There are many great books out there on diving, we have compiled a list of suggested reading below. We have split them into two categories. One being educational and one being entertaining. This is by no means an exhaustive list but gives you some suggestions on material to read if you are interested. These books should be available for order at your favorite book store, e.g. or Happy reading! 


We would also like to recommend online education Human Factors In Diving  by Gareth Lock



  • Diver Down - Michael R. Ange. 

  • Scuba Fundamental: Start Diving the Right Way - Simon Pridmore

  • Scuba Confidential: An Insider's Guide to Becoming a Better Diver - Simon Pridmore

  • Scuba Exceptional: Become the Best Diver You Can Be - Simon Pridmore

  • Under Pressure - Gareth Lock
  • Reef Guides (Various) - Paul Humann, Ned DeLoach, et al
  • Secrets Of The Whales - Brian Skerry
  • The Six Skills And Other Discussions - Steve Lewis
  • Ocean - Dr. Sylvia Earle
  • Scuba Physiological - Simon Pridmore
  • Deco For Divers - Mark Powell
  • Technical Diving: An Introduction - Mark Powell
  • Deep - James Nestor
  • Diving Physiology In Plain English - Julie Bookspan
  • Mastering Rebreathers - Jeffrey Bozanic
  • A Diver's Guide To The World - Carrie Miller & Chris Taylor


  • Into The Planet - Jill Heinerth
  • Treasures Of The Deep - Hugh Edwards
  • Ship Of Gold - Gary Kinder
  • The Sea Hunters - Clive Cussler
  • Fifty Places To Dive Before You Die - Chris Santella
  • Dive Atlas Of The World - Jack Jackson
  • Mapping The Deep - Robert Kunzig
  • Between The Devil And The Deep - Mark Cowan & Martin Robson
  • The World Beneath - Richard Smith

DAN Material

DAN has some excellent training material available check out their site for their material. For your convenience we have grabbed their information booklet on equalization.