Will's Blog

October 7, 2020

Wild and Temperate Seas – New Book

Our Ambassador, Will Appleyard has a new UK diving book out very soon, ‘Wild and Temperate Seas’ The collaborative book reveals some great UK diving and showcasing the diverse range of marine life found around […]
September 10, 2020

One of the six finalists for the Explorers Against Extinction photo competition…

Well done to our ambassador Will Appleyard who has been chosen as one of the six finalists for the Explorers Against Extinction photo comp. His image along with the five other finalists will be exhibited […]
August 27, 2020

Explorers Against Extinction, Focus For Survival photography competition…

Congratulations to our fab ambassador Will Appleyard for being selected as one of the finalists in the Explorers Against Extinction, Focus For Survival photography competition… twice, with two different images. The winning six, will be […]
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 […]

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.