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NOTE:  The calculators and other resources on this page are provided for entertainment purposes only.  Any calculations and dive planning should be based upon your own calculations and carried out in accordance with your training agency's guidelines and accepted safe diving practices
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Suggested Reading

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Scuba Confidential

By Simon Pridmore

Great read for newer divers looking to improve their knowledge and skills

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Doing it Right

By Jared Jablonski

Written by the founder of the GUE training agency, this book puts forward the concept of beginning with the end in mind and standardizing equipment configuration and safety protocols

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Scuba Fundamental

By Simon Pridmore

Excellent book for brand new divers or those considering the sport

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Deco for Divers

By Mark Powell

Excellent work for those who want to truly understand decompression theory and the current state of research into what happens in a diver's body while diving

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Scuba Exceptional

By Simon Pridmore

The next in a series by Pridmore that helps divers take their game to the next level

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Under Pressure

By Gareth Lock

This is a great book dealing with the concept of human factors in diving.  A must read for anyone interested in dive safety on both the individual and industry-wide levels

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Scuba Professional

By Simon Pridmore

The definitive book for those considering leadership roles in the diving industry

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Deep Descent

By Kevin F. McMurray

Tells the story of the intrepid divers who have made the descent to the fabled Andrea Doria Wreck; "The Mount Everest of diving" and those who lost their lives in the effort

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Shadow Divers

By Robert Kurson

The true story of the American divers who found a lost German submarine off the US coast; and risked everything to confirm its true identity

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Dark Descent

By Kevin F. McMurray

The incredible forgotten story of the wreck of the Empress of Ireland - a disaster that claimed the lives of more than 1000 just two years after the sinking of the Titanic and the divers who have attempted to explore her.

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Diver Down

By Michael R. Ange

Detailed accounts of real-life diving accidents.  Understanding the types and causes of diving accidents is one of the best ways to prepare for and avoid them

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Lost Wife, Saw Barracuda

By John Kean

Hilarious and harrowing tales of a British diver who left the London rat race to work as a scuba professional at the Red Sea

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The Great Buoyancy Scam

By John Kean

Chronicles the rampant substandard training in the dive industry, how to avoid taking needless courses, and improve your diving on your own or with a true professional

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SS Thistlegorm

By John Kean

Considered by many to be the world's greatest shipwreck, this great book tells the tale of its bombing and sinking in WWII and its rediscovery

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