Category: Training

nitrox diving
New to Scuba Training

Nitrox Diving for Beginners

Nitrox diving has been increasing in popularity for more than two decades and is now ubiquitous. What is nitrox, and why use it?

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Tec Diving Training

Choosing Regulators for Technical Diving

Although we’ve discussed buying a recreational-scuba regulator, we’ve never delved into choosing regulators for technical diving. Here’s what you need to know.

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dive log
In the Water Training

Training Fundamentals: Keeping a Dive Log

It’s a common debate among divers: to keep or not to keep a dive log. Do you log your dives? Why is (or isn’t) logging dives important?

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in-water difficulties
In the Water Training

The Three C’s of Handling In-Water Difficulties

When faced with in-water difficulties, divers employ a number of strategies to handle the situation.

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New stuff
best shore dives in Sydney

Best Shore Dives in Sydney

While it’s famous for topside attractions, there are worthwhile stops beneath the water in Sydney as well. Here are our picks for the best shore dives in Sydney.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith
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
U-85

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: U-85

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 U-85.
by Guest Author