Diving

‘Do I Need to Know How to Swim to Scuba Dive’ and Other Frequently Asked Questions.

‘Do I Need to Know How to Swim to Scuba Dive’ and Other Frequently Asked Questions.

9 April, 2018 at 11:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Before learning to scuba dive, it’s natural to have some questions. Exploring the underwater world can be unnerving at first, however it is also exciting and amazing. Here we answer some common questions about learning to dive. 1. Do I need to know how to swim to scuba dive? Since […]

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James Tickle: PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, Father of Three and Upper Body Amputee

James Tickle: PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, Father of Three and Upper Body Amputee

28 March, 2018 at 9:33 pm Comments are Disabled

‘As a new diver, some skills are harder to master than others. Was there one you found difficult?’ When we asked our Facebook community this exact question, there was one response that stood out to us. “As a new diver with only 28 dives and I only have 1 hand […]

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11 Different Types of Dive Buddies

11 Different Types of Dive Buddies

21 March, 2018 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Dive buddies come in all shapes and sizes. Some are amazing divers and become lifelong friends, others make you wonder – did this person forge their certification card? Read on to learn about eleven common types of dive buddies, including the ideal one. The Nature Guide The Nature Guide has […]

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California Shore Diving Tips & Tricks

California Shore Diving Tips & Tricks

20 March, 2018 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Brent Durand   Shore diving is a great way to enjoy the underwater world on your own schedule. Simply drive to the dive site, gear up with your buddy and then stroll into the water. In fact, you could plan a morning dive and be ready to meet […]

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Nautical Terms: You Have Questions, We Have Answers

Nautical Terms: You Have Questions, We Have Answers

19 March, 2018 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Where do the terms port and starboard come from? Why is the toilet on a boat called the head? Why isn’t it on the poop deck? Today we answer divers’ frequently asked questions about boat terminology. We’ll also share the nautical history behind common terms like slush fund and scuttlebutt. […]

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Transformed by Scuba

Transformed by Scuba

14 March, 2018 at 4:20 pm Comments are Disabled

Written by PADI AmbassaDiver Jennifer Idol   Diving is more than a bucket list item or an adventure sport. It is also more than an activity. Diving is a way of life that builds dreams. The influence of diving Diving inspires people to take action on behalf of our oceans […]

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