Stuart Heaver - Specialist Subjects
Like any successful freelance writer, Stuart's range of subject matter is diverse by necessity. From the rapid growth of apple production in China to the history of the London opera glass, not much is beyond his scope when a deadline is pending. As a former Royal Navy navigator and ship's diver and now a qualified yacht skipper and scuba diver, Stuart's particular areas of interest and special knowledge are inevitably, maritime focused.
His features on maritime and underwater subjects have ranged from the practicalities of sailing in the Ko Chang Archipelago and Cambodia, to the joys of diving on whale shark safaris in the Philippines and the challenges of Nemo fish conservation projects in Thailand. He has written about Chinese pirates, dragon boat racing in Hong Kong, Indonesian shipwrecks, underwater treasure hunting in the South China Sea, Irrawaddy dolphins of Cambodia, the destructive impact of bottom trawling , maritime museums, and the maritime safety of commercial ports.