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Andy Phillips

Course Director at Utila Dive Centre

Andy Phillips has been a PADI Platinum Course Director since 2005 and also an IANTD Instructor trainer, specializing in training Divemasters and Instructors and rebreather and trimix Instructors. He lives in Utila, one of Honduras’ Bay Islands, and works for the Utila Dive Center, an award-winning PADI Career Development Center. Andy has been involved in the scuba diving industry as a professional instructor trainer since 2001. He is also an active and avid educator and explorer, with special interests in rebreather, technical and cave diving and has led many rebreather diving expeditions to the Galapagos, and has hundreds of dives in the caves of the Yucatan Peninsula. Andy also consults on the business side of diving with many dive centers and professionals, and was recently selected as a PADI AmbassaDiver.

Stories by Andy
Tec Diving Chuuk Lagoon
Dive Locations Travel Wrecks

Tec Diving Chuuk Lagoon

Chuuk Lagoon is a well-known wreck-diving Mecca, and with so many deep wrecks, it’s a natural fit for tec diving. Here’s what you need to know for tec diving Chuuk Lagoon.

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El Niño
Conservation

Witness to El Niño

This year’s El Niño is wreaking havoc on weather around the world. Here’s one eyewitness account to the effects.

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dive skills while neutrally buoyant
In the Water Training

Conducting Dive Skills While Neutrally Buoyant

Mastering neutral buoyancy is important in itself. Take it to the next level by performing (or teaching) other dive skills while neutrally buoyant as well.

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Retaining Underwater Emergency Skills
Training

Retaining Underwater Emergency Skills

Whether you’re a new or experienced diver, it’s important to maintain the contingency skills you learned in entry-level scuba courses.

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SeaLife Holiday Gift Guide

SeaLife Holiday Gift Guide

Surprise the underwater photographer in your life happy this year with a present from the SeaLife Holiday Gift Guide. Here are our five favorites.
by Press Release
Holiday Gift Guide

The Scuba Diver’s Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are almost upon us, so it’s time to shop for the diver in your life. Our scuba diver’s holiday gift guide has you covered.
by Hélène Reynaud
Rosie Leaney

Photographer Spotlight: Rosie Leaney

In a new series of articles, we’ll shine a spotlight on some of the world’s best underwater photographers, from the famous to the unknown, as well as offering tips for you to capture some stunning underwater photos of your own.
by Guest Author
Scuba Diving in Iceland

Best Scuba Diving in Iceland

Iceland is home to stunning landscapes, glaciers, mountains and lakes — and some of the world’s best cold-water diving. Here are our picks for the best scuba diving in Iceland.
by Richard Devanney