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5 Reasons to Make St. Lucia Your Next Dive Destination

5 Reasons to Make St. Lucia Your Next Dive Destination

15 February, 2016 at 2:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Imagine volcanic mountains surrounded by miles of unspoiled rainforest, white sandy beaches, and jade water. Feel the tropical breeze of the trade winds, the warm Caribbean water, and experience diving at its finest. Ah, St. Lucia. [Insert dreamy sigh here]. Still with us? If you haven’t already packed and started […]

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A Day in the Life of a PADI Divemaster – Harnold Callora

A Day in the Life of a PADI Divemaster – Harnold Callora

11 February, 2016 at 1:49 pm Comments are Disabled

Growing up on Apo Island in the Philippines, PADI Divemaster Harnold Callora, already harboured both a love of the ocean and a vast array of experiences diving – both with and without scuba – before he took the giant stride and became a Divemaster in 2014. Harnold is now based […]

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Visit PADI at Our World Underwater

Visit PADI at Our World Underwater

10 February, 2016 at 8:14 am Comments are Disabled

Join PADI Americas from February 26th-28th at the 46th annual Our World Underwater show in Rosemont, Illinois, USA. This year’s show features informative seminars and workshops, contests—and a weekend film festival featuring legendary PADI Divers such as Jill Heinerth – all in addition to an exhibition floor with the latest dive […]

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PADI Through the Decades: The 1960s

PADI Through the Decades: The 1960s

29 January, 2016 at 7:56 am Comments are Disabled

2016 marks an exciting year for PADI® — our 50th Anniversary! Back in 1966, two passionate divers created the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, hoping to revolutionize the diving industry. Fifty years later, it’s clear that PADI has become a worldwide leader in dive training. As we reflect on our history, […]

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World ShootOut 2015 Winners – Live Broadcast this Weekend!

World ShootOut 2015 Winners – Live Broadcast this Weekend!

29 January, 2016 at 12:01 am Comments are Disabled

The World ShootOut 2015 underwater photo competition, which hosted 448 photographers from 37 different countries around the world, concluded at the end of last year, and now it’s time to announce the winners! Two winning ceremonies will be taking place this weekend at boot Dusseldorf 2016, on the central stage […]

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An Insight into my Journey Beneath by Christine Drane

An Insight into my Journey Beneath by Christine Drane

28 January, 2016 at 3:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Christine Drane, from Essex in the UK, has written about her love of diving and her journey towards becoming a PADI Professional in Koh Chang, Thailand. After completing my Divemaster course on Koh Samui, I knew what I wanted to do and where I wanted to go. Diving had taken a […]

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