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Ten of the Best Wrecks for Recreational Divers
Smithsgold - 4/11/2018 12:25 PM
Category: General
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Ten of the Best Wrecks for Recreational Divers

divemagazine.co.uk/travel/7570-top-10-wreck-dives?awt...wt_m=3dPyawaqRlgV46Q

Every coastline in the world is littered with the remains of mankind’s attempts to traverse the seas and oceans of our world. Conflict, storms, uncharted reefs and pure bad luck have led to the loss of hundreds and thousands of vessels over the course of human history, yet much of it remains just below the surface of the water, where divers have the opportunity to explore the often fascinating and tragic stories behind the loss of some of these magnificent vessels.

Aside from their historical importance, shipwrecks provide a haven for aquatic life that can often become more abundant than even the nearby reefs. Many ships have been deliberately sunk for exactly that purpose, providing new opportunities for exploration and conservation.

Many wrecks are beyond the reach of recreational divers, and as with any ‘Top Ten’ list, there are far too many to list them all, but here are ‘ten of the best’ recreational wreck divers that are consistently ranked (and in no particular order) by some of DIVE magazine’s readers