Diving

The Unsung Pioneers of Diving – Part 1

The Unsung Pioneers of Diving – Part 1

17 November, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Written by PADI AmbassaDiver, Gemma Smith With technology in diving constantly evolving, and the boundaries of what is possible continually being pushed, it is sometimes easy to forget those pioneers of diving, who paved the way for so much of what we do now. Whether it was a woman determined […]

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6 Best Dive Sites for Kids Around the World

6 Best Dive Sites for Kids Around the World

15 November, 2017 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

Choosing to plan your next scuba holiday to include your kids is a no brainer, but deciding on the best destination can be overwhelming. Here is a list of kid-friendly dive sites around the world to help. Vertigo, Yap Yap, an island in Micronesia, is known for a lot of things: […]

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Divemaster Training: 11 Reasons to Become a “Tank Monkey”

Divemaster Training: 11 Reasons to Become a “Tank Monkey”

13 November, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

Disclaimer: The opinions of the author are her own and in no way reflect the opinions of PADI® or the dive shop affiliated with her. Of the many things I’ve learned in my Divemaster training (how not to map a dive site, and how to perform an equipment exchange while […]

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It’s Time to Get Out – Diving exits explained

It’s Time to Get Out – Diving exits explained

11 November, 2017 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

The band Semisonic said it in the early 90s, “You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here.” Here are some different methods scuba divers can use when exiting the water. Shore Diving Exit Walking out is an obvious choice if you’re shore diving. Divers can use the […]

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Diving to Inspire: Meet PADI Master Scuba Diver Riley McNamara

Diving to Inspire: Meet PADI Master Scuba Diver Riley McNamara

10 November, 2017 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

“Scuba diving helped me find my place in the world. I made friends and it brought me out of my shell. It has taught me perseverance and responsibility.” In less than one year, PADI Master Scuba DiverTM, Riley McNamara, completed the PADI® Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver, Enriched […]

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One Small Step – Choosing the correct entry method

One Small Step – Choosing the correct entry method

10 November, 2017 at 12:46 am Comments are Disabled

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Confucius   Since every dive starts with an entry, it’s important to know the different techniques for different environments. When making this decision, start by answering these three questions. What is the surface like where you’re entering? Is it […]

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