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Chris Vyvyan-Robinson

Chris Vyvyan-Robinson

Chris has amassed over 1500 dives around the world but his favorite location to dive is the Azores Islands in the mid-Atlantic, where he's worked for the last five seasons. A PADI MSDT instructor, Chris graduated from university in 2016 with a degree in film and journalism. Chris' passion is to document the underwater world through many forms of media; his particular passions are sharks and whales. His documentary depicting the adapting generation of whale hunters on the island of Pico won a Royal Television Award in 2017.

Stories by Chris
Pacific Northwest diving
Dive Locations Travel

Pacific Northwest Diving

If you’re properly outfitted with a cozy drysuit, Pacific Northwest diving is hard to beat. Here are some of our favorite sites in Washington State.

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Oriskany
Dive Locations In the Water Travel Wrecks

The Great Carrier Reef: The USS Oriskany

Diving on a wreck is always a humbling and exciting experience, but diving on the largest military wreck of all time, the USS Oriskany, offers a truly astounding insight into history.

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ocean souvenirs
Scuba gifts Stories

Ocean Souvenirs to Avoid

We’ve all been tempted to purchase keepsakes when a dive or vacation destination is particularly memorable. But these ocean souvenirs are best left off your shopping list.

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safely photograph sharks (Nadia Aly)
Photo Gear & Techniques Sharks

How to Responsibly and Safely Photograph Sharks

Although most shark encounters are quite safe, there is some protocol to follow when you dive with them. Here’s how to responsibly and safely photograph sharks.

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New stuff
Paralenz

Every Dive Counts: Paralenz Launches New Brand and Mission

Every Dive Counts: Paralenz launches new brand and mission
by Press Release
free diving internship

The Free Diving Internship Debate

Anytime the topic of free diving internships comes up in diving forums, it sparks heated debate. Should dive candidates work for free — or not?
by Juanita Pienaar
Pacific Northwest diving

Pacific Northwest Diving

If you’re properly outfitted with a cozy drysuit, Pacific Northwest diving is hard to beat. Here are some of our favorite sites in Washington State.
by Chris Vyvyan-Robinson
scuba instructor

Training Fundamentals: Becoming a Better Scuba Instructor

Becoming a better scuba instructor is an ongoing process. What makes a good instructor and how do you improve?
by Marcus Knight