shop
  • Active programme of diving and social activities
  • Over 15 years teaching experience
  • Technical diving courses and equipment
  • In-house Instructor training
  • Snorkelling equipment including masks and fins
  • UK and overseas diving holidays
  • Adult, child and baby swimming lessons
On-site swimming pool for scuba diving classes, pool parties and private hire for swimming
 
Christal Seas Scuba has been training divers in Norwich, Norfolk, for over 15 years and has an active schedule of regular diving weekends running the full range of PADI scuba diving courses in Norwich and Norfolk, regular social events and several UK and overseas diving holidays each year. We are owned by Chris Wake, Norfolk's only PADI Course Director and have a great team of friendly professional Instructors - see the About Us page to find out more and Meet the Team. See the Courses page for information about the full range of PADI scuba diving courses that we run and the Whats On and page for details of upcoming events and dive trips. We have an active dive club with over 100 members and a busy programme of diving, holidays and other activities. See the Galleries page for pictures from recent dive trips. We also have a range of surfing wetsuits available and supply airgun charging fills to 232 or 300 bar.
 
 
 
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Christmas Opening Hours

The shop is open until 4pm on Christmas Eve but then closed over the Christmas and New Year break so please make sure you get any bits you need before the break.  We are open again from 09.30 on Saturday 3 January and back to normal hours all the following week.   Have a great Christmas and New Year everyone!

Christmas Eve 'Open House' at shop

We are having an 'open house' at the shop and pool on Christmas Eve where customers past and present are welcome to come down and have a free dive in the pool or just come along and have a drink and a mince pie. The shop is open all day from 9.30am to 4pm and the pool, drinks and mince pies will be available from 11am.

CSS Christmas Party - Sat 13 December 2014

Wow, we had a fantastic night at the Christmas Party.  Over 80 people partied the night away and raised over £600 for Sea Sherpherd, Project Aware and the Sharks Trust.  Thank you and well one everyone for coming.  See the Galleries page for more photos and the full roll call of who won all the special Awards.... 

Stoney Cove - 6 & 7 December 2014

Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend.  It was a great weekend and a really good end to an amazing year of dive weekends.  Everyone did really well and earned new qualifications.  See the Galleries page for the full roll call of honours and more photos and the Whats On page for details of the weekends coming up next year....

 

Christmas Gift Ideas

We've got some great Christmas gift ideas in the shop that are easy for your friends and family to pick up, or we can send them out in the post. We've got everything from nice warm base layers, fantastic masks and snorkels, funky fins, accessories like torches, knives and slates or how about a fab CSS hoodie jumper to keep you warm on these cold days... Or they can buy a gift voucher so you can come and choose your perfect pressie yourself Pop in anytime for inspiration or see the Dive Shop page to browse items from all the suppliers we deal with.

 

 Stoney Cove - 22 & 23 November 2014

Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend. We had a great weekend and the conditions were really good.  See the Galleries page for the full roll call of honours and more photos.  We're up there again in 2 weeks (6 & 7 Dec) if anyone fancies joining us for a course or pleasure diving.

Gildenburgh - 8 & 9 November 2014

Congratulations to Mark, Harry, Rebecca and Stacey for qualifying as Open Water Divers at Gildenburgh this weekend. Also to Hannah for Drysuit Speciality and Paul for SMB Speciality. Well done everyone and big thanks to Tom and Steve for looking after everyone.

Red Sea Liveaboard - October 2014

We had an amazing week diving the beautiful reefs of the Southern Red Sea and saw Hammerheads, manta rays, dolphins, octopuses and lots of beautiful reef fish.  Thank you to the guides and crew of Hurricane and everyone who came for making it such a great week!  See the Galleries page and the Facebook page for more photos.  Plus here is the link a video for the trip shot by Bernard Bialczak.

 Upcoming Scuba Diving Holidays

We've got some amazing diving holidays booked for 2015 and 2016 to great destinations such as the Red Sea, Lembeh Strait and The Galapagos!  See the Holidays page for more details and let us know if you would like to book on any of them.

