The latest news from our dropzones
03 07 2018
Our very own instructor Max has been away at the ISSA World Series in Italy.
This round is number three in the series of four that make the ISSA World Series held this year at Skydive Fano on the Adriatic coast. It’s not a big dropzone but they’re busy, running an 18-place Cessna 208 Caravan pretty much nonstop all weekend. They also have a lovely café serving good Italian food, […]
27 02 2018
Weight limit for skydiving
What’s the weight limit for skydiving? 18 stone or 114kg fully clothed is the maximum weight for a tandem skydive novice. The weight limit set for tandem skydiving is for your – and your instructor’s – safety and takes into consideration the essential equipment and accessories you need for a safe jump and landing. At […]
12 02 2018
How old do you have to be to go skydiving?
How old do you have to be to go skydiving? The minimum age for tandem skydiving is 16 years old. If you’re aged between 16 and 18, you’ll need the signed consent of a parent or legal guardian. There is no maximum age to go skydiving. Our youngest jumpers who can take part in a […]
10 09 2017
GoSkydive welcomes first female tandem skydive instructor
Female tandem skydive instructors in the UK are rare and GoSkydive are one of the only tandem skydive centres in the UK to offer skydives with a female instructor. Holly qualified as a tandem skydive instructor with GoSkydive after completing the GoSkydive Apprenticeship Programme. Holly had to complete more than 1,300 jumps and 8 hours […]
10 07 2017
ISSA World Series Champion
ISSA World Series: Speed Skydiving 4th Round, Dunkeswell, UK. 30 June – 02 July 2017 Our man max is now the International Speed Skydiving World Series Champion and the British record holder – here’s his personal account of the competition. The last round of the ISSA World Series was held here in the UK and […]
24 06 2017
The World’s First Tandem Skydive Apprenticeship
Once upon a time becoming a tandem skydive instructor was only considered by the few and made a reality by even less – but all of that has now changed. GoSkydive is the UK’s only specialist tandem skydiving centre for first time jumpers and it is now the only skydiving centre in the world to […]
20 06 2017
What is Freefall?
We’ve come to realise that try as we might to not use industry specific language we sometimes fail and it seems that when we talk about ‘Freefall’ people are often unclear as to what that actually means. So what is freefall? Freefall is the state that a tandem skydive pair are in when they first […]
20 06 2017
Our Man Max has just Won Round 3 of the International Speed Skydiving Association World Series! Here’s Max’s account….
The third round of the World series comes just two weeks after round two and this time we’re in Sweden, hosted by the Stockholm Skydiving club at their dropzone just north of the old town of Uppsala. It’s a proper old fashioned club, run on a not-for-profit basis and all members are ‘shareholders’. This means […]
27 05 2017
Industry Leaders in Safety Training
Fully regulated by and accredited with the British Parachute Association GoSkydive’s first priority is customer safety. Using a core team of highly experienced, full time professional skydive instructors and the very best industry leading parachute technology, GoSkydive strives to continually ‘do things better’ and aspires to lead the way in safety development and improvement within […]
07 05 2017
GoSkydive’s Max Brings Home the Gold
The first speed skydiving competition of the year and our man Max not only brings us home the GOLD but he achieves a new personal best speed of 523.94kmh. The competition which was part of the International Speed Skydiving Association’s World Series, was held in the beautiful old town of Fano on Italy’s Adriatic Coast. […]