Author

Beth McCrea

Beth McCrea delights in her role as a Manhattan-based VP of Product Management, shaping technology. She also adores writing. In her off hours, she’s a world traveler, photographer and voracious reader, which she’s fused into an online book club to read a book from every country.

She was certified in 2010 as an Advanced Open Water scuba diver, and is active in the dive community on land and online. While she occasionally dives in cold Northeastern waters, she’s an avid warm-water diver, relishing lengthy trips to exotic locales throughout the year. Fancying work and life an adventure, she seeks out cutting-edge technology and off-the-beaten-path locations in her quest to understand and explore the world...and dive all the underwater kingdoms. Visit her website to see more.

Stories by Beth
Dive Books for Young Children
New to Scuba Stories In the Water

Delightful Dive Books for Young Children

With the holidays just around the corner, these five delightful dive reads for young children can make the perfect present for the ocean-curious youngsters on your list.

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Haunting Dive Reads
Top 10s Reviews In the Water

Our Favorite Haunting Dive Reads

With Halloween fast approaching, who doesn’t like a scary story? The books included here are enthralling examples of haunting dive reads, and feature stories that will remain with you long after Halloween is over.

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cartoons
Conservation In the Water

Can Cartoons Change Peoples’ Misconceptions About Sharks?

Meet the shark activist who draws “Oh, Dakuwaqa!,” a series of cartoons that’s delighting scuba divers and scientists while helping change people’s misconceptions about sharks.

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Dive Trip
Resources In the Water

The Ultimate Dive Trip Prep and Packing List

Forget all the other lists you’ve seen. This ultimate dive trip prep and packing list is the only checklist you’ll ever need to plan the perfect dive trip.

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New stuff
Top Spots for Ice Diving

Five Top Spots for Ice Diving

With winter upon us, you may be considering a tropical dive vacation. But instead, don’t fight the cold and try one of our five top spots for ice diving.
by Yvonne Press
Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma Changes the Seascape in the Florida Keys

Hurricane Irma has changed the underwater landscape of the Florida Keys. But the reef ecosystem is beginning to recover — with a little help.
by Guest Author
Cocos Island

Diver Killed by Tiger Shark at Cocos Island

A tiger shark bit and killed a diver at Cocos Island on November 30, as well as injuring the instructor leading the dive.
by Rebecca Strauss
Day at Wakatobi

A Perfect Day at Wakatobi

A perfect day at Wakatobi starts and ends in your luxurious ocean bungalow, and in between, you’ll enjoy the best of the reef underwater and the best of the resort topside.
by Guest Author