Category: Training

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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Wreck Penetration
Training Wrecks In the Water

Hazards of Wreck Penetration

Wreck dives can be some of the best of your life, but there are hazards when it comes to wreck penetration. Here are three to watch out for.

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Underwater Navigation Techniques
Training In the Water

Diving Fundamentals: Underwater Navigation Techniques

Although it’s easy to follow the guide on nearly every dive, it’s important to practice underwater navigation techniques.

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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

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

Diving in Raja Ampat

The diving in Raja Ampat, Indonesia is world-class, sustainable and — perhaps surprisingly — can be quite affordable.
by Andy Phillips

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.
by Thomas Gronfeldt