A ten-minute journey from Porthkerris lies The Mohegan. A 482ft, 6,889 gross tonnage luxury, four-masted, single funnel liner which sank in mysterious circumstances after hitting the Manacles in 1898. The Mohegan needs to be dived at slack tide or on weak neap tides.
Gorgonian fans, Dead Man’s Fingers, jewel anemones, conger eels, flatfish, and angler fish. A few luxury artifacts belonging to the passengers are still found each year.
Become a dry suit diver and you can dive comfortably all year, anywhere in the world. It’s the best way to extend your dive season, keep warm and explore cold water dive sites with ease. In this program, you’ll learn all you need to safely and comfortably dive in a dry suit and manage dry suit emergencies. You’ll also earn the SSI Dry Suit Diving Specialty certification.
Discover pristine dive sites that can’t be reached from shore and experience the excitement of liveaboard diving. Become an SSI boat diver. You’ll learn all the skills and techniques you need to dive safely and comfortably from a variety of boats, including small personal craft and liveaboards. Upon completion, you’ll earn your SSI Boat Diving Specialty certification.
Water motion can have a huge effect on your diving. Take control of your dives no matter the conditions with the SSI Waves, Tides and Currents Specialty. You’ll learn all you need to safely and comfortably go diving in currents, waves and rivers, enjoy shore diving and learn about the environmental conditions that affect dive sites. Earn this specialty certification now.
Are you fascinated with the ocean? Do you want to learn more about the incredible ocean environments you’re diving in? With the SSI Marine Ecology Specialty program, you’ll become an underwater naturalist in no time and learn about the exciting science of marine ecology. It’s a great way to enhance your dives and you’ll earn the SSI Marine Ecology Specialty certification.