Will's Blog

March 20, 2020

Base Magazine…

Contributed an eight page article to Base Magazine recently. The quarterly coffee table format allowed me to showcase some of my photos and talk about our great sport. O’Three will have limited free copies at […]
January 15, 2020

Do you know where those scallops came from?

The war on plastic and single use packing is thankfully a hot topic right now, but we also need to consider how our seafood is brought to the table too, if we want to fight […]
December 12, 2019

Top Tropical Clobber : Club Tropicana…

… drinks are free – well they certainly were during the O’Three treasure hunt weekend earlier this year and the scallops and the sandwiches… anyway. That’s when Sean handed me a pair of these “new […]
January 16, 2019

The Romans called it Mare Magnum – The Great Sea

There’s a term widely banded about among the diving fraternity when the subject of the Mediterranean comes up – “the Med is dead”.   This term was coined following years of continued commercial over fishing in […]
June 6, 2018

My new favourite Island…

Discovered my new favourite Island – Jersey UK. Look out for the article in the August edition of Diver Magazine . He stood there for a long time. Tami Joan and John desperately retreated until they […]
March 21, 2018

Seasons Greetings!

The UK diving season will be here quicker than you can say “beast of the east 2” and while some warmer water divers are looking forward to their summer ‘olidee’s somewhere hot ‘n far flung, […]

Kit List

  • Aqualung Titan LX Supreme reg’s
  • Hollis HD 100 wing & torch
  • Mares Plana Avantix 3 fins
  • Beaver mask

Diving Qualifications

  • HSE Part 4
  • PADI rescue diver
  • PADI self reliant diver
  • PADI deep diver
  • SSI Solo diver


Will Appleyard is a diver who has a passion for the waters of the UK and he communicates his enthusiasm through his photography and writing.

His first book – “Discover UK Diving” has become a best seller and together with his second book – “Dorset Dives” has raised awareness to many dive sites off the south coast.

Will also regularly contributes to DIVER magazine.

Will is not only an accomplished diver, but can often be found scaling heights as well as descending the depths.

His recent climbing activities have taken him from the cliffs of Portland to the summit of Mont Blanc.

Paragliding and sea kayaking also feature high on Will’s list of activities.