After sponsoring this forum for the past 6+ years, the time has come to bring my tenure to a close. I'll continue to sponsor it until the end of this year.
Would be delighted to pass on the baton to someone else and would be sad to see it go dark after so many years.
If anyone's interested, do contact me (also @Wibble, my alter-ego).
UKDivers has been a little ill just recently. More serious than a dose of "man-flu", the system was brought to a shuddering halt as a result of a power outage at a major ISP. On a positive note, we've tested the recovery procedures, then decided we'd better re-write them from scratch!
A massive thanks goes to Gareth Burrows, aka Garf, who's technical skills have brought the forum back from the brink (and that's no understatement).
So a huge cheers Garf. Beers (other tipples are available) will be winging their way in your direction soon.
Following PeterT's retirement announcement, the forum ownership has now been transferred. I would like to thank Peter for his hard work over the years and in bringing the forum to its present state.
I'm a relative newcomer to both diving and this forum, only joining in spring last year. I've enjoyed the company of people on this forum both online and meeting them in the real world. I particularly appreciate UKDivers friendly nature and I am delighted that my diving skills and interest have immeasurably improved as a result of the people I've met on this forum. I know I've a long way to go, but on here I am surrounded by people that I can genuinely respect and hope to one day dive as well as them. I sincerely hope I am not alone in this opinion.
I consider to UKDivers be my diving club. It's like a real club, but informal, irreverent, amusing, and sometimes irritating, but always deadly serious about doing what we all enjoy. To steal the BBC's mantra: it educates,...