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Torben Lonne

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Torben Lonne is a scuba instructor, dad and an ocean lover. He runs Divein.com, where he’s sharing his thoughts, writing about diving and are trying to make a positive difference for the environment. He says: “One of my biggest fears is that I'll not be able to show my kids what diving really is because there'll be nothing left for them to see."

Stories by Torben
first scuba diving BCD
Gear New to Scuba

Buying Your First Scuba Diving BCD

You’ve taken the plunge (pun intended) and learned to dive, now it’s time to get your own equipment. Here are some considerations when it comes to buying your first scuba diving BCD.

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scuba diving mask
In the Water

Buying Your First Scuba Diving Mask

There are lots of options when it comes to selecting your first scuba diving mask. Here’s a guide to help you with the process.

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scuba diving wetsuit
Gear New to Scuba

Buying Your First Scuba Diving Wetsuit

A good wetsuit can make the difference between a great dive and calling a dive because of cold. Here are some tips on buying your first scuba diving wetsuit.

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dive computer
Gear

Buying Your First Dive Computer

If you’ve recently learned to dive, you’re probably in the market for your first dive computer. With lots of entry-level options on the market, the choice can be confusing.

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New stuff
sea cucumber

Marine Species: Sea Cucumber

The sea cucumber may not be the most glamorous animal, but for as common as they are underwater, most divers know little about them.
by Rebecca Strauss
Covid-19 disinfection

COVID-19 Diving Precautions and Practices: Protecting Yourself and Others

Divers around the world are wondering how to move forward in these uncertain times. Here are some updated COVID-19 diving precautions courtesy of DAN.
by Guest Author
Mergui Archipelago

The Best Diving in the Mergui Archipelago

The Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar offers some of Southeast Asia’s best diving, and chances are you’ll have sites all to yourself.
by Guest Author
blue and mako sharks

Diving with Blue and Mako Sharks in South Africa

You’ll cover some serious nautical miles when diving with blue and mako sharks in South Africa — but the long boat ride will be well worth it.
by Guest Author