Stoney Cove - 25 & 26 October 2014

Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend.  You all did really well and we now have lots of new divers in the CSS family! See the Galleries page for the full roll call of honours and more photos.

Rescue Diver - 18 & 19 October 2014

Congratulations to our newest Rescue Divers - Sam, Harry, Jim, Mark and Gavin who all worked really hard and defiately earned the qualification!   Thank you to Richard, Dave and all the DMs and victims for your help too! 

 

 

Christmas Party - Saturday 13 December 2014
 
The CSS Christmas party is on Saturday 13 December at The Mercure Hotel Norwich (next to the dive centre).  This is always a great night and includes a 3 course dinner, disco, charity raffle and our special diver awards.  Places are selling fast so have a look at the details on the Whats On page and let us know if you can come along.
New limited edition Apeks Black Sapphire regulator
 
 
Apeks are celebrating 40 years of excellence with a new limited edition regulator based on the popular XTX200, the Black Sapphire.   This promises to be a beautiful regulator with improved cold water performance and a cool black carbon hose!  Limited numbers being produced so let us know if you would like one...
 
 New Suunto computer
 
Sunto have just launched  their latest computer the Eon Steel.  This new generation computer boasts a  full colour display, Air, Nitrox and Trimix modes, up to 8 gas mixes, user upgradeable software, a 3D digital compass, and there is a free CCR upgrade due in 2015.  Not bad for £795!  Let us know if you want to put your name down for one....
Stoney Cove - 12 & 13 October 2014
 
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend.  It was another fantastic weekend and we had lots of great qualifications including several new Open Water and Advanced Open Water Divers.  See the Galleries page for the full roll call of honours and more photos.
 Stoney Cove - 27 & 28 September 2014
 
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend.  It was a great weekend and everyone did really well.  See the Galleries page for the full roll call of honours and more photos.
 Stoney Cove - 13 & 14 September 2014
 
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend.  It was another fantastic weekend and we had lots of great qualifications including 2 new Divemasters and a Master Scuba Diver!  See the Galleries page for the full roll call of honours and more photos.
 
 
 Christal Seas Scuba receives special PADI Award
 
We were very pleased to receive a special award from PADI last week for Outstanding Development and Achievement in the Diving Industry.  The award is presented annually and is a great recognition of all the hard work and enthusiasm that our Instructors and Divemasters put into teaching and diving activities.  Thank you everyone and thank you PADI for our lovely award which is proudly displayed on the shop counter!
 
 
 
Stoney Cove - 30 & 31 August 2014
 
 
Galleries page for the full roll call of honours and more photos.
 
 Gildenburgh - 23 & 24 August 2014
 
Congratulations to Mark, Emily and the Jutsums for qualifying as Open Water Divers at Gildenburgh.  Everyone did really well including Ben - our youngest ever Open Water Diver at just 10 years old!
 
 
 Stoney Cove - 9 & 10 August 2014
 
Another great weekend at Stoney Cove with lots of great achievements and smiles despite the weather!   See the Galleries page for more photos and the full roll call of honours
 
 
Gildenburgh - 2 & 3 August 2014
 
Congratulations to everyone who qualified as Open Water Divers at Gildenburgh including Jennifer, Nick, Josh, Adriaan and Julian and Andy for Drysuit Speciality.  Well done everyone!
 Farne Islands dive trip - July 2014
 
We had a great trip to the Farne Islands with great weather, calm seas, lots of seals and great company.  Just goes to show there is some fantatic diving around the UK.  Check out the brilliant video of the trip that Daisy took if you don't believe us!
 Stoney Cove - July 2014
 
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend.  Everyone did really well and we had a great weekend in the sunshine with some really nice dives.   See the Galleries page for more photos
 Stoney Cove - 21 & 22 June 2014
 
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend. Everyone did really well and it was a another great weekend in the sunshine with lots of successful courses running!  See the Galleries page for more photos and the roll call of honours.
 
