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Dive dates for April/May

Posted on March 20, 2014 at 10:25 AM

DIve dates for April and May have been posted in the calendar - a Mix of wreck and Scenic, Inshore and Offshore sites and depths to suit all.

2014 Diving season under way

Posted on March 3, 2014 at 8:40 AM

The 2014 diving season is well under way - last weekend saw Mako head out for some diving around the Isle of May area including wreck of the Northumbria and scenic dives on the Island.

We have trips posted on the calendar page for individuals and groups through-out March. Keep an eye on our facebook page for last minute availability!


Dive and Stay

Posted on December 4, 2013 at 4:15 PM

Thinking of taking a break from Xmas shopping and doing some diving?

How about a weekend break in the scenic village of Anstruther in the East Nuek of Fife?. Shadow-Marine Can offer competitive rates for accommodation for groups in the Boathouse self catering apartment for up to 8 people. The boathouse bistro has a recently refurbished 3 bedroom apartment overlooking the harbour consisting of 2 triple rooms and 1 twin/double room as well as great living space all within a stones throw of Mako's berth. The food in the bistro is excellent and they can provide breakfast for an additional charge for those that don't want the hassle of cooking themselves. The bar often hosts evening entertainment at weekends for some post dive relaxation!.

Weekend wreck/scenic diving, 2 dives/day including 2 nights self catering accommodation £130. Minimum of 6 required.

Contact me to book your preferred dates via facebook, the web page ''contact us'' form or email [email protected]

Air Compressor Installation Completed

Posted on November 15, 2013 at 10:50 AM

Shadow-Marine are pleased to announce we are now able to provide air fills via our Bauer Mariner air compressor installed onboard Mako.

Compressor Installation

Posted on October 16, 2013 at 7:45 AM

Shadow--Marine has purchased and in the process of installing a Bauer Mariner 250 compressor onboard 'Mako' to enable air fills to be carried out between dive sites.

The new compressor is in position and final tie-ins and routing of hoses back into the cockpit area will be carried out over the coming month. A new air test certificate will be required once the installation is completed. Keep an eye out for updates on this exciting new developement as i believe we are the only boat in the area to offer air fills onboard!

New dive dates for November have been posted in the calendar page and on our facebook page. Get in contact if you would like to book a space.


Exmouth / Pathfinder

Posted on August 5, 2013 at 7:50 AM

Been a great weekend - 6 divers ventured out to the Exmouth on Friday, Mako made good progress covering the 40 miles in under 3 hrs from Anstruther. DIver run times varied from 60 - 140mins and visibility reported on the wreck was in excess of 20 meters. Some great photos / Videos will be getting posted soon which i hope to be able to share via our facebook page so keep an eye open.

HMS Pathfinder was dived on sunday - weather was good with calm seas making conditions ideal for long hangs again. Dive times were up to 120mins again with the 65mtr depth to the bottom racking up the deco.

On the boat we now have a GoPro Hero 3 set up to capture our dive / fishing trips moments for posteriouty!

Calendar Updates - Gas Weekend 2-5th August

Posted on July 8, 2013 at 7:15 AM

It's been an amazing week diving submarines with Innes McCartney on board Mako, a wealth of knowledge of the subs located around the forth area, some really unique that cannot be found anywhere else in the UK. Its time to move onto some of our other great wrecks and now have a  gas diving weekend set up for 2nd to 5th August diving Exmouth,HMS Pathfinder, Asta (swedish collier) rammed by 'Breslau' and Avondale Park

If your interested in joining any of these dates get in touch via our website 'contact' page or email [email protected]

Subs Week

Posted on July 4, 2013 at 12:35 AM

Subs week is going well - Innes McCartney wreck researcher, historian and TV presenter joined the week and is providing valuable insight into some of the rarest types of British and German submarines found in the whole of the UK - and these are all on Shadow-Marines doorstep!

Calendar Updates - Subs week coming up

Posted on June 20, 2013 at 8:40 AM

Fishing and diving dates have been uploaded into the calendar for June and July.

Our subs week still has space available and we will be joined by Innes McCartney for the week diving on wrecks such as U12, K4, K17, U74. Weather forecast is looking good so should be a good trip.

Last wrecks of WWII dive magazine article

Posted on May 18, 2013 at 12:25 AM

DIve dates now uploaded for May and June.

Our last wrecks of world war II weekend on 1st/2nd June we are looking to make into a feature article to appear in one of the diver magazines highlighting the great wrecks of the Avondale Park and Snelland I which were the last two merchant ships to be sunk by enemy action at the end of the second world war.

Any underwater camera enthusiast please get in touch as some good photos would be fantastic to add to the article!