Category: Stories

Sebastian
Fun stuff Stories

Saving Sebastian — A Story With a Happy Ending

Tired of hearing tear-inducing awful news? Check out Sebastian the crab’s story — with a happy ending.

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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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New stuff

Tulagi: the Perfect Choice for Rust and Reefs

Cross the famous watery graveyard of Iron Bottom Sound from Honiara, capital of the Solomon Islands, and you’ll find a hidden gem for lovers of wrecks and reefs: Tulagi.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith
dive limits

Training Fundamentals: Following Recommended Dive Limits

Each qualification has recommended dive limits for depth or activity. Why are the limits there? Why is it wise to follow them?
by Marcus Knight
diving fix

How to Get Your Diving Fix While on Lockdown

If, like us, you’re spending most of your time at home right now, there are still ways get your diving fix — and stay connected to the rest of the diving community.
by Yvonne Press
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Cleaning Dive Gear in Times of Covid-19

When it comes to cleaning dive gear, our biggest worry is usually removing saltwater. As the world tries to slow the spread of Covid 19, keeping gear clean has taken on a whole new meaning.
by Yvonne Press