SDI was created by dive professionals from the technical-diving field, which gives the organization a unique perspective, that of teaching recreational diving through the lens of experienced technical diving. SDI’s philosophy is to take recreational scuba diving to new levels, enhancing older, maybe even outdated, diving practices by incorporating new diving technology and emphasizing safety.

Stories by SDI
Avoid Diving Accidents
Training In the Water

Six Ways to Help Avoid Diving Accidents

Most accidents result not from the inherent danger of our sport, but from diver error. Here are a few of the best ways to avoid diving accidents.

Underwater navigation

Underwater Navigation Techniques

Underwater navigation techniques are useful in any number of diving situations. By mastering them not only will you become a safer diver, but you’ll also be able to pinpoint the exact spot where you saw that pygmy seahorse.

dive buddy system

Flaws in the Dive-Buddy System

Can you remember your first open-water scuba class?

New stuff

Fiji Siren Lost at Sea

In a still-developing story, Worldwide Dive and Sail has confirmed that the Fiji Siren has been lost at sea, luckily with no loss of life.
by Rebecca Strauss
Wakatobi Dive Resort

Top of the Reef at Wakatobi Dive Resort

You don’t need to go deep at Wakatobi Dive Resort to see something spectacular.
by Guest Author

Shearwater Landing on Deepblu Connect

Leading Innovative Tech Diving Company becomes the Third to Integrate
by Press Release
dive against debris

What is Dive Against Debris?

Diving against debris not only has the obvious positive effects for marine life and our ocean but is also now helping drive policy changes for a cleaner future.
by Hayley-Jo Carr