Signal Seeker


In 1979, Bo Lenander was hiking in the Bjurälven natural reserve. He was enjoying the northern Swedish landscape with its lush green beauty of the summer, making his way along the river running through the limestone valley.
Bosse arrived at the river source. Being a curious individual, he was soon in the water, freediving to the bottom of the pool…

Phil Short

Phil Short


Phil Short has been a dive industry professional for over 20 years. He has trained hundreds of divers and participated in demanding cave rescue operations. He has explored some of the world’s deepest dry caves and spent thousands of …

Diving in Plura with Apeks


Over a year ago we got an exciting filming assignment. We packed our vans full of brand new Apeks gear and headed for the fells of Norway. We dived the Plura cave and filmed cave diving footage available at www.apeks.co.uk and Vimeo…

Uncompromised test diving


Sami Paakkarinen is an experienced instructor an eager explorer and, both in caves and at sea. He has been to numerous Baltic wrecks as the first diver, uncovering many stories of especially WWII wrecks. With his camera, he has also documented a long series of discoveries in deep caves. In this short documentary Sami shares his experiences…

Sami Paakkarinen

Sami Paakkarinen


Baltic waters may not be the clearest and warmest of all seas, but they contain plenty of wrecks and other uncovered secrets. These waters are home for Sami Paakkarinen, one of the topmost European dive instructors…

Mikhail Ivanov

Mikhail Ivanov


Small boys often choose cars or trucks to be their favorite toys. The first drawing Mikhail Ivanov ever did was a submarine. Wrecks have been Mikhail’s passion ever since. As the early drawing suggested, he is especially interested…

Sch-311 Kumzha


The Finnish listening station on Kallbåda records under water explosions 14th September 1942. Lieutenant Erkki Palosuo’s Tupolev SB-10 naval bomber is soon sent to find the cause. Meanwhile on the Gulf of Finland, a Soviet submarine crew is working desperately. Their boat has hit German anti-submarine mines…

We will miss you, Zoltán

We will miss you, Zoltán


Zoltán Varga, our good friend and a member of the team is gone. This a sad time for all of us.

It feels like yesterday when you first took us to dive Molnár Janos. Together we made many unforgettable visits to the underworld of Budapest. You introduced us to the Hungarian people and culture. Without you the book…

Eurotek Publication Award

Eurotek Publication Award


As a total surprise to us, we were awarded this years Publication Award in Eurotek. The book that brought the award, Divers of the Dark, is our story about the wonderful Molnar Janos cave in Budapest.

The whole thing got started in 2004, when we first visited Budapest. An article followed, and 2009 we finally…