Author Archives: Mark Lyons

Swimming the Fruid …. never waste the last day of a good holiday

The Fruid reservoir  Located 9 miles (15 km) north of Moffat, the Fruid is a substantial reservoir lying on the course of the Fruid Water in the Scottish Borders. It opened in 1968 to supplement the Talla Reservoir , via a large subterranean aquapipe , it’s … Continue reading

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Diving the Upside down wreck

30 miles out from Eyemouth sitting in exactly 40m of water on a white sand bank lies the aptly named “Upside Down wreck” ….  With Marinequest in charge of proceedings we were sure for a good day … Sure enough … Continue reading

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Wild swimming !! Ah yeah !

I love Wild swimming !! And the wilder the better , it keeps you fit, focused and in deep with nature. Here in the Scottish Borders we have Lochs and reservoirs in abundance !!  …… Lately after my big loch … Continue reading

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DPV training Luca syleeee in Portofino

A diver propulsion vehicle (DPV), also known as an underwater propulsion vehicle or underwater scooter, o is an item of diving equipment used by scuba divers to increase range underwater. Range is restricted by the amount of breathing gas that can be carried, the rate at which that breathing gas is consumed, … Continue reading

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