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Yvonne Press

Yvonne Press

Yvonne Press has worked as a dive professional since 2010, and is now a technical instructor trainer at Two Fish Tech in Indonesia. Initially guiding and teaching full time in Scotland, after four years she moved to warmer waters including the Red Sea, Thailand and Indonesia, where she is still based. The discovery of untouched WWII wrecks lying in 40 to 60 meters off Scotland's east coast started Yvonne's journey into technical diving, and she became a TDI and PADI TecRec instructor in 2015. In 2016, Yvonne became southeast Asia's first female TDI instructor trainer. She now teaches from a variety of locations in Indonesia, including Bali and Bunaken, North Sulawesi. Most recently, she has been exploring potential tech diving sites in South Lombok.

Stories by Yvonne
Gili Islands
Travel

Best Scuba Diving in the Gili Islands

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Technical Diving Equipment
Tec Diving Training

Technical Diving Equipment Configurations

Technical diving equipment configurations differ widely from recreational diving. Here we’ll look at the differences between twinsets and sidemount diving.

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tech-diving course
Tec Diving Training

Preparing for Tech-Diving Course

Signing up for a tech-diving course usually means lots of research into agencies, locations and instructors. But how do you get ready for the course once you’ve made your choice?

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Technical Diving
Tec Diving Training

What is Technical Diving?

Technical diving has been a buzzword for several years now, but what is technical diving exactly? Here we’ll explain where recreational diving ends and technical diving starts.

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New stuff
ocean conservation

Easy Ways to Take Part in Ocean Conservation

Ocean conservation is more important now than ever. Read on to find out how you can help protect the waters you love.
by Guest Author
scuba diving in Aqaba

Scuba Diving in Aqaba

A visit to the Red Sea is at the top of many divers’ bucket lists, and rightfully so. Scuba diving in Aqaba, Jordan, fulfills all your fantasies of warm water and fascinating culture.
by Shelley Collett
Damai

Top Types of Liveaboards

Divers have long known that liveaboard diving is the best way to reach remote dive sites and unique dive destinations. What are the top types of liveaboards and how do you choose?
by LiveAboard.com

The Science of a Scuba-Related Panic Episode

What exactly happens to your body and mind when you experience a scuba-related panic episode. And how can you regain control?
by Juanita Pienaar