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Introductions

New to the boards? Welcome to YD! Please introduce yourselves to the others and give a brief 'here's me' on yourself.
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Sport Diver

Each issue, Sport Diver will feature a half-page Yorkshire Divers column showcasing the best responses to a topical thread posted in the Sport Diver forum.
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Incident Reports

This area is for the reporting of diving related incidents. Your username is logged as part of the report. All reports are held for moderation before being added.
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I Learned About Diving From That...

This forum is for people to explain their diving incidents, however minor or serious, thereby allowing others to learn from their mistakes. To facilitate discussion, there will be no stone throwing or out-and-out negative criticism. Anonymous posts can be made through the Moderator if required.
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Disabled Diving

Forum for discussing issues relating to diving for the disabled.
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Surface Interval

The place to discuss anything non-specific.
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Wreck Diving

For all posts connected with wrecks - deep or shallow, UK or abroad - we don't care!! Share all your wreck secrets here.
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Underwater Video & Photography

Stills or video? As it says on the tin! Equipment, technique, advice and results. Also please feel free to share your wares with the members!
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Dive Medicine & Fitness

The advice contained in this forum is for discussion purposes only. Do not use the information within this forum to create any sort of treatment or diagnosis about your actual condition -- seek professional advice from a local doctor.
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Wildlife & Ecology Issues

The place talk about marine ecology issues or to find a name for that strange beast you saw on your last dive!
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The 'DiFF' Forum

'Diving is For Fun' - pretty much the YD ethos in a box. See what the kookie crowd is up to with their latest dive games and pranks on each other. Banter laden with a serious side. Play nice!
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Rebreathers For all your rebreather needs.
Technical and Specialist Diving Forums For those interested in the more challenging types of diving.

Tek-Talk

All stuff technical - mixed gas diving, technique, advice etc.
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Commercial Diving

Salvage/Rig/Pipeline/Saturation diving? 'Commie' Diving? In and out of the chamber by design? This section is for you. Feel free to keep in touch with other Commies, swap stories/trip reports, discuss aspects of the job, share jokes and banter.
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Decompression Diving

For information about and the discussion of decompression diving, theory, safe-practice and procedures.
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DIR

DIR is a style of scuba diving which has some very good concepts to offer. Want to get in to or talk DIR concepts, kit, ethos, technique or methodology? Want to meet fellow DIR divers? Here's the place to do it!
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Cave & Cavern Diving

Whether it's the 'mud-sumps' of the UK, or the gin-clear vistas of France and Florida, this is the place to meet-n-greet, swap views on various venues or discuss technique and kit.
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Dive Kit and Equipment News, Views, Reviews and Maintenance

First Set Of Dive Gear

Need help or advice on choosing your first set of dive gear?
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Regulators and Cylinders

Regulators and cylinders, including twin sets and stages.
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BCDs / Wings

Advice and comments on BCDs and wings & backplate combinations.
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Wetsuits, Drysuits & Undersuits

Advice and recommendations on exposure suits and undersuits.
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Torches

Advice and comments on underwater torches.
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Computers & Dive Timers

Advice and comment on dive computers, watches and timers.
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Other Dive Equipment

Advice and recommendations on fins, reels, masks, spools ...
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Maintenance and Servicing

Advice and answers on how and where to service dive kit.
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Trips, Spaces and Coastguard Information Arrange your trip here or find spare spaces on an existing trip.

Trip Reports

Been away? UK or abroad? File your report here and let us know how it went.
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Looking for Buddies?

Ask and post here if you're either looking to hook-up with new divers or need a buddy for that last-minute or late notice 'dive pass'.
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Planned Trips & Spare Spaces

Dates of up and coming YD dive trips - have a look and get your name down for one or more! Better still - organise one yourself!
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Dive Charter Boats & Skippers

A list of dive charter boats and Skippers' contact details, UK and abroad. Please post here if you've got one or more to recommend - all contacts gratefully received.
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MCA - Coastguard - Contacting Chambers Info & RNLI

Want to know the correct way to contact the MCA or Coastguard, and why, or have a question on the correct protocol for seeking advice on or contacting Recompression Chambers? Got any info or advice on the RNLI? Post it here.
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Training Area When instructors and trainees can meet and discuss ongoing training requirements. Diving theory also discussed.

Training Forum

For questions and answers regarding diver training and theory.
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Instructor's Area

This forum is for Diving Instructors (ANY agency or school) to seek or offer info, news advice on current training methods and courses, or matters affecting them.
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Diving Physics

Know your Boyle's Law from your Dalton's?
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Holiday and Travel Forum Information on planning your next diving trip, at home or abroad.

UK Dive Sites, Accommodation & Liveaboards

Post here all your information about any UK dive site - inland or coastal. Also, if you have either a question or a recommendation about accommodation or liveaboards for anywhere in the UK, please post it here.
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Worldwide Dive Sites, Accommodation & Liveaboards

Post here for recommendations or questions on any non-UK dive site, resort, accommodation or Liveaboard
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Personal SCUBA Items for Sale Forums for personal SCUBA sales and Ebay listings. No commercial posts allowed

Personal Adverts

Got some equipment for sale or are you trying to track down an elusive piece of kit? Post it here. NO COMMERCIAL POSTS.
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Ebay Listings

Whether buying, selling or linking to Ebay auctions, post the details and links in here
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Latest SCUBA items on Ebay

The latest SCUBA listed items on Ebay.co.uk. This forum is updated hourly. You cannot make any posts in this forum.
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Vendor Member Section

Vendor Deals

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Non-Diving Related Forums For those aspects of everyday life that aren't concerned with diving.

Non Diving Posts

General forums for anything non-diving related
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Speakers' Corner

OK, what's important to or bugging you? The Gov't? Taxes? Chavs? Other folks' lack of manners? TV shows? Try and keep it clean but get it off your chest here.
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Technology

Got a question about 'Which PC, MP3 player or iPod should I get?' or a query about personal technology, a piece of Software or 'how to?' question? Post it here and somone will have a view or advice.
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Members' Services & Business

Want to advertise your services to the other YD members? You're welcome to post a SINGLE advert and description in here and tell us all about it! No multi posts please!
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The Games Room

Got an on-line game, quiz or test? Post a link to it here! Are you a Gamer? Join the YD Games Team!
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Polls

Got something you want to gauge opinion on?
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Social Events And Charity Fundraising

Planning or having a YD event - other than a regular diving trip? Got a charity event in mind and want sponsors? Meeting up for a YD Team sherry, meal or night out? Post it here!
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Forum Support

Yorkshire-Divers Help Desk

Got ideas on how to improve the site or having problems on the site? We'd like to hear about them.
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