Scuba Diving | Dive Training Magazine

Here’s a look at what you’ll find between the covers of the January/February 2017 issue.

In celebration of Dive Training’s 25th anniversary, we’ve created an online library of every Dive Training magazine cover ever printed over the years, vintage ads, and a collection of articles that have proven to be game-changers in the dive industry.


Romancing the Past: Treasure Hunting and Underwater Archaeology
By Robert N. Rossier

Deepest Dive First? The History and Science Behind How We Plan Our Dives
By Alex Brylske

Georgia’s ‘Live Bottom’ Jewel: Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary
By Michelle Riley


Editorial: What a WonderFULL World
By Cathryn Castle Garcia

Editorial: On 25 Years
By Mark Young

Say Cheez!

Dive Observer: World Leaders Establish Earth’s Largest Marine Protected Area
By Gene Gentrup

Barotrauma, Buoyancy and Boating Laws
By Robert N. Rossier


Dive Geo: Exploring Bonaire: An Arid Oasis for Divers and Adventurers
By Ruth and Barry Guimbellot

Passport: Dive travel deals from all over
Compiled by Gene Gentrup

Diving USA: Dive travel opportunities across America


Scuba Skills: When the Diving’s Done: Tips for Disassembling a Scuba Unit
By Barry and Ruth Guimbellot

Instructor Tips: They’re All Like That: Near Misses and Normalization
By Robert N. Rossier

Deep Connections: On Staying Active as a Diver
By JMarty Snyderman

Dive Shop
Compiled by Gene Gentrup

What’s That?: Mexico’s Sea of Cortez Has More Than Mantas: The Smoothtail Mobula, Cortez Stingray and Bullseye Electric Ray
By Marty Snyderman

Behind the Lens: Imagine That!
By Marty Snyderman

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Final Check: What It Looks Like When…Your Mask Is a Perfect Fit
By Cathryn Castle Garcia

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Dive Training January/February 2017 coversThe Covers

By Barry & Ruth Guimbellot

This month’s cover feature, “Romancing the Past: Treasure Hunting and Underwater Archaeology,” views the underwater world as a time capsule of hidden stories and buried treasure



We’ve been publishing Dive Training magazine for 25 years now. In celebration of our “Silver” anniversary, we’ve made a virtual library of every cover – front and reverse – from each year of the last two and a half decades.