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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
Advanced Open Water
Training In the Water

Training Fundamentals: Taking Your PADI Advanced Open Water Course

The PADI Advanced Open Water course has always been the logical next step after completing your PADI Open Water Diver course. Recently revised, it now has even more to offer

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natural navigation underwater
Training In the Water

Natural Navigation Underwater

Familiar sites or those with distinctive landmarks offer the opportunity to improve your skills at natural navigation underwater.

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Scuba Cylinders
Training In the Water

When Scuba Cylinders Go Bad

Of all our equipment, we often overlook our scuba cylinders the most. But when scuba cylinders have problems, there are often disastrous consequences.

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Proper weighting when diving
Training In the Water

Training Tips: Proper Weighting When Diving

Achieving proper weighting when diving is one of the key aspects of being a proficient and capable scuba diver.

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New stuff
Ray Mutilation

Locals Take a Stand over Ray Mutilation and Slaughter

Local divers and ocean lovers in Melbourne, Australia have started a campaign in Port Phillip Bay to put a stop to illegal ray mutilation and slaughter.
by Guest Author
Best Diving in New Caledonia

Best Diving in New Caledonia

Tiny New Caledonia, in the South Pacific between Brisbane, Australia and Fiji, is a diver’s paradise. Here’s a peek at the best diving in New Caledonia.
by Kathryn Curzon
frogfish

Marine Species: Frogfish

A diver and photographer favorite, frogfish have a reputation of being hard to find. What’s the best way to spot one of these distinctive fish on a dive?
by Hélène Reynaud
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