THE Duke of Cambridge donned a wetsuit and went scuba diving to mark becoming president of the British Sub-Aqua Club.

Wearing a mask, air cylinder, buoyancy device and fins, William swam to the bottom of an open-air pool with a group of other divers at the Oasis Sports Centre in central London.

William was joined by his father, the Prince of Wales, who had been BSAC president for 40 years.

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Prince Charles joked that his son's interest stemmed from the many times he had thrown him into a swimming pool, adding his son would now demonstrate his "buff credentials".

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