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Join PADI at InterDive 2017!

Join PADI at InterDive 2017!

31 July, 2017 at 5:06 am Comments are Disabled

Once again, PADI will be exhibiting at InterDive, taking place at Messe Friedrichshafen from the 21st to 24th September. We invite you, your diving and your non-diving friends to visit us at the PADI Village where PADI staff will be on hand to have a friendly chat and answer all […]

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The Rise and Rise of Female Scuba Divers

The Rise and Rise of Female Scuba Divers

14 July, 2017 at 12:43 am Comments are Disabled

By guest blogger, and founder of Girls that Scuba, Sarah Richard. Scuba diving, like many sports, has historically been a male dominated field. However, this is changing. Since PADI’s first Women’s Dive Day in 2014 there has been a 2.2% increase in female certifications for PADI recreational courses, from 37.2% […]

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WW1 wreck HMS Drake has been awarded Monument Status

WW1 wreck HMS Drake has been awarded Monument Status

6 July, 2017 at 2:42 am Comments are Disabled

There has been exciting news in Ireland; the WW1 wreck HMS Drake has been awarded Monument Status. The wreck, situated in Church Bay at Rathlin Island in Northern Ireland sunk in 1917 after being torpedoed by a German U boat. Despite being damaged by a fishing trawler, which subsequently sank […]

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Australia International Dive Expo 2017

Australia International Dive Expo 2017

2 July, 2017 at 10:45 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI is proud to announce they will be supporting PADI Dive Centres & Resorts at the upcoming Australia International Dive Expo (AIDE), running from the 3rd to the 7th of August 2017 in Sydney, Australia. This year, AIDE has joined forces with the longstanding and highly popular Sydney International Boatshow […]

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Discovery Channel’s Shark Week 2017

Discovery Channel’s Shark Week 2017

19 June, 2017 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

Since 1988 the Discovery Channel has been scheduling an annual, week long programming of shark related content. Falling in July or early August over the years it has gained in popularity to be the longest-running cable television event in history. The name? Shark Week. Not heard of it? As a […]

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Hj. Syed Abd Rahman appointed Advisor to the National Recreational Scuba Diving Council NDC of Malaysia

Hj. Syed Abd Rahman appointed Advisor to the National Recreational Scuba Diving Council NDC of Malaysia

18 June, 2017 at 6:42 pm Comments are Disabled

Hj Syed Abd Rahman is a much loved and well-respected member of the PADI Family whose accomplishments span the entirety of his career as a PADI® Professional. So it comes as no surprise that his expertise has been further recognised with his appointment as Advisor to the National Recreational Scuba […]

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