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Andy Phillips

Course Director at Utila Dive Centre
Stories by Andy
Safety Sausage
Training

Deploying Your Safety Sausage

Learning how to use your submersible marker buoy is a key dive skill

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scuba diving careers
Training

Scuba Diving Careers

Have you ever wished your scuba vacation would never end?

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In the Water Stories Training

Become a Better Diver in 2015: Scuba Resolutions

If you’re new to the sport or haven’t dived in a while, here are a few areas for you to think about and practice.

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Tec Diving Uncategorized

10 Signs You’re a Good Candidate for Tec Diving

Anything below the recreational limit is within the purview of technical diving, and it may be the new personal challenge you’re looking for.

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Bell Island Mine 

Rediscovering the Bell Island Mine 

In 10 days, some of the world’s most intrepid cave divers will mount an expedition to penetrate a subterranean world that’s remained hidden for more than 50 years. Ultimately, they’re doing it for you.
by Guest Blogger
Stream2Sea

Top Five Reasons You Should Use Stream2Sea Sunscreen

Divers know our reefs are under threat, but you can help protect them (and yourself) every time you apply sunscreen by using Stream2Sea. Here are the top five reasons it should be your sunscreen go-to. 
by Nadia Aly
Beqa Lagoon

Dive Site: Beqa Lagoon, Fiji

Beqa Lagoon, just off Fiji’s largest island of Viti Levu, is renowned for its world-class shark diving. It’s home to the Shark Reef Marine Reserve and a healthy population of bull sharks.
by Guest Blogger
Apo Island

Dive Site: Apo Island, Philippines

Though damaged by two cyclones in the last four years, the thriving reef surrounding Apo Island, Philippines, is still one of the best reef dives on offer in the Philippines.
by Shelley Collett