Diving

Diving into Hell’s Gate with PADI AmbassaDiver Gemma Smith

Diving into Hell’s Gate with PADI AmbassaDiver Gemma Smith

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

After sharing this draw-dropping photo of PADI AmbassaDiver™ Gemma Smith diving into ‘Hell’s Gate’ in Ojamo mine, Finland, we knew we had to find out a bit more about the unique dive location it was taken in… Hi Gemma, can you tell us a bit about the mine? Ojamo mine, […]

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How to Convert Your Friends Into Divers So You Always Have a Buddy

How to Convert Your Friends Into Divers So You Always Have a Buddy

17 August, 2017 at 5:25 am Comments are Disabled

Finding a dive buddy would be so much easier if your friends would just get certified, right? So, what’s the trick? Patience is a good start, but here are a few steps to get your squad diving with you so you can explore all of the amazing locations around the […]

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Age is No Barrier: 74 Year Old George Aitken Gets His PADI in Fiji

Age is No Barrier: 74 Year Old George Aitken Gets His PADI in Fiji

14 August, 2017 at 7:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Some people use age as an excuse to slow down – but not George Aitken! The 74 year old recently got his PADI while on a family holiday in Fiji. We asked him a few questions about his experience and whether he plans to continue diving in the future. What […]

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Myths and Misconceptions About Peeing in Your Wetsuit

Myths and Misconceptions About Peeing in Your Wetsuit

14 August, 2017 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

You did what in your wetsuit?! There’s a well-worn saying among divers: there are those who pee in their wetsuit, and there are those who lie about it. We’re not 100% sure if that’s true, but there are plenty of myths and misconceptions we can clear up about making the […]

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Scuba Diving: Sport or Leisure Activity?

Scuba Diving: Sport or Leisure Activity?

9 August, 2017 at 12:43 am Comments are Disabled

By guest blogger, Alexandra Dimitriou Scuba diving is fun. Scuba diving is exciting. Scuba diving makes you stronger. Scuba diving makes you happier. But is it a sport if it’s so much fun? What’s the difference between a sport and a leisure activity anyway and why does there have to […]

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Mike Coots’ Top 5 Tips for Shark Photography

Mike Coots’ Top 5 Tips for Shark Photography

2 August, 2017 at 5:03 am Comments are Disabled

When it comes to getting the perfect shot, there’s not doubt that patience and experience go a long way. However, when your subject is one of the top apex predators on the planet, it’s helpful to know a few more tips and tricks. Shark-bite survivor, shark advocate, surfer, and photographer […]

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