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
single use plastic

Canada Bans Cetaceans in Captivity — and Single-Use Plastic

Good news coming out of Canada: the country has passed legislation to ban breeding or keeping cetaceans in captivity — and all single-use plastics by 2021
by Rebecca Strauss
Tobruk

Diving the ex-HMAS Tobruk in Queensland

Just when you thought scuba diving in Queensland couldn’t get any better, you've got to add the enormous ex-HMAS Tobruk to your bucket list.
by Guest Author
Rebreather Diving

The ABCs of Technical Diving: Q through T

Here’s the next in our series on the ABCs of technical diving, starting with Q for questions and ending with T for turn pressure.
by Yvonne Press
F.W. Abrams

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: F.W. Abrams

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 F.W. Abrams.
by Guest Author