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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
Scuba Addict
Resources Stories

Top 10 Signs That You’re a Scuba Addict

So, diving has become your newfound passion, or has been a part of your life for years…no matter how long you’ve been diving, there are a few giveaways that tell the rest of the world the depth (pun intended) of your addiction.

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Disabled Divers International
Training

Disabled Divers International

Have you ever thought about what it might be like to dive with no eyesight? I hadn’t either until I took a Disabled Divers Instructor course.  

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Knots Every Diver Should Know
In the Water

Five Essential Knots Every Diver Should Know

When it comes to diving, the uses for knots are numerous. Here we’ll explain a few essential knots that every diver should know.

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Fins for Small Feet
New to Scuba In the Water

Finding the Perfect Fins for Small Feet

It will come as no surprise to those of us with small feet that finding fins can be difficult. Here are a few tips to help you find fins that fit.

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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
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
Snorkel When Scuba Diving

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.
by Hélène Reynaud

Best Dive Sites in Scapa Flow

In the Scottish Highlands, a remote, sheltered stretch of water around the Orkney Islands is home to Scapa Flow, with some of the best dive sites in Britain.
by Guest Author Chris Vyvyan-Robinson