Rick Ayrton Blog

February 25, 2019

Competition success!

The results of Underwater Photographer of the year are out! I am delighted to be able to say that a couple of my images ended up in the mix, I managed to get a 3rd […]
September 14, 2018

SCUBA magazine

I’ve just received the latest copy of SCUBA magazine which contains my article about the Salsette wreck in Lyme Bay. I dived it in May of this year when the conditions were stunning, hopefully the […]
March 26, 2018

Long Distance Truk(ers)

It can be very difficult to grade a trip, I often find that the most recent trip is the best – ever. British Columbia last September was amazing, Malin Head before that was fantastic. Fast […]
December 11, 2017

Super Yacht – Super Wreck

I don’t suppose many (if any) of us will get an invitation to have a look around Roman Abramovich’s super yacht Eclipse, the 162m state of the art craft which boasts 2 swimming pools (one […]
October 11, 2017

Snorkeling the river of life

I’ve been off grid for a good deal of the summer traveling around and diving Canada’s Vancouver Island. Culminating in a visit to the remote  God’s Pocket resort close to the northern tip of Vancouver […]
June 16, 2017
wrecks pt2

Wrecks Pt2

The second & final part of this series about wrecks takes us to the heart of a steam ship, its engine from there aft to the stern. It is worth understanding how the ubiquitous triple […]