Category: History

underwater prison
Dive Locations History Travel

Dive an Underwater Prison in Estonia

Although it doesn’t typically pop to mind when considering a dive trip, an underwater prison in Estonia makes for an incredibly unique dive.

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W.E. Hutton
Dive Locations History Wrecks

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: W.E. Hutton

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 W.E. Hutton.

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U-701
Dive Locations History Travel Wrecks

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: U-701

This year, Scuba Diver Life and NOAA are partnering to profile 12 different ships in the Graveyard of the Atlantic. This month we visit U-701.

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History Travel Wrecks

A Non-Tech Diver’s Guide to Guadalcanal

It’s not called Iron Bottom Sound for nothing, with 100s of wrecks just off the coast of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. Here’s our guide to diving them recreationally.

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New stuff

Tulagi: the Perfect Choice for Rust and Reefs

Cross the famous watery graveyard of Iron Bottom Sound from Honiara, capital of the Solomon Islands, and you’ll find a hidden gem for lovers of wrecks and reefs: Tulagi.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith
dive limits

Training Fundamentals: Following Recommended Dive Limits

Each qualification has recommended dive limits for depth or activity. Why are the limits there? Why is it wise to follow them?
by Marcus Knight
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How to Get Your Diving Fix While on Lockdown

If, like us, you’re spending most of your time at home right now, there are still ways get your diving fix — and stay connected to the rest of the diving community.
by Yvonne Press
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Cleaning Dive Gear in Times of Covid-19

When it comes to cleaning dive gear, our biggest worry is usually removing saltwater. As the world tries to slow the spread of Covid 19, keeping gear clean has taken on a whole new meaning.
by Yvonne Press