Thursday, July 11, 2024

Sam Helmy

Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life! Sam is a Staff Writer for

Top 5 Scuba Diving Safety Apps Every Diver Should Have

Scuba diving safety apps are the latest innovation in the diving industry, and they are a means by which the industry incorporates modern technology into tried and tested procedures and knowledge.

Buddy Dive Resort Announces Dates For Dive Thru The Lens Photography Week

Dive Buddy Resort Bonaire announced the date for the next Dive Thru The Lens underwater photography week.

Oceana: More Fishing Transparency Needed

Oceana released a report highlighting the importance of increased transparency around fishing in the open ocean.

2nd Edition of ‘Sidemount Diving: The Almost Comprehensive Guide’ Now Available

The second edition of 'Sidemount Diving: The Almost Comprehensive Guide' is now available for purchase.

PADI Seeks Applications For New Divemaster Internships

PADI has launched a call for new applicants for its Divemaster Internship program.

The SSI Dive Log Challenge Is Back!

Scuba Schools International announced that its Dive Log Challenge is back for another year.

Updated Edition of Scientific Diving Techniques Now Available

A new, revised, and updated edition of Scientific Diving Techniques is now available.

Dive RAID Adds X-CCR Courses To Its Line-Up

Dive RAID International announced that it has added a course for the X-CCR series of units to its lineup of rebreather courses.

Proper Scuba Gear Maintenance: Tips for a Longer Gear Life

Scuba Gear Maintenance is key to safe and fun diving, so checkout our 10 tips how to keep your gear in top shape and make sure it last as long as possible.

New Study Shows Cooperative Dolphins Are More Reproductively Successful

A new study has shown that male bottlenose dolphins who indulge in social play as juveniles will enjoy more reproductive success as adults.

‘Scuba Sara’s Maui Adventure’ Book Now Available

A new children’s diving book, "Scuba Sara’s Maui Adventure," is now available.

New WWII Story Of the Divers Who Became Navy SEALS

A new book highlights the WWII story of the UDTs who later went on to become the Navy SEALS.

Pete The Scuba Cat Book Now Available

A new children’s book, "Pete the Cat: Scuba-Cat," is now available.

Plaza Beach And Dive Resorts Adds New Dive Boat

A new dive boat has been added to the operations of Plaza Beach and Dive Resort dive operation Toucan Diving Bonaire.

Children’s Diving Book ‘Trent’s Adventures: Deep Sea Discovery’ Now Available

"Trent’s Adventures: Deep Sea Discovery," a new diving book for children, is now available for purchase.