Andy Phillips

Course Director at Utila Dive Centre
Stories by Andy

Deploying Your Safety Sausage

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


Career Paths in the Scuba Diving Industry

Have you ever wished your scuba vacation would never end?

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.

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.

New stuff

U.S. Authorities Regulate Drift Gillnets off California Coast

Oceana hopes that this win becomes a stepping stone for an entirely new way of approaching the fishing industry.
by Thomas Gronfeldt

Project Poseidon: A Proposed 100-Day Undersea Expedition

The vision behind Project Poseidon is to facilitate a greater understanding of the link and synergy that exists between sea and space, and to use the mission as a catalyst to strengthen that connection.
by Trevor Sanford

Hawksbill Turtle Is World’s First Known Biofluorescent Reptile

The discovery has raised a number of exciting questions, including how the turtles generate their biofluorescence, and whether the ability is limited to the Solomon Islands population.
by Jessica Vyvyan-Robinson
Italy. Mediterranean Sea, U.W. photo, nudibranch - FILM SCAN

Nudibranchs: You Could Discover a New Species

I hope next time you’re out on a dive you take the opportunity to try and spot some of these marvelous and fascinating creatures and who knows — perhaps you too could have one named after you.
by Guest Blogger