Category: New to Scuba

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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Regulator
New to Scuba Resources

Buying Your First Regulator

There’s lots to consider when it comes to buying your first regulator. How deep will you dive, and in what conditions? Here’s our guide to choosing wisely.

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Scuba Diving Entries and Exits
In the Water New to Scuba Training

Safe Scuba Diving Entries and Exits Part II: Exiting the Water

Safe scuba diving entries and exits are key to a good day of diving. In the second of a two-part series, we’ll discuss exiting the water.

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New stuff
wreck diving in Europe

Best Wreck Diving in Europe

In the last of our six-part series on the world’s most dive-able wrecks, we’re highlighting the best wreck diving in Europe.
by Juanita Pienaar
ornate ghost pipefish

Marine Species: Ghost Pipefish

Within the pipefish family, ghost pipefish are something special, and always a treat to see on a dive. Here we’ll look at four well-known species.
by Hélène Reynaud
Ashkhabad

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: the Ashkhabad

This year, Scuba Diver Life and NOAA are partnering to profile 12 different ships in the Graveyard of the Atlantic. This month we’ll visit the Ashkhabad.
by Rebecca Strauss
Reef Rescue Network

The Reef Rescue Network

The Perry Institute for Marine Science is a nonprofit organization committed to protecting the oceans. To that end, they’ve created the Reef Rescue Network.
by Hayley-Jo Carr