Diving

History of the Safety Stop

History of the Safety Stop

27 April, 2015 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

Today, safety stops are a common practice. Every diver knows that before ascending, one should stop at 5 metres / 15 feet for three minutes to help off-gas the nitrogen absorbed while diving. The purpose of the safety stop is to unload nitrogen, however it’s intended to give your body […]

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Inspire your old buddies to join you on your next dive trip

Inspire your old buddies to join you on your next dive trip

27 April, 2015 at 3:00 am Comments are Disabled

If you’ve already experienced the beauty of the underwater world, it would be no surprise if you were itching to get back into the water. But many divers find themselves holding back from planning their next dive adventure because they simply have no-one to dive with! You may know many […]

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Advice to New Scuba Divers from a PADI Instructor – Part 1

Advice to New Scuba Divers from a PADI Instructor – Part 1

26 April, 2015 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

So, you recently learned to dive. Congratulations and welcome to the scuba community! During your Open Water Diver Course, you became well versed in scuba diving basics. As a newly certified diver, you have a lot to remember. With that in mind, we came up with this list of PADI Instructor […]

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PADI App Now Available in Multiple Languages!

PADI App Now Available in Multiple Languages!

24 April, 2015 at 7:58 am Comments are Disabled

The PADI App is the ultimate mobile hub for PADI divers, bringing a number of useful scuba tools to your fingertips whenever and wherever you may be travelling. Now, we are excited to announce that with the latest update release, the PADI App is now available to download free of […]

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Top Dive Sites in Vietnam

Top Dive Sites in Vietnam

23 April, 2015 at 7:28 pm Comments are Disabled

Vietnam is truly a paradise for divers and non-divers alike. Vietnam has an incredibly rich culture, delicious national dishes, friendly locals and unmatched natural beauty. Dive sites in Vietnam are accessible all year round, although the main diving season is March through to October. Divers in Vietnam can expect to see […]

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Use Your Scuba Skills to Help Coral Reefs

Use Your Scuba Skills to Help Coral Reefs

22 April, 2015 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

Coral reefs are important, and they are in danger Coral reefs are home to about 25 percent of all known marine species and are used by countless other species at some point in their life cycle. Coral reefs are among the most biologically diverse and productive communities, often referred to […]

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