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Hélène Reynaud

Hélène Reynaud

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Hélène Reynaud has been in the water since she was a baby and diving since she was 14. Somewhere along the way she became a dive instructor and began living her dream, after a first career that wasn’t quite fulfilling enough. She has been living and teaching diving in Indonesia for the last few years, and traveling and diving the world in her free time. Hélène loves manta rays, sharks and is also a nudibranch fanatic. She is a PADI Course Director and a DDI Instructor. She loves teaching diving to all levels, taking nudibranch pictures and spreading awareness about ocean conservation issues.

Stories by Hélène
Reef Check
Conservation In the Water

Conservation Spotlight: Reef Check

In this series of articles, we’ll profile conservation organizations focused on ocean protection. Today we’re profiling Reef Check.

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Snorkel When Scuba Diving
Training

Should You Wear a Snorkel When Scuba Diving?

We’re not going to solve the age-old argument of whether you should wear a snorkel when scuba diving, but will offer a list of pros and cons to help you decide.

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Whale Shark
Marine Species In the Water

Marine Species: Whale Shark

The whale shark is one of the most iconic animals in the ocean. Easily recognizable, they’re on most divers’ bucket lists but mentioning them begs the question: are they whales or sharks?

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orcas
Marine Species In the Water

Marine Species: Orcas

Orcas, also known as killer whales, are one of the most iconic animals in the ocean. Encounters on scuba are rare, but it is possible to see orcas on snorkel.

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New stuff
Vobster Quay

Virgin Start-Up Backed Company Creating Artificial Reef at Vobster Quay

A Virgin Start-Up-backed company, ARC Marine, is creating an artificial reef at premier U.K. dive site Vobster Quay in 2017.
by Kathryn Curzon
First Technical Diving Course

Your First Technical Diving Course

If you’re a recreational diver who’s decided to take your first technical diving course, what should you expect to learn?
by Richard Devanney
Reef Check

Conservation Spotlight: Reef Check

In this series of articles, we’ll profile conservation organizations focused on ocean protection. Today we’re profiling Reef Check.
by Hélène Reynaud
using a compass underwater

Using a Compass Underwater

Many divers stop learning about underwater navigation after their first open-water course. But using a compass underwater properly is a vital skill.
by Marcus Knight