Diving

Becoming a PADI Divemaster on the Other Side of 60

Becoming a PADI Divemaster on the Other Side of 60

16 January, 2018 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Guest Blogger, Shelly Craig   My husband and I started diving in the 90’s. We took some advanced training back then as we wanted to dive together off of our 18’ Boston Whaler, “Kokolishi” in the waters of Bonaire, a small Dutch Island in the Caribbean. We got […]

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How Do You Show Your Scuba Diver Pride?

How Do You Show Your Scuba Diver Pride?

15 January, 2018 at 8:23 am Comments are Disabled

When you become a scuba diver, it changes you in subtle and not-so-subtle ways. If you know the signs to look for, it’s easy to spot scuba divers in the wild. Some divers make it obvious, rocking a dive flag snap back, or I Breathe Underwater, What’s Your Superpower? T-shirt. […]

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Dive Accident Case Studies: Ear Injuries

Dive Accident Case Studies: Ear Injuries

10 January, 2018 at 5:25 am Comments are Disabled

The scenarios below are based upon real-life diving incidents documented by Divers Alert Network (DAN). Leaking Glove Leads to Ear Barotrauma You’ve likely heard about the dangers of distracted driving, but distracted diving is hazardous too. A dry suit diver with a leaky glove learned this lesson the hard way. […]

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Confessions of a Shy Scuba Diver in India

Confessions of a Shy Scuba Diver in India

9 January, 2018 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Guest Post by PADI Diver Charu Photos supplied by Charu I grew up in a small town in North India — amidst mountains, lakes, rivers and waterfalls and was in love with the water. Fortunately my parents let me enrol in swimming lessons.– I was the only girl in my class, which […]

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10 Steps to a Killer Dive Trip Video

10 Steps to a Killer Dive Trip Video

9 January, 2018 at 5:25 am Comments are Disabled

Your dive-trip stoke stays alive when you share it via video — and creating that killer dive video not only encourages more friends to share in the experience, it may also inspire one of them to join you on the next one. Here are 10 steps to making sure your […]

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Scuba Diving for Overcoming Shyness and Self-Consciousness

Scuba Diving for Overcoming Shyness and Self-Consciousness

4 January, 2018 at 9:55 pm Comments are Disabled

When my partner suggested we go scuba diving to mark his 30th birthday in a special way, I must admit I was entirely skeptical and a wash of intense dread came over me! I can swim reasonably well, I love animals and I adore thrashing around in the cool azures […]

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