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Monty Halls’ Marine Defender

A divers dream vehicle

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We thought we’d give you a closer look at Monty Halls’ Marine Defender and a run through some of the additions that make this very special 

The idea is that one vehicle can carry all of the diving and film equipment, as well as serving as a mobile basecamp and dive centre in remote, off-road locations.

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Has a winch and protection underneath.

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Awning rolls out of the side.

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Diving air tanks can slot in nicely into the metal drawer on the left. Water tank connects to a hose to wash down kit and crew

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A sliding table comes out of the rear to rest 200kg of kit on.

Monty will be driving the Marine Defender to track the Sardine Run in August 2015.

About the author: Dan Tye

Dan came up with the idea for Adventure 52 after realising there wasn't a single publication focusing on adventure. He has been a pilot in the RAF, a ski instructor and has spent the past 12 years as journalist for motorcycling, flying and adventure magazines.