This section covers everything there is to know about scuba diving, from gear & liveaboard reviews, safety tips, dive site overviews, and more!

Scuba Diving
Austin Tuwiner

Steel vs Aluminum Scuba Tanks

Regardless of whether you’re planning on purchasing your first scuba diving tank, or just curious to know the differences between aluminum and steel scuba tanks,

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The Padi app
Scuba Diving
Chris Botting

15 Best Apps for Scuba Diving

Traditionally scuba diving has been quite a manual activity. From planning dives on an RDP table or dive computer to logging dives in a paper

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Scuba Diving
Austin Tuwiner

Shore Diving Tips

I remember my first shore dive in Hawaii. I was at a scuba diving camp in Hawaii at 16, getting my PADI open water certification.

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Rescue Scuba
Scuba Diving
Chris Botting

Is Scuba Diving Dangerous?

Scuba diving is an exhilarating activity enjoyed by millions of people all over the world. From the amazing ocean landscapes to the rare and beautiful

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Yoke Valve
Scuba Diving
Chris Botting

Din vs Yoke Regulators

When traveling and scuba diving around the world you will undoubtedly come across 2 different types of regulator valves, both designed to fix your regulator

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Snorkeling Girl
Snorkeling
Austin Tuwiner

Snorkeling Tips

Snorkeling is an incredible way to get a sneak peek of everything the underwater world offers without all of the gear, training, and costs that

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    My name’s Austin, and I created OtterAquatics to help readers become better divers, help them buy their first gear, and plan their next dive vacation!