Central Scotland Dive Club

Useful links to diving-related sites on the internet

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Are you a member of another club, or an independent diver?

You can still take advantage of many of our Dive Trips and Training Courses, when places are available.

Click here to email the Club for more information.

Some websites ranging from absolutely essential to "worth a look" – take your pick!

If you discover a good site out there that would benefit other divers, don't forget to let us know and we'll consider adding it to the list.




Scottish Tide Tables on the BBC
Admiralty EasyTide Predictor


UK Inshore Waters
Coastal Forecast including Firth of Clyde
Coastal Forcast for Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

Diving Organisations

SAA – Sub-Aqua Association
ScotSAC – Scottish Sub-Aqua Club
BSAC – British Sub-Aqua Club
PADI – Professional Association of Diving Instructors

Health & Safety

RNLI – Royal National Lifeboat Institution
Coastguard – The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency website
Scottish Diving Medicine – Dive safety information and treatment from NHS Scotland
DDRC – Diving Diseases Research Centre, based at Plymouth
DAN Europe – Divers Alert Network

Dive Shops

Aquatron – Popular dive shop in Glasgow
Splash Sports – Glasgow
Edinburgh Diving Centre – Friendly, helpful, great service – and a 10% discount for club members

Miscellaneous Links

Encyclopaedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland – Perfect for underwater identification
MarLIN – The Marine Life Information Network; species identification, image gallery etc.
Sea Slug Forum – Extensive information on sea slugs and nudibranchs.
Seasearch – A project to map the coastal seabed and marine life around the UK and Ireland
Lophelia.org – The UK deep sea, cold water coral website
British Divers Marine Life Rescue - Learn how you can help to save stranded seals and dolphins
Receiver of Wreck – All wreck material/salvage in the UK must be reported
Finstrokes – Popular website for divers; full of useful information