Diving

It Happened to Me: Decompression Sickness / The Bends

It Happened to Me: Decompression Sickness / The Bends

11 December, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

  The scenarios below are based on real-life diving incidents documented by Divers Alert Network (DAN). Diver Experiences Leg Issues After Suspected Spinal Cord DCI After surfacing from an 80 foot (24 meter) dive, a diver experienced nausea and pain between her shoulder blades. It was her first dive of […]

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Guide to PADI Divemaster: The Rescue Scenario

Guide to PADI Divemaster: The Rescue Scenario

8 December, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

If you’re training to become a PADI® Divemaster, you took the Rescue Diver course. And, if you took the Rescue course, you probably remember how intense the in-water unresponsive diver rescue was. I had to do it at least three times before I had it down. The Divemaster rescue scenario demonstration […]

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Top Reasons You Should OptUnderwater

Top Reasons You Should OptUnderwater

6 December, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

If you’re contemplating on your plans for the holiday season, here are our top reasons to OptUnderwater… OptUnderwater: the shopping crowds are a lot more fun to hang out with   OptUnderwater: because experiences are always better than things   OptUnderwater: to reduce your impact on the environment   OptUnderwater: […]

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Cold Water Diving for Warm Water Divers

Cold Water Diving for Warm Water Divers

5 December, 2017 at 8:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Written by Kim Ngan I used to live in lush, tropical regions and was lucky enough to teach scuba diving in warm climates and warm waters. That was before I moved to Sydney. Sydney (and New South Wales) have some stunning dive sites – as do many other destinations with […]

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Where to Dive in the USA in December

Where to Dive in the USA in December

4 December, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

December can be tricky. It’s cold up north, but, in many places, not cold enough yet for ice diving. But in a few locales, from Florida to Utah, the water hasn’t cooled off and nor should your enthusiasm for suiting up. Here are some top picks for getting your dive […]

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Give the Gift of Exploration

Give the Gift of Exploration

1 December, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

FACT: Experiences Make You Happier Than Things Happiness doesn’t come from the things you own, it comes from things you do and the people who share your adventures – and we have the science to prove it! San Francisco State University recently conducted a study that found people who spent […]

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