Rope Recording: Another tangent to underwater historic exploration, by Ali Bessell

Long-term NAS member, Ali Bessell, re-finds her way back to NAS activities after a long absence, and learns all about rope recording. Find out what she discovered here... Read more

A Chilly Dip on the Gribshunden Bodes Well for Future Excavations, by Phil Short

Extreme diver, director of Dark Water Exploration Ltd and NAS member, Phil Short recounts his recent quick, cold dip into perfectly preserved Swedish history. With plans to go back for more! Find out more about what he discovered here... Read more

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"You Never Know What You’re Going To Find", by Aidan Cheasley

One of our youngest members, Aidan Cheasley, recalls his NAS journey so far, and tells us what he's been learning along the way, armed with his enthusiasm for exploring and discovering. Read his story here... Read more

Blondie, Boats and the Bay, by Christian Dalton

Christian Dalton, a recent Maritime Archaeology graduate, joined us for his second survey of the Sandwich Flats. With a song stuck in his head, and a keen interest in photogrammetry, find out what he discovered here... Read more

All Along the Foreshore, by Jack Pink

Jack Pink, a PhD student from Southampton University, joined us in Sandwich, Kent for his first taste of NAS fieldwork. Learn more about what he discovered here... Read more

Conserving The Past at Fort Cumberland, by Alastair Deacon

NAS member Alastair Deacon recently attended our Rooswijk1740 Finds’ Conservation course and wanted to share his experience with others. Find out what he discovered here.. Read more

Numismatics or Bust, by Paul Harwood

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

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

2018 In Review

Mark sums up his favourite events of 2018, and gives a few hints as to what's in store for the NAS in the coming new year. Read more

A Visit to the Vasa, by Alex Denny

Alex Denny recently took part in the visit to the impressive Vasa Museum in Stockholm with the NAS, here he offers an insiders sneak peak into his experience of the trip. Read more