Wednesday, 9 October 2013

LSD Open Day Final Schedule!

So, here's the line up for the LSD Open Day THIS Saturday!!!

LSD Open Day 12th October

London School of Diving and Mike’s London Dive Shop would like to invite you to our ANNUAL OPEN DAY on 12th October 2013

Our doors will open from 9am and we will be offering a range of activities and topics. Some of the UK's top dive travel companies will be here, dive personalities, photo geeks, PADI Celebrities, latest dive gadgets, and an amazing range of dive equipment for you to try!

We are very lucky this year to be having a 'Fiji Theme' and Tourism Fiji will be attending with their warriors who will conduct kava ceremonies and traditional dance throughout the day. There will also be representation from Matava Eco Resort (Kadavu, Fiji) which is the destination LSD is looking at for the New Year 2015 holiday!

Here is the schedule of the amazing things going on Sat the 12th of October - so grab a buddy and come along!

· FREE TRY DIVES all day in our on-site heated pool with PADI ‘give-aways’
· WIN an AQUALUNG Legend Regulator worth £500 + other great prizes in our FREE TO ENTER raffle
· Free Scubapro R195 Octopus worth £125 with every regulator package bought on the day
· Free Transmitter worth £180 with Oceanic OCi dive computers bought on the day
· 10% off all Fourth Element Dive Products on the day

11:30 LISA COLLINS - travel writer Fiji Diving talk

12:30 COLIN MAC ANDRIAS - PADI Course director becoming a PADI instructor talk

14:00 JOHN BANTIN - travel writer / photographer Shark talk and signing his 'Amazing Diving Stories' book

EFR Professionals on hand to demonstrate Emergency First Response FIRST AID methods

Inon photo pro's on hand to discuss the Inon Photo Range of Underwater camera equipment

Oceanic, Hollis and Aeris representatives on hand to introduce the most amazing range of dive equipment known to man!

Try out these amazing toys:
Neptune Reef Full Face Masks
Suunto Dive Computers
Sea Doo Scooter
Aqualung Ultra Lightweight Travel Kit

So if you’re looking to test the waters for the first time, looking to invest in some top quality dive equipment, or just taking advantage of our huge discounts on PADI Courses, then please book the date into your diary.

LSD Open Day 12th October

Saturday, 5 October 2013

LSD launches First Aid app on iTunes!

LSD's brand new First Aid app, Emergency First Response, is now available on the Apple iTunes Store!

The app is FREE to download. Please send any feedback or suggestions to

There will be EFR experts on hand at the LSD Open Day on the 12th October to discuss/demonstrate first aid techniques.

Please note that this app is designed to support the EFR Course and act as a reminder and checklist - it is not designed to replace proper first aid training. Contact us for further details or check out the course details here:

Thursday, 3 October 2013

Go Pro Hero 3+ arrives at LSD!

Arrived yesterday hot off the press from Mike's Dive Store London - should have it 'tissue tested' before the LSD Open Day on the 12th October!

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Miss Scuba UK coming to LSD!

London School of Diving is pleased that Miss Scuba UK has chosen our dive school to conduct their initial scuba experiences! You can find out more about the competition here:

A little about Miss Scuba UK from their web site:

About Miss Scuba UK

Miss Scuba UK is an annual Beauty pageant, which this year. The competition will take place over 5 days at the Mid of August. The competition will consist of 4 days dive training for the 20 Miss Scuba finalists, followed by a beauty pageant on day 5. Throughout the week, we will run various activities involving the pageant contestants, including beach cleanups and talks from industry professionals. The winning UK contestant will gain a place in the Miss Scuba International pageant, which is to be held at KotaKinabalu, Sabah , Malaysia (BorneoIsland) . In addition to this, all 10 UK finalist will gain a PADI open water Scuba Diving certificate.

Mission and Aim

The mission of Miss Scuba UK is to promote safe diving practices through worldwide professional training organisations, and elevate international tourism and cultural appreciation.

Miss Scuba UK has the following aims:
• Protect the Planets Oceans
• Stimulate worldwide dive tourism
• Promote diving education and careers
• Foster marine conservation
• Promote a healthy lifestyle
• Celebrate women’s beauty and courage
• Inspire future generations