Diving

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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California Kayak Diving

California Kayak Diving

13 March, 2018 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Written by Brent Durand   California scuba diving generally falls into two categories: boat diving and shore diving. Charter boats will dive the islands and offshore reefs during full day excursions, while a shore dive can be completed in a few hours with minimal cost. Can you combine the two? […]

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Diving Davíðsgjá – Silfra’s ‘Darker, Spookier Sibling’

Diving Davíðsgjá – Silfra’s ‘Darker, Spookier Sibling’

27 February, 2018 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

  If you have dived or read about “The Silver Lady,” or Silfra, in Iceland’s Lake Thingvallavatn, then you’re familiar with her 100m (328ft) visibility and intriguing location between the North American and Eurasian continents.  Here, water originates as meltwater from neighboring Langjökull glacier before filtering up to 100 years […]

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Why Scuba is the Ultimate Experience

Why Scuba is the Ultimate Experience

26 February, 2018 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

  There are countless ways to spend your free time, but only one gives you the opportunity to explore the world in ways no other activities can match. Here are a few reasons why scuba diving is the ultimate experience: Weightlessness. Many people dream of training to be an astronaut, […]

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Tips for Freediving with Sharks

Tips for Freediving with Sharks

20 February, 2018 at 8:56 am Comments are Disabled

Written by PADI AmbassaDiver, Jillian Morris   My name is Jillian Morris, I am a marine biologist, shark conservationist and proud PADI AmbassaDiver. I live every week likes it’s Shark Week and I am excited to share this series of  shark adventures with you. I hope they inspire you to […]

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