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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
Commercial Diving
Training In the Water

Introduction to Commercial Diving

The thought of commercial diving may appeal to many recreational divers stuck in offices each day. What is commercial diving, and how different is it from recreational diving?

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mistakes new divers make
Training In the Water

Top Six Mistakes New Divers Make

As a newly qualified diver, you’re no doubt excited to start exploring underwater. But there are a few common mistakes new divers make — what are they, and how do you avoid them?

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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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New stuff

Swimwear Recycled from the Sea

Fourth Element introduces OceanPositive 2017 swimwear collection, made from recycled ghost fishing nets.
by Press Release

The Wakatobi Resort Conservation Model

Wakatobi Resort in Sulawesi, Indonesia, is dedicated to preserving the marine environment with the buy-in and participation of locals.
by Guest Author
Danish submarine

Journalist Missing When Danish Submarine Sinks

A journalist is missing as one of the world’s few privately-owned submarines sinks in Denmark
by Thomas Gronfeldt
rob stewart

Autopsy Reveals Cause of Rob Stewart’s Death

The Canadian filmmaker and conservationist responsible for “Sharkwater,” Rob Stewart died while filming in the Florida Keys last January.
by Thomas Gronfeldt