Diving

Difference Between Freediving and Snorkeling

Difference Between Freediving and Snorkeling

29 March, 2017 at 5:07 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Sophie Gaze I caught the freediving bug, without knowing it, when I was a newly certified PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor working in Hawaii. One of my salty-dog coworkers told me that once I had mastered the recreational world of scuba, the next phase would be to “lose […]

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2,100 Dives in Antarctica with Rob Robbins

2,100 Dives in Antarctica with Rob Robbins

28 March, 2017 at 7:20 am Comments are Disabled

  Antarctica is certainly not a normal location most people consider when it comes to dive destinations. White sand beaches and tropical waters are replaced with flat sea ice and unfathomably cold temperatures–especially when it comes time to jump in the water.  As for Dive Supervisor of the U.S. Antarctic Program, Rob […]

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Freediving in the Caribbean with Odyssey Expeditions

Freediving in the Caribbean with Odyssey Expeditions

23 March, 2017 at 5:06 am Comments are Disabled

By Tara Bradley Connell To date, Captain Jason Buchheim, the founder and director of Odyssey Expeditions Tropical Marine Biology Voyages, an adventure program geared toward teens that focuses on sailing, scuba diving, and marine science, has led trips across the Caribbean from the British Virgin Islands to the Grenadines. And […]

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7 Women in Diving Everyone Should Know

7 Women in Diving Everyone Should Know

23 March, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Assembling a list of the most important women in scuba diving history is no easy task. We began with dozens of women, but ultimately narrowed it down to the seven amazing divers below. We hope this list is merely a starting place that inspires you to learn more about women’s […]

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Curious Facts About Crinoids

Curious Facts About Crinoids

22 March, 2017 at 8:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Recently we’ve shared a few videos of Crinoids floating freely through the ocean. They’re mesmerising to watch, and the videos we shared had you asking some questions about these curious creatures, so here are some interesting facts about Crinoids. They’re not starfish They are however, related to both starfish and echinoids. […]

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8 Tips for Beginner Freedivers

8 Tips for Beginner Freedivers

20 March, 2017 at 5:03 am Comments are Disabled

When it comes to exploring a new challenge like freediving, it’s wise to know a few tips and tricks to get you started. We reached out to PADI Freediver Instructor Trainer and World Champion freediver, Mandy Sumner to get her expert advice for those ready to experience the peace of the underwater world […]

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