Thursday, June 13, 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

JetBlue Announces Year-Round Service To Bonaire

JetBlue announced that it would begin operating a year-long, nonstop service to Bonaire from the contiguous US.

EYOS Expeditions Announces Summer Expedition To Melanesia

EYOS Expeditions has announced the launch of trips to Melanesia this summer.

Jasmin Graham Memoir ‘Sharks Don’t Sink’ Coming This July

"Sharks Don't Sink," the memoir of acclaimed scientist and shark conservationist Jasmin Graham, will be available on July 16, 2024.

DEMA Lobbies For Support of Dive Boat Act

DEMA, along with a host of other industry stakeholders, has written to the US Congress urging lawmakers to support the Dive Boat Act.

Ocean Conservation Must Consider Equity To Succeed

A new study has been published highlighting the importance of equity if the world is to reach its 2030 ocean conservation targets.

Second Cylinder Safety Warning Issued

A second scuba cylinder manufacturer has issued a safety advisory through PSI-PCI regarding the laser engraving of scuba cylinders.

Coral Tissue Loss Altering Caribbean Reef Populations

A new study has found that stony coral tissue loss disease is now causing drastic changes to the balance of the population of Caribbean hard corals.

New Book About The Dave Shaw Tragedy Now Available

A book about the fateful dive that took the life of Dave Shaw in 2005 is available

DEMA Launches Subscription Service For Its Quarterly Certification Census

DEMA has launched a subscription service for its Quarterly Certification Census.

DAN Launches Continuing Education For Dive Professionals

The Divers Alert Network has launched a free continuing education program for dive professionals.

Scuba Educators International Is Hiring Regional Managers

Scuba Educators International announced that it is looking for three regional managers in the United States.

DAN and Diventures Team Up To Promote Dive Safety

Diventures and Divers Alert Network (DAN) have teamed up to announce a new training partnership to take DAN’s Dive Safety Officer (DSO) course around the world.

RAID Launches New 100m/330Ft Hypoxic Trimix Course

RAID has announced the latest addition to its technical diving course lineup, a 100m/330ft Hypoxic trimix course.

Military Divers Memorial To Be Deployed

A memorial and artificial reef dedicated to military divers will be deployed in the waters off Panama City, Florida.

PADI Issues Call To Action For 10th Women’s Dive Day

PADI has issued a call to action to all its members for the 10th annual International Women’s Dive Day.