Yvette Bezuidenhout

Past life: scuba instructor. English teacher/ freediver. Author of Wayan and the Turtle King, a children's book on the effects of plastic on the marine environment.

Raising Awareness About Shark Consumption In Taiwan

With 100-million sharks killed every year, mainly for their fins, Staff Writer Yvette went in search of sharks on a midnight trip to a local fish market

PADI Women’s Dive Day 2017 at Asia’s Only Deep Pool

How did you celebrate PADI Women's Dive Day 2017? Staff Writer Yvette decided to visit Asia's only deep pool for Scuba Diving and Freediving

Review: Octopus Freediving Noseclip

The crowdfunded Octopus Noseclip brought the Freediving world together last year. We take a look to see what the end result is like.

Octopus Freediving Launches New Website & Free Worldwide Postage

Last year, Pascal Berger decided that he wanted to design and make a new noseclip for the freediving community. This week sees the launch of the Octopus Freediving website,...

Results of the South East Asia Team Freediving Pool competition

The first South East Asia (SEA) Team Freediving Pool competition took place in Penang, Malaysia on 10th-11th December.Teams from Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia competed, with Singapore winning first place overall, Malaysia...
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Latest Posts

YouTuber DALLMYD To Receive Beneath The Sea’s Visionary Award

Jake Koehler, better known on YouTube as DALLMYD, lives and breathes to dive and explore new destinations in search of lost valuables, and because of that he will be honored with the "Visionary Award" at this year's Beneath the Sea dive show.

NOAA Announces Formal Partnership With Recreational Boating, Fishing Industry

Given that responsible recreational boating provides access to a bunch of sites in U.S. marine sanctuaries for scuba divers and other water enthusiasts to enjoy, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently announced it had entered into a formal partnership with leading recreational fishing and boating organizations to promote sustainable activities in federal waters, including sanctuaries.

Nominations For 2019 DEMA Reaching Out Awards Now Open

DEMA has announced that nominations for its 2019 Reaching Out Awards are now open.

Socorro Islands – Magical and Unforgettable Big Animal Encounters

We take a magical liveaboard trip to the unique ecosystem of the Revillagigedo (aka Socorro) Islands

WW2 US Aircraft Carrier Hornet’s Final Resting Place Located in the South Pacific

Wreckage of the World War II aircraft carrier USS Hornet was discovered late last month by the expedition crew of the late Paul Allen's Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel.