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Marcus Knight

Marcus Knight

Marcus Knight (aka “The Scuba Monkey”) first dived during the ‘90s and was bitten by the scuba bug. During the years that followed, Marcus became absorbed in diving and, today, is a Master Instructor for both PADI and SSI.

With over a decade as a professional diver, Marcus has lived and taught
scuba around the world, including Australia, Asia, the Mediterranean Sea and the wreck heaven of Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands. Check out his website here.

Stories by Marcus
dangerous dive sites
In the Water

Training Fundamentals: Dangerous Dive Sites

Scuba accidents are thankfully relatively rare. However, some places have reputations as dangerous dive sites. Why? Should we be diving them?

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diver lifts
In the Water Training

Training Fundamentals: Diver Lifts

There are many ways to board a dive boat at the end of your dive. In some areas of the world, ‘diver lifts’ are commonplace. What are they?

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wetsuit
Exposure Suit In the Water Training

Training Fundamentals: Top Tips for Getting into Your Wetsuit

Getting into your wetsuit can be a test of balance and endurance. How can you make the process easier?

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nitrox diving
New to Scuba Training

Nitrox Diving for Beginners

Nitrox diving has been increasing in popularity for more than two decades and is now ubiquitous. What is nitrox, and why use it?

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New stuff
best shore dives in Sydney

Best Shore Dives in Sydney

While it’s famous for topside attractions, there are worthwhile stops beneath the water in Sydney as well. Here are our picks for the best shore dives in Sydney.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith
Dive into the Pink

Dive Into the Pink Announces Winners of Third Annual Photo Competition

Nonprofit organization Dive into the Pink is delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 Think Pink underwater imaging competition.
by Rebecca Strauss
dangerous dive sites

Training Fundamentals: Dangerous Dive Sites

Scuba accidents are thankfully relatively rare. However, some places have reputations as dangerous dive sites. Why? Should we be diving them?
by Marcus Knight
U-85

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: U-85

This year, Scuba Diver Life and NOAA are partnering to profile 12 different ships in the Graveyard of the Atlantic. This month we visit the U-85.
by Guest Author