Gildenburgh - 7 & 8 June 2014
 
Congratulations to  Lee, Ryan and Fern for qualifying as Open Water Divers and to David and Trudy for doing their Drysuit Speciality.  Everyone's now ready for a great summer of diving and we've got plenty of trips organised, from shore dives to several Stoney Cove weekends.  See the Whats On page for details.
 Stoney Cove - 24 & 25 May 2014
 
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend. Everyone did really well and it was a another great weekend!  See the Galleries page for more photos and the roll call of honours.
 Rescue Diver - 10 & 11 May 2014
 
Congratulations to our new Rescue Divers - Ashlea, Tom, Stuart and Cameron.  You all worked really hard and deserve the award!  Many thanks to all our willing victims for their help and for supplying the birthday cakes for Josh!
 
Stoney Cove - 3 & 4 May 2014
 
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend.  Everyone did really well and we had a great weekend in the sunshine with some really nice dives.   See the Galleries page for more photos
 
Stoney Cove - 19 & 20 April 2014
 
 
Galleries page for more photos
 
 
 
Red Sea Liveaboard - April 2014
 
 
Galleries page for more photos
 
 
Stoney Cove - 5 & 6 April 2014
 
 
Whats On page for all the dates and let us know if you would lilke to come along on any of them.
 
 
Hard hat and Chamber Dive  - Sunday 16 March 2014
 
We had a brilliant day at The Diver Training College in York where we got to dive in the full old fashioned dive gear including brass helmet and lead boots.  We also had a great talk about decompression sickness and how recompression chambers work followed by a 50 metre dive in the chamber.  Definately one to be repeated!   See the Galleries page for more photos.
 
 
Baby and Pre-school Swimming Teaching available
 
Polly has just qualified as a Baby and Pre School swimming Instructor as well as achieving the Swimming Teaching Award for beginner swimming lesons (children and adults).  Parent & Baby and beginners / improvers swimming lessons are now available.....  Just call the shop or pop in if you have any questions
 
 
 
Divers meeting - Tuesday 22 April
 
Another Divers Meeting, this time with special guest speaker John Bantin, the long standing equipment reviewer for Diver Magazine.  John will be talking about his travels, dives wth sharks and recent trip to the Maldives including new resort Casa Mia that we hope to visit in October.  Everyone welcome.  7pm onwards at The Bull pub on Reepham Road in Norwich
 
 
Divers Meeting - Wednesday 12 March
 
Our next Divers meeting is on Wednesday 12 March, 7pm onwards at The Boundary pub on Aylsham Road in Norwich.  As well as the usual chance to meet up with fellow divers and catch up with the latest news and activities, Geoff Van der Hurst from the Shark Conservation Society is giving a special talk on their work.  Everyone welcome - hope to see you there!
Christmas Eve 'Open House' at shop
 We are having an 'open house' at the shop and pool on Christmas Eve where customers past and present are welcome to come down and have a free dive in the pool or just come along and have a drink and a mince pie. The shop is open all day from 9am to 4pm and drinks and mince pies will be available from 11am.
 
 
Christmas Party - 7 December 2013
 
Thank you everyone who came and made the Christmas Party such a great scucess.  Over 90 of us celebrated in style and raised over £880 for Sea Shepherd and The Sharks Trust.  See the Galleries page and our Facebook page for more photos from the night.and details of who won the special diver awards.
 
Stoney Cove - 23 & 24 Nov 2013
 
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend. Everyone did really well and it was a great weekend to end the year on. See the Galleries page for more photos and the roll call of honours.
 
Stoney Cove - 9 & 10 November 213
 
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend. Everyone did really well and it was a another great weekend!  See the Galleries page for more photos and the roll call of honours.
 
Red Sea Liveaboard - October 2013
 
Thank you to everyone who came and made the recent Liveaboard such a great success.  We had a great week diving theWrecks and Reefs of the Northern Red Sea courtesy of Mistral.  Thank you to all the guides and crew for looking after us so well.  More photos on the Galleries page.
 
