A few years ago, I wrote about my search for the best sunscreen for scuba divers. I wondered if by slathering myself in sunscreen before every dive if I’d been (unintentionally) harming marine life. The original article received nearly half a million views and generated some great comments and suggestions […]Read more ›
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Jet Lag, Melatonin and Diving – featured from DAN (Divers Alert Network) Long-distance air travel crossing several time zones in a short time causes jet lag syndrome (also called Rapid Time Zone Change Syndrome) upon arrival, because our circadian rhythm established at our origin is out of sync with the day-night […]Read more ›
Traveling can be a great experience and a wonderful opportunity for divers to explore new territories, but it is essential to be prepared before the big dive trip. Planning ahead will help your trip run smoothly so you can enjoy yourself more fully. You don’t want to miss out on […]Read more ›
There are many advantages to owning your own dive equipment. Familiarity with a personal set of scuba gear means greater comfort and a better dive experience. More importantly, it can help you avoid an emergency situation. From a safety perspective, owning your own gear ensures you know how to manipulate […]Read more ›
The Best Coral Reef Safe Sunscreen for Scuba Diving? View the updated post… Growing up in the Pacific Northwest United States, sunscreen was something I bought once every five years. This a terrible idea, of course, because sunscreens expire in 1-3 years. I wised up after becoming an active diver and […]Read more ›
It’s not if but when you’ll rely on the contents of your save-a-dive kit: the zipper on your dry suit won’t budge, your buddy forgets his/her mask, an o-ring blows. If you’re not prepared, you’re not diving. Don’t wait to learn the hard way: use our list below to start […]Read more ›