Sandwich Flats Foreshore Fieldwork

No matter whether wooden wrecks, rows of mysterious wooden stakes, metal planes or potential Roman wrecks are your thing, come and practice your archaeological skills on the beach at Sandwich Flats!Read more

PADI Wreck Detective

Become a PADI Wreck Detective with a distinctive speciality written by the NAS to help you enjoy wreck dives even more. The course is ideal for anyone wanting to enhance their knowledge base and dive skills, whilst meeting other like minded divers on a fun activity. Discover more here...Read more

Numismatics or Bust

NAS member Paul Harwood, swapped his day-job of computer programming in London, for three days of immersing himself in 18th century archaeology at Fort Cumberland. Here he tells his tale…Read more

Thorness Bay Dive Trail

The Thorness Bay dive trail was created by MSDS Marine and Pascoe Archaeology with funding from Historic England. The NAS has arranged access to the site in July 2019. Find out more here...Read more

Big Anchor Project Makes a Splash

Citizen archaeologists around the world are being urged to share their anchor ‘finds’ following the relaunch of The Big Anchor Project that aims to be the world’s biggest public record of these iconic objects. Discover more here...Read more

Lebanon Training

Since 2017, with the support of the Honor Frost Foundation, NAS senior tutors have visited Lebanon to undertake training activities with students of archaeology in conjunction local universities. It is hoped that these short courses will be the start of wider initiatives to support activities and education directed at underwater cultural heritage in Lebanon. Discover more here......Read more

Cyprus Fieldschools

In 2012 the Honor Frost Foundation provided a grant to the Nautical Archaeology Society to help establish a formal partnership between the NAS and the Archaeological Research Unit of the University of Cyprus. The two parties have taught three international educational fieldschools in underwater archaeology on Cyprus. Discover more here......Read more

Investigations into Incidents at Sea and the Internet, by Ed Cumming

Ed Cumming, honorary fellow of the NAS, brings us up to date with his research, and gives us insight into what he'll be looking at next.Read more

East India Company Incidents

The object of this research by NAS Fellow, Ed Cumming, has been to identify and, if possible, to give extra detail to total loss incidents incurred by the major ships of the English (later British) East India Company, 1600 to 1834. Discover more here...Read more

Heritage Lottery Funding Boost

The UK’s nautical heritage is under constant threat from the ravages of nature as well as human impact. The NAS' objective is to advance education and awareness of nautical and maritime archaeological heritage so that it can be saved for future generations. Discover more here.....Read more

Write for us

We encourage our members from around the world to write articles for submission to the NAS — we publish these Members' Stories on our website and are distributed through our social-media channels.Read more

International Journal of Nautical Archaeology Webinar Series

IJNA Webinar No.1, our first live IJNA Webinar took place on Wednesday 23rd January on "The Archaeology of World War Battleships". The webinar is now available to watch here...Read more