Diving

PADI Specialties for Every Dive Buddy

PADI Specialties for Every Dive Buddy

9 February, 2017 at 9:34 pm Comments are Disabled

No two dive buddies are the same – we all know that. So we’ve compiled a list of what PADI Specialties are best suited to what kind of buddy you have. For the dive buddy who is a complete history buff It’s said that wreck diving is like a 3 […]

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AmbassaDiver Manuel Bustelo Combines Adventure and Sustainable Living

AmbassaDiver Manuel Bustelo Combines Adventure and Sustainable Living

9 February, 2017 at 12:10 am Comments are Disabled

PADI AmbassaDiver, Manuel Bustelo, recounts his early years on top of the Argentinian mountains to his eventual descent beneath the waves. Under doctors’ advice, my parents regularly brought me to the mountains during my childhood to alleviate the symptoms of asthma. Born in Mendoza, a city in the Argentinean Andes […]

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4 Ways to Help Someone Fall in Love with Diving

4 Ways to Help Someone Fall in Love with Diving

6 February, 2017 at 5:51 am Comments are Disabled

Falling in love is a wonderful and mysterious thing. Sometimes it happens all at once, and sometimes love takes time. So it goes with scuba diving… Scuba diving can be love at first breath, or something you learn to love. If you’re a diving addict, but your partner or spouse […]

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Meet PADI AmbassaDiver Gerardo Del Villar, Shark Conservationist

Meet PADI AmbassaDiver Gerardo Del Villar, Shark Conservationist

1 February, 2017 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

For anyone that’s had the privilege to meet PADI AmbassaDiver Gerardo Del Villar, it may come as a surprise that his first dream was to become a professional snowboarder and represent his country, Mexico, in the Olympics. It wasn’t until he was two years into his training that he decided […]

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PADI Celebrates a Milestone with 25 Million Certifications

PADI Celebrates a Milestone with 25 Million Certifications

27 January, 2017 at 5:27 am Comments are Disabled

  On 29 December 2016, in the final days of PADI’s golden anniversary year, a milestone was reached. Sarah Gleeson, a 22-year-old from Alberta, Canada, became a PADI® Open Water Diver earning her PADI’s 25 millionth certification. To celebrate the occasion, and 50 years as The Way the World Learns to […]

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From Snorkeling to Getting Scuba Certified: What You Need to Know

From Snorkeling to Getting Scuba Certified: What You Need to Know

25 January, 2017 at 4:35 am Comments are Disabled

If you’re already a strong snorkeler, or at least comfortable with your face in the water, you’re well on your way to getting Open Water Diver certified. But it won’t be a total cakewalk. Here are the top three skills that will surprise even the most experienced snorkelers. You’ll need […]

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