Will's Blog

December 11, 2017

Muck diving anyone?

I’ve just been led into a whole new world within the diving photography scene – this so called “muck diving”.  Having just spent the last week following these macro weirdo’s around in the Philippines, I […]
September 13, 2017

Roman wreckage!

I’m fresh off the plane from another Spanish based trip, this time covering a feature on four areas of diving interest on the east coast.  Diving with archaeologists on the Roman cargo wreck of the Bou […]
August 19, 2017

Searching for… THE THING!

I hurried into the local department store to grab1 some last minute Chirsmas gifts. I looked at all the people and grumbled2 to myself. I would The problem of AP reconnecting Learningpdf be in here […]
August 14, 2017

The Lion Fish Menu

I love lion fish!.. especially when they’re accompanied by four different wines and served in several different ways from sashimi through to BBQ.  Ok, well the forth wine didn’t accompany anything, being a desert wine […]
June 16, 2017

You don’t need to dive abroad…

You don’t have to go to the tropics to find colourful corals, we have them in England! These pink sea fans live in areas of strong currents and below 10m. Most commonly found in the […]
May 15, 2017

Cave Diving, Spa Style

I’m not long back from the most bizarre diving experience of my life.  Writing for DIVER magazine gives me access to some fab places, however this time I didn’t require any fins… Deep below the Grotta […]

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.