 
Stoney Cove - 26 & 27 October 2013
 
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend. Everyone did really well and it was a another great weekend!  See the Galleries page for more photos and the roll call of honours.
 
 
Rescue Diver - 19 & 20 October 2013
 
Congratulations to our newest Rescue Divers - Mike, Ian, Nigel, Andy, Nikki and Stephen.  Such a great course and everyone worked really hard.  Wll done to you all! 
 
 
Stoney Cove - 12 & 13 Oct 2013
 
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend. Everyone did really well and it was a great weekend despite the rain!  See the Galleries page for more photos and the roll call of honours.
 
 
Red Sea Liveaboard - Sept 2013
 
Thank you to everyone who came and made the recent Liveaboard such a great success.  We had a great week diving the beautiful reefs of the Southern Red Sea courtesy of Grand Sea Serpent.  Thank you to all the guides and crew for looking after us so well.  More photos on the Galleries page.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gildenburgh - 28 & 29 Sept 2013
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Gildenburgh at the end of September.  Looked like a lovely weekend for it!  More photos and the roll call of honours on the Galleries page.
 Rescue Diver - September 2013
 
 
 
 Stoney Cove - 7 & 8 Sept 2013
 
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove in September.  Another great weekend and the weather was kind to us again.  Thank you everyone for your help and enthusiasm. See the Galleries page for more photos and the full roll call of honours
 Stoney Cove - 24 & 25 August 2013
 
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove on the Bank Holiday weekend in August and thank you for making it such a great weekend.  See the Galleries page for more photos and the full roll call of honours
 Scapa Flow - August 2013
The guys had a great trip up to Scapa Flow.  A long journey but well worth it to explore the German High Seas Fleet that was scuttled here in June 1919.  Some great dives and good fun too.
 
Stoney Cove - 3 & 4 August 2013
 
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove in August and thank you for making it such a great weekend.  See the Galleries page for more photos and the full roll call of honours.
 
Rescue Diver - July 2013
 
Congratulations to Gary, Emily and John for completing your Rescue Diver courses.  Such a great course and you all looked suitably tired and happy at the end.  Well done and many thanks to Tom and Mel for teaching a great course.
 
Weymouth Dive weekend - July 2013
 
A great weekend in Weymouth diving the M2 submarine and othere sites in the area.  The group were lucky enough to have perfect weather of flat calm seas and sunshine all weekend - they must have done something right!
 
Tec courses at Chepstow July 2013
 
Well done to John, Chris and Andrei for completing Tec 40 / 45 at Stoney and Chepstow at the weekend.  See the Galleries page for photos.
 
 
 Stoney Cove - 29 & 30 June 2013
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the end of June.  A great weekend in the sunshine with some great dives and new divers.  See the Galleries page for photos on the roll call of honours.
Mexico - June 2013
What a great holiday to Mexico!  We had a great time and dived the Cenote caves, snorkelled with whale sharks and dived some amazing reefs off Cozumel and Playa del Carmen.  Thank you to everyone who came and made it such a great trip.  See the Galleries page for more photos.
Norfolk coast boat dives - dates now available
Bookings are now being taken for boat dives off the Norfolk coast this summer. We launch from Sea Palling and visit the many wrecks off the Norfolk coast. See the Dive Boat section of the Whats On page for dates and more details.
RYA Powerboat courses - Summer 2013
Why not learn a new skill this summer and gain an internationally recognised qualification with our Powerboat courses. These are great fun and an introduction to launching and driving powerboats as well as learning important safety procedures. See the Powerboat courses page for more details.
Stoney Cove - 25 & 26 May 2013
What a great Bank Holiday weekend of diving in the sunshine! Well done to everyone who qualified in various courses, and thank you for making it such a great weekend. See the Galleries page for more photos and the full roll call of honours, and see the Whats On page for details of upcoming weekends.
Rescue Diver - 18 & 19 May 2013
Congratulations to our new Rescue Divers who did a great job at the weekend. Tired but happy at the end of the weekend. Our next course is on 6 & 7 July if you want to take the next step. See Rescue Diver for more details.
 
