Author

Shelley Collett

Shelley Collett

Writer

After diving recreationally since the 90s as part of her adventure sports regimen, Shelley finally got her PADI instructor certification in 2009 in Mexico. Wreck and deep diving are her favorite specialties and she looks forward furthering her training in Tec diving, learning more about underwater photography, and doing more diving abroad. She eventually hopes to buy a sailboat and sail herself to all of her bucket-list diving destinations.

Stories by Shelley
As the holiday season approaches, we’re here to help make gift giving easy with these top stocking stuffers for divers
Resources

Top Stocking Stuffers for Divers

As the holiday season approaches, we’re here to help make gift giving easy with these top stocking stuffers for divers.

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coral nurseries
Conservation

Coral Nurseries in the Caribbean

To help counteract the damage we’re doing to coral reefs with everything from climate change to dropped anchors, some coral nurseries in the Caribbean are offering hope for restoration.

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Tristan Hunt and the Sea Guardians
Reviews Stories

Book Review: Tristan Hunt and the Sea Guardians

Written by a marine biologist, the stories in “Tristan Hunt and the Sea Guardians” combine elements of marine conservation, anthropomorphized ocean critters, and teenage magical abilities to delight young readers.

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Kirby's Rock
Dive Locations

Dive Site: Kirby’s Rock, Anilao, Philippines

Because of proximity, this dive is often paired with the Daryl Laut, but there’s enough at each site to keep divers busy on multiple visits.

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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