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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
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Training In the Water

Diving Fundamentals: The Buddy Check

The buddy check should always be a part of your pre-dive ritual, but many of us skip it entirely or miss key safety aspects. Here’s what to watch for on your next — and every — buddy check.

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diving fundamentals
In the Water

Diving Fundamentals: Keeping Your Cool

It’s exciting to see a manta ray or whale shark underwater. Here’s the best way to keep your cool during your next pelagic encounter.

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New stuff

Dive Into the Pink Holds Second Annual Online Auction

Nonprofit organization Dive into the Pink will hold its second annual online auction to benefit the Young Survival Coalition (YSC).
by Press Release
diver propulsion vehicle

Diver Propulsion Vehicle Training

Using a diver propulsion vehicle underwater means you can cover far more territory on each dive. How do you use one safely?
by Hayley-Jo Carr
Photograph Corals

How to Identify and Photograph Corals

Underwater photography tends to focus on megafauna or macro animal subjects. But learning how to identify and photograph corals can be just as exciting.
by Guest Author

Scuba Diving in Costa Rica: The Bats and the Cats

Scuba diving in Costa Rica off Guanacaste Province offers visitors everything from enormous schools of pufferfish (yes, really) to encounters with mantas and burly bull sharks.
by Rebecca Strauss