Category: New to Scuba

Scuba Diving
Freediving New to Scuba Training

Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Skin Diving, Freediving: What’s the Difference?

You have plenty of friends who don’t dive. Here’s how to explain to them the difference between scuba diving, snorkeling, skin diving and freediving.

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Dunning-Kruger
Health In the Water New to Scuba Training

Training Fundamentals: The Dunning-Kruger Diver

What is the Dunning-Kruger effect, and what role does this condition play in dive incidents and accidents?

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Dive Books for Young Children
In the Water New to Scuba Stories

Delightful Dive Books for Young Children

With the holidays just around the corner, these five delightful dive reads for young children can make the perfect present for the ocean-curious youngsters on your list.

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avoid seasickness
Health In the Water New to Scuba

Top Tips to Avoid Seasickness

Nothing can ruin a day on a dive boat faster than that queasy feeling. Here are a few of our top tips to avoid seasickness next time you’re on the water.

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New stuff
Paralenz

What Makes Paralenz the Best Underwater Action Camera for Divers?

The Paralenz Dive Camera was one of 2017’s biggest innovations in underwater videography. What makes it so special?
by Press Release
Green Sea Turtles

Climate Change May Be Turning 99 Percent of Baby Green Sea Turtles into Females

A warmer external temperature means 99 percent of baby green sea turtles are turning into females, endangering the worldwide population
by Rebecca Strauss
Baby Turtle

A Baby Turtle Who Lost His Way

A baby turtle gets turned around on a busy road in Grand Cayman, but never fear: A Good Samaritan is there to shepherd him to the beach and on his way.
by Guest Author
Lake Lucerne

Dive Site: Lake Lucerne

Lovely Lake Lucerne is in the central part of Switzerland, surrounded by mountains. What’s it like as a dive site?
by Trevor Sanford