El Gouna Holiday - May 2013
Thank you to everyone who came on our latest Red Sea trip and made it such a great week. We had some great dives including 2 days on the wrecks at Abu Nuhas, 2 dives with dolphins and some beautiful reef fish and creatures. See the Galleries page for more photos.
Stoney Cove - 11 & 12 May 2013
Congratulations to everyone who came to Stoney Cove and qualified in various courses. It was another great weekend and everyone did really well. See the Galleries page for more photos and the full roll call of honours.
Tec courses at Chepstow - April 2013
Congratulations to Mark, Chris and Ben who qualified as Tec40 and Tec45 Divers at Chepstow. A great weekend with some tough skills and long dives - well done guys.
Stoney Cove - 20 & 21 April 2013
A lovely weekend at Stoney in the sunshine, and the water is even warming up too! Congratulations to everyone who came along and qualified in a variety of courses and thank you for making it another great weekend. See the Galleries page for more photos and the roll call of honours.
 
Red Sea Liveaboard - April 2013
The group had a great week onboard Mistral diving some of the best Wrecks and Reefs in the Northern Red Sea. Dolphins, Turtles, beautiful fish, great company - what more can you ask for?? More photos, and the roll call of courses completed, on the Galleries page.
Divers meeting (and drinks!) - Tues 30 April
The next divers meeting is on Tuesday 30 April. These nights are a great opportunity to get together with other divers in the local area and plan some dives for the year, plus catch up with the latest news. Meeting at 7pm at The Boundary pub on Aylsham Road. Everyone welcome - hope to see you there.
 
Stoney Cove - Easter 2013
Well done everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove over Easter weekend. We had a great weekend depsite the cold and everyone did really well. See the Galleries page for more photos and the full roll call of honours.
Easter Opening Hours
We are open on Good Friday and Easter Saturday so pop in for an Easter egg, a coffee and catch up with the latest dive news. We are then closed on Easter Sunday and Monday so make sure you stock up with any bits you need for the long weekend.
Hard Hat and Chamber Dive, York - Feb 2013
We had a great day trying out the old fashioned hard hat dive gear and also doing a 50 metre dive in the recompression chamber at The Diver Training College in York. The full kit weighs over 12 stone and is hard work. Thank goodness dive kit has moved on!
New Suunto DX dive computer
Suunto have just launched the world first watch-style rebreather compatible dive computer - the DX. A great computer for all Tec and recreational diving it features Trimix capability, 8 gas switches, 3D compass, 4 dive modes and graphic dive logs, all backed up by the excellent Suunto software. See the Suunto website for details.
January Sale on all Courses
We are having a SALE on all dive courses booked before Monday 14th January. Save 10% on any course booked and paid for by that date. You can then complete the course at any time this year, making this a great time to plan your dives for the year and save some money into the bargain. Please call or pop in to book.
Christmas Open House - Mon 24 December
We are open until 4pm on Christmas Eve for any last minute purchases and are also having an open house at the shop and pool. Come along for a dive followed by a coffee, mince pie and chat before Christmas. Great opportunity to catch up and plan some dives for 2013.
Christmas Party - Saturday 8 December 2012
Thank you everyone who made the Christmas Party a great night. 92 of us partied in style and raised £580 for Sea Shepherd and the Sharks Trust. Thank you everyone. See the Galleries page for more pictures and to see who won the special awards....
Great UK diving video clip
Check out this great video clip promoting UK diving. Show to your friends and get them involved!
 
