Author

Andy Phillips

Course Director at Utila Dive Centre
Stories by Andy
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Training

Deploying Your Safety Sausage

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

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Training

Career Paths in the Scuba Diving Industry

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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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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Gibraltar. Gibraltar is a British territory located to south of Iberian Peninsula at entrance to  Mediterranean Sea. The land is one of the most southerly points in Europe.

Dive Site: Gibraltar

History is everywhere on this small, densely populated outcropping, sitting as it does at the entrance to one of the world’s natural crossroads.
by Thomas Gronfeldt
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Ocean Legend Dr. Sylvia Earle Celebrates Her 80th Birthday

Reverentially known in diving circles as ‘Her Deepness’, the octogenarian has no plans to slow down. In fact, she recently celebrated her landmark birthday with an expedition dive to Cashes Ledge, a submerged mountain range and ecological hotspot off the coast of New England.
by Jessica Vyvyan-Robinson
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Is Honduras A Model For Marine Conservation?

This Central American country has seen inspirational success with its coral-protection projects
by Thomas Gronfeldt
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Shark-Fin Soup: A Delicacy’s Fall From Grace

In reality, the shark fin trade must cease completely if sharks are to have a chance of long-term survival.
by Jessica Vyvyan-Robinson