Category: Blog

Training In the Water

Surface Signaling for Scuba Divers

Getting someone’s attention underwater is a crucial safety skill. Here’s a roundup of the most common underwater signaling for scuba divers.

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decompression diving
Training In the Water

Decompression Diving 101

Interested in decompression diving? Here’s what you need to know to get started and what you can expect once you try it.

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whales breach
Marine Species News In the Water

Australian Researchers Discover Why Whales Breach

When whales breach it’s a spectacular sight, but no one was quite sure why they did it — until now.

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Photo Gear & Techniques In the Water

New Sea Dragon 2300 Auto Photo-Video-Dive Light

SeaLife continues to up its game in the world of underwater lighting with the new Sea Dragon 2300 Auto Photo-Video-Dive light, which offers Auto Brightness and Auto Flash Detect mode.

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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
Reef Check

Conservation Spotlight: Reef Check

In this series of articles, we’ll profile conservation organizations focused on ocean protection. Today we’re profiling Reef Check.
by Hélène Reynaud
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