Diving

Why take a PADI Self Reliant Diver Course?

Why take a PADI Self Reliant Diver Course?

20 November, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Written by guest blogger, Rianne Poesse from dutchmermaid As a diver I’ve always been keen to keep developing myself. After my PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification I did several specialty courses, followed by Rescue Diver and then…. Divemaster. It was during my Divemaster internship, in Costa-Rica last year, that […]

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5 Reasons why the Discover Scuba Diving Experience makes the Perfect Gift

5 Reasons why the Discover Scuba Diving Experience makes the Perfect Gift

19 November, 2017 at 12:43 am Comments are Disabled

Written by guest blogger, Danielle Schofield The holiday season is on its way, so it’s time to dust off the decorations and hunt for the ultimate gift to impress fussy friends, restless kids and the person who already has everything. Enter the PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience. Covering basic scuba […]

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The Unsung Pioneers of Diving – Part 1

The Unsung Pioneers of Diving – Part 1

17 November, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Written by PADI AmbassaDiver, Gemma Smith With technology in diving constantly evolving, and the boundaries of what is possible continually being pushed, it is sometimes easy to forget those pioneers of diving, who paved the way for so much of what we do now. Whether it was a woman determined […]

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6 Best Dive Sites for Kids Around the World

6 Best Dive Sites for Kids Around the World

15 November, 2017 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

Choosing to plan your next scuba holiday to include your kids is a no brainer, but deciding on the best destination can be overwhelming. Here is a list of kid-friendly dive sites around the world to help. Vertigo, Yap Yap, an island in Micronesia, is known for a lot of things: […]

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Divemaster Training: 11 Reasons to Become a “Tank Monkey”

Divemaster Training: 11 Reasons to Become a “Tank Monkey”

13 November, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Disclaimer: The opinions of the author are her own and in no way reflect the opinions of PADI or the dive shop affiliated with her. Of the many things I’ve learned in my Divemaster training (how not to map a dive site, and how to perform an equipment exchange while […]

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It’s Time to Get Out – Diving exits explained

It’s Time to Get Out – Diving exits explained

11 November, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

The band Semisonic said it in the early 90s, “You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here.” Here are some different methods scuba divers can use when exiting the water. Shore Diving Exit Walking out is an obvious choice if you’re shore diving. Divers can use the […]

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