Diving

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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Scuba Diving Kids: 5 Questions for Parents

Scuba Diving Kids: 5 Questions for Parents

6 May, 2016 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

You’ve decided to be a scuba diving family. Perhaps you’ve enrolled your nearest and dearest in the PADI Open Water Diver course, and are excited to complete your first certification together. Or maybe you’re a seasoned diver, looking to share the fun with your little ones through a Bubblemaker experience. […]

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Andre Miller: An Ambassador for Conservation

Andre Miller: An Ambassador for Conservation

5 May, 2016 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

Guest blog post by Jo Walters Andre Miller is a marine scientist, PADI Dive Center owner and Master Scuba Diver Trainer, and a passionate leader of the conservation movement in Barbados. Andre was recently named a PADI AmbassaDiver.  “I grew up on a tiny island surrounded by a lot of water, […]

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Liveaboard Diving Indonesia: The Why’s and How’s

Liveaboard Diving Indonesia: The Why’s and How’s

1 May, 2016 at 10:21 pm Comments are Disabled

Indonesia, with its thousands of tiny islands, makes for some phenomenal liveaboard opportunities, especially when you travel further east across the archipelago to where there are few shore based operators. Liveaboard Diving Indonesia Liveaboards not only give you access to some of the most remote and pristine dive sites of […]

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