Category: New to Scuba

shore entry
New to Scuba Training

Training Fundamentals: Top Tips for a Successful Shore Entry

In many parts of the world the easiest way to dive is from the shore. Here are our tips for executing a successful shore entry.

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Air Last Longer When Diving
In the Water New to Scuba Training

Making Your Air Last Longer When Diving

Returning to the boat or shore early if you’ve run low on air is disappointing. How can you make your air last longer when diving?

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Clearing Your Mask
New to Scuba Resources Training

Training Fundamentals: Clearing Your Mask

Clearing your mask is a fundamental dive skill. How can you make the process simpler and more efficient?

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Dive Fins
In the Water New to Scuba

Finding the Right Dive Fins for You

With so many styles and variations, buying the right dive fins can be a challenge. Here’s our guide to choosing wisely.

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New stuff
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

Marine Species: Know Your Sea Turtles

An all-time divers’ favorite, there are seven different species of sea turtles. Here’s what you need to know about each species.
by Hélène Reynaud
diver lifts

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?
by Marcus Knight