Category: Stories

ocean reads
Fun stuff Reviews Stories

Five Favorite Ocean Reads of 2019

As the year draws to a close, we’d like to share five of our favorite fiction and nonfiction ocean reads of 2019.

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ocean souvenirs
Scuba gifts Stories

Ocean Souvenirs to Avoid

We’ve all been tempted to purchase keepsakes when a dive or vacation destination is particularly memorable. But these ocean souvenirs are best left off your shopping list.

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PT Hirschfield
Stories

Dive Profile: PT Hirschfield

Diver and underwater photographer PT Hirschfield is facing an incurable cancer diagnosis, but what she’s done — and is doing — with her time should inspire all divers.

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Scuba Dive
History New to Scuba Stories

Why We Scuba Dive

The reasons why we scuba dive are as unique as the people who enjoy the sport, but researchers have found that long-term well-being is a result of regular diving.

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New stuff
Paralenz

Every Dive Counts: Paralenz Launches New Brand and Mission

Every Dive Counts: Paralenz launches new brand and mission
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Pacific Northwest diving

Pacific Northwest Diving

If you’re properly outfitted with a cozy drysuit, Pacific Northwest diving is hard to beat. Here are some of our favorite sites in Washington State.
by Chris Vyvyan-Robinson
scuba instructor

Training Fundamentals: Becoming a Better Scuba Instructor

Becoming a better scuba instructor is an ongoing process. What makes a good instructor and how do you improve?
by Marcus Knight
Boonsung wreck

Diving the Boonsung Wreck: The Fish Soup of Khao Lak

There’s nothing more magical than descending a buoy line and seeing a structure materialize out of the blue. The Boonsung wreck offers that very experience.
by Torben Lonne