Diving

Georgina Miller – The Life of a Professional Freediver

Georgina Miller – The Life of a Professional Freediver

24 November, 2016 at 3:56 am Comments are Disabled

Meet diver, PADI Master Freediver Instructor and part-mermaid Georgina Miller, a six-time national record holder with a personal best of just over 7 minutes in static apnea. Georgina has been part of Freediving Team GB since 2007, competing at National and International Freediving competitions for both depth and pool. She’s […]

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5 Underwater Navigation Lessons You Could Be Missing Out On

5 Underwater Navigation Lessons You Could Be Missing Out On

23 November, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Divers who haven’t gotten their gear wet in ages don’t always understand the importance of taking a refresher course. Although the PADI ReActivate program touches upon navigation basics, a trend among divers returning to the water is actually to retake the Underwater Navigator course because they believe it includes some of the […]

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Andy Jardine – Captain/Coach of Team GB at the 2016 World Freediving Championships

Andy Jardine – Captain/Coach of Team GB at the 2016 World Freediving Championships

23 November, 2016 at 1:32 am Comments are Disabled

As the excitement built in the run up to the Bristol Blue Freediving Competition, PADI’s Kayleigh Relf took a moment to catch up with Andy Jardine: PADI Master Freediver Instructor, AIDA Judge and Instructor, and Captain/Coach of Team GB at the 2016 World Freediving Championships. One of four judges at […]

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Advanced Open Water Diver: Search and Recovery

Advanced Open Water Diver: Search and Recovery

18 November, 2016 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

You’re on vacation and your favorite sunglasses are feeling a bit loose. As you take them off to see what’s wrong, you notice that the tiny screw attaching one of the arms to the lens has worked its way nearly all the way out. While you’re staring at it, relieved […]

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Iconic Men of Diving Stars

Iconic Men of Diving Stars

17 November, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

The 1950s and 1960s were a great time for diving in popular culture. Scuba divers were the focus of TV shows, movies, and commercials, considered sleek and exciting action heroes. In honor of International Men’s Day, and just because we want to relive the Golden Age of scuba media, here […]

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Got Questions about the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course?

Got Questions about the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course?

16 November, 2016 at 5:57 pm Comments are Disabled

If you have questions before taking your diving to the next level – don’t worry! Chances are there are a whole bunch of others who have the same questions! How is it different from the PADI Open Water Diver Course? During the PADI Open Water Diver Course you learn the […]

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