Category: New to Scuba

New Diver
New to Scuba Training

Five Things Every New Diver Should Know

We’ve all been there — wide-eyed and excited at the prospect of splashing in for the first time. Here are five things every new diver should know.

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Safe Ascent Procedures
In the Water New to Scuba Training

Training Fundamentals: Safe Ascent Procedures

When it’s time end your dive, you want to follow safe ascent procedures to travel from depth to positive buoyancy at the surface

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Pre-Dive Stress
New to Scuba Training

Dealing with Pre-Dive Stress

From unfamiliar tasks to diving in a challenging environment, many different factors can cause pre-dive stress. Here’s how to handle it.

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Tips for New Scuba Divers
New to Scuba Training

Training Fundamentals: Top Tips for New Scuba Divers

Congratulations, you’ve just completed your Open Water Diver course. Here are some of our top tips for new scuba divers. 

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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