Scuba diving expert attends book signing

Patrick Shier
Patrick Shier

A SCUBA diver who is taking the plunge in the publishing world visited a seafront aquarium at the weekend to sign copies of his new book.

Patrick Shier is a well-known diving instructor and runs Kent-based Exclusively Scuba Diving School.

And his new book, UK Dive Guide, is expected to go down a treat with fellow enthusiasts. It features 100 dives from around then UK, from the wreck of the E39 submarine off Pembrokeshire to the Unknown Coaster in Portland Harbour.

Blue Reef’s Sophie McGachy said that it was fantastic that Patrick greed to come down to the aquarium to sign copies of his new dive book.

She added: “He’s widely recognised as one of the best diving instructors in the country.”

As well as signing copies of the new book, Patrick was available to answer diving-related questions from visitors.

Patrick and his team of divers are regular visitors to the aquarium and have helped with a number of sub-aquatic tasks over the years, including underwater window cleaning and appearing as a scuba Santa Claus.