Hélène Reynaud

Hélène Reynaud


Hélène Reynaud has been in the water since she was a baby and diving since she was 14. Somewhere along the way she became a dive instructor and began living her dream, after a first career that wasn’t quite fulfilling enough. She has been living and teaching diving in Indonesia for the last few years, and traveling and diving the world in her free time. Hélène loves manta rays, sharks and is also a nudibranch fanatic. She is a PADI Course Director and a DDI Instructor. She loves teaching diving to all levels, taking nudibranch pictures and spreading awareness about ocean conservation issues.

Stories by Hélène
Knots Every Diver Should Know
In the Water

Five Essential Knots Every Diver Should Know

When it comes to diving, the uses for knots are numerous. Here we’ll explain a few essential knots that every diver should know.

Fins for Small Feet
New to Scuba In the Water

Finding the Perfect Fins for Small Feet

It will come as no surprise to those of us with small feet that finding fins can be difficult. Here are a few tips to help you find fins that fit.

mola mola
Marine Species

Marine Species: The Elusive Mola Mola

Divers who have been lucky enough to see a mola mola underwater don’t soon forget the experience. And despite the animal’s size, mola mola — also known as moonfish and ocean sunfish — are not easy to spot.

Training In the Water

Carrying a Surface Marker Buoy

Even though inflating one may not seem like a skill you’ll need to use early in your diving career, it absolutely could be, so it’s important to know what to do.

New stuff

More Than 2,000 Sharks Die in San Francisco Bay

Scientists are trying to explain a massive die-off of leopard sharks, Pacific angel sharks, and brown smooth-hound sharks in the San Francisco Bay.
by Thomas Gronfeldt

TUSA Joins the Dive Computer “Elite Fleet” through Deepblu Connect

International scuba company TUSA has become the latest company to integrate Deepblu Connect to its flagship dive computer.
by Press Release

New Marine Parks Protect Enormous Part of Pacific

The nations of Niue and Chile combine to create vast marine protected areas in the Pacific
by Thomas Gronfeldt
Great Barrier Reef

Turtle Heaven on the Great Barrier Reef

A tiny dollop of sand measuring just 79 acres off the northeastern tip of Australia is home to one of the largest green turtle nesting sites in the world. Plan a visit with Mike Ball Dive Expeditions.
by Guest Author