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Christy Mccormick

Christy Mccormick

Christy Mccormick Christy is a born and bred adventurer who grew up in Hong Kong, Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates. This early introduction to travelling instilled in him a love of exploration.  Fast forward six years to a family holiday in Malaysia on […]


Essential Guide To Fitness To Dive Medical

Essential Guide To Fitness To Dive Medical

Essential Guide To Fitness To Dive Medical In 2023 The underwater world is a breathtaking place to explore, but it’s essential to be aware of your health and fitness before diving in. Fitness-to-dive medical assessments ensure that you are ready to safely enjoy this thrilling […]


Best Time Of Year To Learn To Scuba Dive In Sydney

Best Time Of Year To Learn To Scuba Dive In Sydney

Best Time of Year to Learn to Scuba Dive in Sydney If you live in Sydney, or you are planning to visit and want to learn to scuba dive, you might be wondering the best time of the year to learn to dive. The answer […]


Unlock Scuba Diving Freedom With Padi Elearning | Padi Online Course

Unlock Scuba Diving Freedom With Padi Elearning | Padi Online Course

What is PADI eLearning? If you’re thinking about embarking on the exciting journey of learning how to scuba dive, a PADI eLearning course is the perfect starting point! This online course is specifically designed to teach you how to scuba dive in a supportive environment, […]


Am I Too Old To Take A Scuba Diving Course?

Am I Too Old To Take A Scuba Diving Course?

Am I too old to take a scuba diving course? Of course, you are never too old to take a scuba diving course. In fact, the oldest person to ever complete a PADI course was 96 years old! The oldest person I have taught was […]


Do You Need To Be Able To Snorkel Before Learning How To Dive?

Do You Need To Be Able To Snorkel Before Learning How To Dive?

Do You Need to be Able to Snorkel Before Learning How to Dive? Many people ask the question, " Do you need to be able to snorkel before learning how to dive”?The simple answer is no. You do not need to be able to snorkel […]


How To Become A Rescue Diver

How To Become A Rescue Diver

How to Become a Rescue Diver Scuba diving is a unique form of adventure sport, one that comes with in water risks, and one that can quickly leave an inexperienced diver in a panic situation. As such, aiming to complete the Rescue Diver course so […]


Why Is It Important To Do An Internationally Recognized Padi Course?

Why Is It Important To Do An Internationally Recognized Padi Course?

Why is it Important to do an Internationally Recognized PADI Course? Doing a PADI course will give you the skills and confidence to explore the world's most awesome underwater environments. It will open a whole new perspective on life, making you aware of the fact […]


How To Keep A Dive Mask From Fogging Up? | Abyss Scuba Diving

How To Keep A Dive Mask From Fogging Up? | Abyss Scuba Diving

Proven Strategies for New Dive Mask Keeps Fogging Up Ever wondered why your foggy mask seems to be a bigger issue in colder waters? Well, here's an interesting fact! This foggy mask issue is due to the temperature of your breath and the water vapour […]


Can I Still Dive If I Wear Glasses?

Can I Still Dive If I Wear Glasses?

Can I still dive if I wear glasses? One of the questions we often get asked is whether someone who wears glasses can dive. The short answer is yes, there are a few different options for those who wear glasses and want to dive. One […]


Is Scuba Diving Dangerous? Unpacking The Truth - Dive In With Us!"

Is Scuba Diving Dangerous? Unpacking The Truth - Dive In With Us!

Is Scuba Diving Dangerous? A Comprehensive Look at the Risks and Safety Considerations Scuba diving offers an unparalleled opportunity to explore the mesmerizing underwater world. When done properly, it is a relatively safe sport, enchanting adventurers with its vibrant marine life and unique experiences. However, […]


How Do Scuba Divers Control Their Buoyancy?

How Do Scuba Divers Control Their Buoyancy?

How do scuba divers control their buoyancy? When scuba diving, it is important to control your buoyancy. This keeps you safe underwater and helps you maximize your diving enjoyment. There are three the ways to control your buoyancy: Use your weights for the course adjustment […]


Will Your Scuba Certification Be Recognized?

Will Your Scuba Certification Be Recognized?

Will Your Scuba Certification Be Recognised? There are a lot of scuba diving certifications available these days, but not all of them are created equal. There are many international certifications around the world - PADI, SSI, SDI, NAUI, RAID, BSAC, and CMAS, just to name […]


Is A Free Divemaster Internship Worth The Cost?

Is A Free Divemaster Internship Worth The Cost?

Is a Free Divemaster Internship Worth the Cost? If you are thinking about doing a divemaster internship, then it’s critical to distinguish between paid and unpaid divemaster internships. In essence, a paid internship obligates you to pay a set price for your training, and an […]


A Day Out On The Dive Boat

A Day Out On The Dive Boat

A Day Out on the Dive Boat: Advice from Seasoned Boat Divers  If you are new to diving, a day out on the dive boat can be a daunting prospect. What should you expect? What do you need to bring? And most importantly, what will you […]


Sue Burnett

Sue Burnett

Sue Burnett Sue Burnet is an exceedingly experienced PADI instructor who has been diving for over 30 years and teaching for over 20 years. Sue was influential in convincing her friend and the founder of Abyss Scuba Diving, Peter Letts to learn to scuba dive. […]


Stephen Guy

Stephen Guy

Stephen Guy Stephen started snorkelling as a 12 year old in Sydney and developed a love for diving, the sea and marine creatures. Stephen has a background in science and education, both as a teacher and as a student. Seeing things from a student's perspective […]


Can You Teach Yourself To Scuba Dive?

Can You Teach Yourself To Scuba Dive?

Can You Teach Yourself to Scuba Dive? When you’re looking to get into scuba diving, one of the first things you might wonder is whether or not you can teach yourself to scuba dive. The answer? No. There are two primary reasons for this answer, […]


How Long Does A Padi Open Water Course Take?

How Long Does A Padi Open Water Course Take?

How Long Does A PADI Open Water Course Take? Scuba diving is a popular activity the world over, and for good reason – it’s a fun and exhilarating way to explore the underwater world. If you’re interested in giving it a go, you may be […]


Dcs And Freediving

Dcs And Freediving

DCS and Freediving While Decompression Sickness (DCS) is quite rare while freediving, it is still a possibility. There are some precautions that every diver should take to minimise their DCS risk. Firstly, to help understand how to minimise your risk, let’s quickly examine how DCS occurs.  […]