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Marcus Knight

Marcus Knight

Marcus Knight (aka “The Scuba Monkey”) first dived during the ‘90s and was bitten by the scuba bug. During the years that followed, Marcus became absorbed in diving and, today, is a Master Instructor for both PADI and SSI.

With over a decade as a professional diver, Marcus has lived and taught
scuba around the world, including Australia, Asia, the Mediterranean Sea and the wreck heaven of Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands. Check out his website here.

Stories by Marcus
Dive Safety Equipment
Training Health In the Water

Top Five Pieces of Dive Safety Equipment

These top five pieces of dive safety equipment can help make your dives more comfortable, stress-free and, potentially, save the day.

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Diving in a Tidal Region
Training In the Water

Training Fundamentals: Diving in a Tidal Region

If you’re diving in a tidal region, you must take some time to plan your dive with a little more care.

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dive boat leaves you behind
Training In the Water

What if the Dive Boat Leaves You Behind?

It’s every diver’s worst nightmare: you surface to find that the dive boat has left you behind. What should you do?

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regulator free flows at depth
Training

What if your regulator free flows at depth?

Although modern regulators are painstakingly designed to offer great reliability, sometimes things go wrong. What should you do if your regulator free-flows at depth?

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New stuff
Dive Safety Equipment

Top Five Pieces of Dive Safety Equipment

These top five pieces of dive safety equipment can help make your dives more comfortable, stress-free and, potentially, save the day.
by Marcus Knight
Wakatobi Dive Resort

Reef Protection Comes First at Wakatobi Dive Resort

Wakatobi Dive Resort is a legendary destination for most divers. Today we’ll chat with Lorenz Mäder, founder of Wakatobi, to find out what makes it so special.
by Guest Author
F/V Patriot

NOAA National Marine Sanctuary Shipwrecks: F/V Patriot

National marine sanctuaries protect some of the most spectacular ocean and Great Lakes resources in the United States, including shipwrecks like the F/V Patriot.
by Guest Author
PADI Junior Open Water

Teaching Your Kids to Dive: PADI Junior Open Water Program

In the fourth of our series on dive programs for children, we’ll cover everything you need to know about the PADI Junior Open Water Program. 
by Christine Brinkley