Gildenburgh - 24 & 25 November 2012
Congratulations to Alex and Ian for qualifying as Open Water divers at the weekend, and to Paul and Kelly for doing dives 1 and 2. Many thanks to Tom and Alex for your hard work and to everyone who did surface cover.
Night Diver Speciality - Nov 2012
Congratulations to Sascha, Emma and Lauren for completing dive 1 of the Night Diver Speciality on Friday night. Part 2 on Friday 30th November.
Christmas Gift ideas and vouchers in store
It's time to start thinking about what you might like from Santa this year.... We've got a great selection of gifts that make ideal Christmas presents - from stocking fillers like torches, slates, clips and accessories to BCDs, regs and wetsuits. Gift vouchers also available and can be ordered over the phone.
New Scuba Puppy
Say a big hello to the new Scuba Puppy - Bracken. She is very sweet and is making guest appearances while she settles into her new routine. See the CSS Facebook page for more photos.
New Rescue Divers!
Congratulations to Lauren and Stephan - our newest Rescue Divers! The guys worked you hard but you did really well. Congratulations and thank you to Dave, Ben, Mark and Kevin for all your help. See the Galleries page for photos.
Free Suunto wireless transmitter
Celebrate Christmas and your love of diving with a great offer from Suunto - They will give you a free wireless tank pressure transmitter (normally £250) if you buy an Air Integrated computer before Christmas. This applies to the D4i, D6i, DPtx, Vyper Air and Hel02 and does also include the new sexy all black D6i. With prices starting from £395 for the D4i this is an unbeatable offer. Pop in or call us for details. There is also an optional upgrade for existing Suunto owners, see D Series upgrade
Stoney Cove - 10 & 11 November 2012
Another great dive weekend at Stoney Cove. Well done everyone including our fantastic new divers and congratulations to everyone who learnt new skills. See the Galleries page for more photos and the full roll call of honours.
Red Sea Liveaboard - October 2012
Thank you to everyone who came on the Red Sea Liveaboard and had a great week diving the wrecks and reefs of the Northern Red Sea. Over 20 dives including night dives and some amazing dolphin encounters. See the Galleries page for more photos
Stoney Cove - 27 & 28 October 2012
Well done everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend. Everyone did great and kept smiling despite the cold weather! See the Galleries page for more photos and the list of honours.
Stoney Cove - 6 & 7 October 2012
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the start of October. A great weekend in the sunshine and some great achivements. See the Galleries page for more photos and the roll call of honours.
Rescue Diver - September 2012
Congratulations to all our new Rescue Divers who worked very hard and really earned their latest qualification. A tough course but great fun and very rewarding. See the Galleries page for more photos.
Maldives Holiday - September 2012
Thank you to everyone who came to the Maldives with us and made it such a brilliant trip. A great week with a whale shark, manta rays, turtles, sharks and a huge pod of dolphins! Lovely! See the Galleries page for more photos.
Stoney Cove - 8 & 9 September
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at the weekend. It was another really successful weekend with lots of great achievements. See the Galleries and the Facebook page for more photos.
Charity underwater egg and spoon event
We celebrated the pool opening with an underwater egg and spoon challlenge in aid of East Anglian Air Ambulance. Thank you everyone who got involved. A collection tub is still in the shop so come down, have a look at the pool and make a donation for a great cause!
 
The pool is open!
The pool is now ready for action! It's taken hours of labour, several drill bits, lots of late nights and 170,000 litres of water but it's open for business! Huge thanks to everyone who has helped make it a reality. See more photos and the list of 'Thank You's' on the Galleries page, and come in and see it soon.
Diver drinks - Friday 12 October 2012
The next divers drinks night is on Friday 12 October, 7.30pm onwards at The Woolpack pub on Golden Ball street in Norwich. Always a good night and a great opportunity to get together with fellow divers in the local area. Everyone welcome - hope to see you there!
Stoney Cove - 25 & 26 August
Well done to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend. Another successful weekend with lots of new divers. Congratulations to you all! See the Galleries page and our Facebook page for the photos and the list of congratulations from the weekend.
Latest pool progress
Well, we've turned the tap on and the pool is filling with water! Very exciting, and it should be ready by the 1st September. See the Galleriesand Facebook pages for more photos.....
More pool progress - August 2012
The pool is coming along nicely and we now have new insulated and finished ceiling and walls and a wicked sound system for pool parties! Nearly ready for water.... See more photos on the Galleries page.
Stoney Cove - 4 & 5 August 2012
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend. Another great weekend, and only a bit of rain this time!! See the Galleries page for more photos and the roll call of Congratulations.
Farne Islands dive trip - July 2012
We had a great trip to the Farne Islands with 3 full days of diving and loads of seals and puffins. Lovely! We're taking bookings for next years trip already so let us know if you want to come along.
See more photos on the Galleries page.
Stoney Cove - 14 & 15 July 2012
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend. See more photos and the roll call of honours on the Galleries page.
 
