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Suffering through a slow recovery from hip replacement surgery, 86-year old Jack Youngblut is confined to an easy chair where he wiles away his time reflecting on a remarkable life.
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Each week we give you a glimpse into the scuba diving world of real divers - people just like you. This week's Real Diver is Louis van Niekerk.
These are the important customs to know when it comes to greeting, tipping, shopping and dressing whilst visiting Egypt. Make sure you have the best visit.
In our quest to take divers to the very best reefs on the eastern side of False Bay, we discovered a number of reefs offshore from the Strand.
We had tropical conditions diving in Simon's Town this weekend. We did SSI Navigation, Deep and Night Specialty courses and a dive at Whittle Rock.
Sunfish or mola mola are sometimes seen in the waters of Gordon's Bay. Find out more about these little known, interesting and seldom-seen fish here.
In the 30 plus years that I've been exploring the ocean, I have only ever seen a glass squid twice - in Rooi Els - find out more about them here.
On a dive, the DM might tell you to do a negative entry because of strong surface currents. But what is a negative entry and how do you do it?
Nudibranchs are beautiful to see, fun to search for and make fantastic photographic specimens. Find out more about these fascinating creatures here!
Who doesn't love a nudibranch?
Have you tried to take underwater selfies and photos of yourself underwater before? Find out here how to take great underwater selfies like a pro!
Here are some of the tricks used by professional underwater photographers to take really great underwater photos of scuba divers and diving models.
A whale shark that appeared to be in distress has been gently towed out to sea near the Stompneus Bay harbour in the Western Cape, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.
So, do you think you might be addicted to scuba diving? Check out these 15 sure tell signs to find out if you are a scuba addict!
I thought this was an April Fool's joke until I saw the date this was published on!
Packing camera equipment for a diving holiday is daunting, especially given its value and fragility. Find out how we pack it and why.
Here's a review of our 2014 dive trip to Ponta do'Ouro in Mozambique, written by Marius and Madelein. Read here to find out more about our trip.
The Carnatic is one of the oldest wrecks in the Red Sea. Situated at Sha'ab Abu Nuhas reef close to Hurghada, she is a beautiful wreck to explore.
Do you have perfect buoyancy control? Check out these 15 sure signs that you need to improve your buoyancy control just to find out...
The second Cape Town Dive Festival, held at Seaforth Beach this past weekend was a huge success, with perfect conditions above and below the water.
Diving in Ponta do'Ouro is warm, clear, diverse and colourful. Read about our favourite dive sites in Ponta do'Ouro, Mozambique here.
This story about a great white and shark culling, written by 13 year-old Sebastian, is a great example of how education can help preserve our oceans.
The longer you dive for, the easier it is for you to spot a diver in the crowd. Here's how you can spot both newbie and old time divers anywhere!
Follow these 15 simple but essential steps for proper scuba regulator maintenance. Look after your regulator, and your regulator will look after you!
This scuba cartoon is especially for all our scuba diving friends who'll be having babies soon, have just had one, or are thinking of having one :D
We've been using our GoPro Hero Black for just over a year to make our underwater videos. Here are the settings we've found work best underwater.
We will be diving the pristine and exciting Brothers Islands on our Red Sea Liveaboard Safari this year. Read more about these southern reefs here.