For several years we’ve been compiling our bestseller list of diving books and DVDs. For third year in a row the Dive Atlas of the Word retains its top spot. The highest new entry is also on diving around the world: Dive in Style by Tim Simmond. Figures in brackets show last year’s position.

  1. Dive Atlas of the World: An Illustrated Reference to the Best Sites by Jack Jackson
    300 pages detailing some of the world’s best dive sites. (1)
  2. Dive: The Ultimate Guide To 60 Of The Worlds Top Dive Locations by Monty Halls,
    Describes 60 of the world’s best diving areas, and highlights specific dives not to be missed whilst you are there (3)
  3. Collins Pocket Guide: Coral Reef Fishes by Ewald Lieske, Robert Myers
    A compact, guide to over 2000 species of fish you might see whilst diving on coral reefs. (2)
  4. Dive in Style
    by Tim Simond,
    An illustrated book combining the best of travel, lifestyle and nature photography (–)
  5. Lonely Planet: Diving and Snorkelling the Red Sea by Jean-Bernard Carillet, Gavin Anderson, Peter Harrison
    Guide to the dive sites of the Red Sea. (–)
  6. Reef Fishes and Corals of the Red Sea by Pete Harrison and Alex Misiewicz
    A guide to 270 reef fishes and corals found throughout the Red Sea. (9)
  7. Neutral Buoyancy: Adventures in a Liquid World, by Tim Ecott
    Tales of the characters and episodes in the history of diving: the sponge divers, the second world war saboteurs, the free divers, etc. (–)
  8. Scuba Diver’s Travel Companion by Jeremy Agnew
    Tells you for what level of diver a dive destination is suitable. (10)
  9. The Blue Planet DVD
    The BBC television series on DVD – action shots of the intriguing behaviour of the underwater world with commentary by David Attenborough. (5)
  10. Sardinia Diving Guide by Egidio Trainito
    A diving guide to Sardinia. (–)

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