Scapa Flow July 2012
The guys had a great time up in Scapa Flow, diving the WW1 fleet. Huge wrecks with lots of history, and some beautiful scenery. Many thanks to Emily of Radiant Queen for looking after them so well. More photos on the Galleries page and another trip being planned for 2013.....
Go Pro cameras now available
We've got the new Go Pro high definition video cameras in stock now. These are amazing small, lightweight videos allowing you to capture your dives hands-free! Come and check them out.
 
Rescue Diver Congratulations - July 2012
Huge congratulations to our newest Rescue Divers who worked really hard to earn the qualification. Well done! See the Galleries page for the photos from the weekend.
 
New Suunto hot pink D4i dive computers
Suunto have just released a hot pink version of their famous D4i dive computer. Pretty and functional - perfect!
 
Stoney Cove - 16 &17 June 2012
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend. Another great weekend despite the rain! See the Galleries page for more photos and the roll call of honours.
Trimix course at Chepstow
Congratulations to Steve and Pierre for qualifying as our first Trimix Divers! 60 metres and a clear head.... Many thanks to Chris and Liz of Strictly Tech for a great course. See the Galleries page for more photos.
RYA Powerboat Level 2 courses
Chris is running RYA Powerboat Level 2 on 26th and 27th June. An internationally recognised course that qualifies you for entry level powerboating. £300 plus books. Please call for more details and to book.
 
TDI at Christal Seas Scuba
We are now a TDI (Technical Divers International) centre and are working with Chris Berry who owns Strictly Tech offering a wide range of Tec courses from Advanced Nitrox to Advanced Trimix and CCR.
See the TDI Courses page for more details.
 
Stoney Cove - 2 & 3 June 2012
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove over the weekend. See the Galleries page for more photos and the full roll call of honours.
Red Sea Liveaboard - May 2012
The gang had a great time on Grand Sea Serpent and got to dive with Hammerheads and white tip sharks! Thank you everyone for coming and to the crew and guides for looking after everyone so well. See the Galleries page for more photos
Jubilee Weekend Dive Boat Trips
The dive boat is out every day over the Bank Holiday / Jubilee weekend. Make the most of the long weekend - please call the shop to book.
New Dive Holidays for 2013
We've just booked some great dive trips for 2013 including two Red Sea trips and an amazing trip to Mexico to dive the Cenote caverns and snorkel with the whale sharks. See the Holidays page for details. Bookings being taken now - book early to guarantee your place!
 
Iberostar Tucán, Beach
Recompression Chamber Dry Dive May 2012
Thank you to everyone at the Hyperbaric Unit at the James Paget hospital for a great morning doing the Dry Dive at the Recompression Chamber. See the Galleries page for photos from the day.
Stoney Cove - May 2012
Congratulations to everyone who qualified at Stoney Cove at the weekend. What a great weekend of diving in the sunshine and well done to everyone. See the Galleries page for more photos and the roll call of honours.
More Pool Progress - April 2012
The pool construction is going well. It actually looks like a pool now and is ready for the final render. See the Galleries page for the latest photos.
Stoney Cove success and more weekends
Well done to everyone who qualfied at Stoney Cove at the end of April. Everyone did really well and kept smiling despite the rain! More photos and the full list of honours on the Galleries page.
There are plenty more weekends coming up where we are running the full range of courses. See theWhats On page for more dates.

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