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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

Dates For TekCamp 2018 Announced

After a Hiatus in 2017, TekCamp is back at Vobster Quay in 2018.

Winners Of The 2017 NOGI Awards Are Announced

The Winners have been announced for the prestigious NOGI Awards for 2017

OzTek 2019 Dates Announced

The dates for OzTek 2019 have been announced. The event will be held on March 16/17, 2019

Dive Rite Introduces The HP50 Lighting Range

Dive Rite has introduced the HP50 a revolutionary modular Dive light system suitable for almost every level of diving.

Shark Attacks Seal Very Close To Shore

Great white shark causes panic after it attacks a seal within a stone’s throw of the water’s edge in Cape Cod.

Activist Fights To Keep Bahamian Waters Clean

Project AWARE is celebrating individual activists and members around the world of their adopt a dive site initiative.

British Man Held In Turkey For Smuggling Coins He Found In The Sea

British Man held in turkey after finding coins in the sea and trying to board a flight home with them.

Prawno Apparel Launches New Designs and Styles

Prawno Apparel launches some new designs, but sadly retires some old favourites as well.

Check Out Freediver Stig Pryds In A New Red Bull TV Episode

Breaking The Day, a documentary covering the last two dives of Free diver Stig Pryds at the Vertical Blue 2016 competition

Chinese Fishermen Jailed For Catching 300 Tons of Sharks In The Galapagos

Ecuadorian authorities capture a Chinese fishing vessel near the Galapagos with 300 tons of illegally fished sharks on board.

Project AWARE Launches Dive Against Debris App

Project AWARE has launched a new mobile app, to better record marine debris and pollution

Oceanic’s PROPLUS X Dive Computer Now Available

Oceanic’s innovative PROPLUS X Dive computer, is now shipping

Underwater Sculptor Angry After Being Approached To Steal His Own Art

Turkish Diver and Sculptor is approached to steal some of his own work from underwater museum

Diver Uses Technology To Find Missing Wedding Ring

Divers use Go-Pro footage to pinpoint and retrieve wedding ring that was lost on a dive.

Could Caribbean Lionfish Be A Hybrid Superfish?

Latest genetic research on Caribbean Lionfish discovers that the majority are a hybrid superfish of two different Lionfish species.