Diving

Advice to Family Divers from a PADI Pro

Advice to Family Divers from a PADI Pro

17 May, 2016 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

Ask anyone who has been lucky enough to dive with family and you’ll find a common thread in their responses: “It brings us together.” The shared adventure of scuba diving brings kids and parents together in a way few other activities can match. But before diving right in, consider these […]

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7 Destinations to Consider For Your Next Family Holiday

7 Destinations to Consider For Your Next Family Holiday

16 May, 2016 at 5:27 pm Comments are Disabled

If you’re a keen diver, there is simply no better time to introduce your family to the activity you love than right now. To inspire you, we’ve put together a list of some of the best diving destinations that have something to offer the whole family. Cayman Islands There are […]

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Alice Hickson, World Champion and National Record Holder in Freediving

Alice Hickson, World Champion and National Record Holder in Freediving

14 May, 2016 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

Alice Hickson dived her way onto the freediving scene after less than a year in the sport. After being selected for the UK Freedive Team at the 2015 Freediving Pool World Championships in Belgrade, Alice broke three national records, won a gold and bronze medal and became a World Champion…and […]

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What to Look For in a Kid-Friendly Dive Resort

What to Look For in a Kid-Friendly Dive Resort

10 May, 2016 at 4:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Before planning a dive holiday for you and the kids, take advantage of these tips from Margo Peyton, founder of Kids Sea Camp, a weeklong scuba event for families held at various worldwide locations. Peyton also heads the travel-planning service, Family Dive Adventures. Step one, ask if the dive shop […]

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PADI Certification for Navy Divers

PADI Certification for Navy Divers

8 May, 2016 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

An agreement between NDSTC, US Navy Credentialing Opportunities On-Line (Navy COOL), Marine Corps COOL and the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) allows Navy divers to earn a PADI Advanced Open Water certification at no additional cost for Navy-enlisted or Marine-Corps enlisted personnel. Additional fee-based options are available for non-Navy […]

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Virtual Scuba Gets Real

Virtual Scuba Gets Real

6 May, 2016 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

Amphibian: Scuba Diving Simulator from MIT Media Lab on Vimeo. You’re dropping down through crystal clear water to a vibrant tropical coral reef. As you breathe in, your descent slows a little. You shift direction with a deft fin kick to line up with the reef edge and pause to […]

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