Category: New to Scuba

Dive Travel Regrets
Top 10s New to Scuba Stories Travel

Top Nine Dive Travel Regrets

As divers, we often seek out exotic locales around the world, but things can go wrong. Make every dive a good dive on your next trip by avoiding these top nine dive travel regrets.

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Kids Build Confidence Through Scuba Diving
Training New to Scuba In the Water

Helping Kids Build Confidence Through Scuba Diving

 A child who’s a confident scuba diver can carry that self-assurance into several other aspects of his or her life including school, social interactions or other sports.

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Keep Your Mask On
Training New to Scuba In the Water

Diving Fundamentals: Keep Your Mask On

Although it’s often the first piece of gear to come off at the end of the dive, here’s a case for keeping your mask on.

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poor air consumption when scuba diving
Training New to Scuba In the Water

Addressing Poor Air Consumption when Scuba Diving: Part III

Some divers seem never to run low on air, while others struggle to stay down for 30 minutes. In this four-part series we’ll address how to fix poor air consumption.

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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