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Get ready for the 2014 dive season

Get ready for the 2014 dive season

2 March, 2014 at 1:30 am Comments are Disabled

The 2014 dive season is underway and if you aren’t ready to grab your dive bag and head off for your next exotic location, what are you waiting for?  Before you strap on your gear, be sure that you are completely prepared for another season of underwater adventures.  It takes […]

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Beginners’ guide to buying a dive light

Beginners’ guide to buying a dive light

17 November, 2013 at 2:51 am Comments are Disabled

A dive light, also called an underwater torch, is a great piece of equipment to own. For night dives, your torch will illuminate dark waters to help you discover the underwater treasures of the evening hours. Dive lights are also useful for day dives, providing critical light when exploring cracks, […]

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Beginners Guide to Buying a BCD

Beginners Guide to Buying a BCD

9 November, 2013 at 12:20 am Comments are Disabled

When you find an activity you’re passionate about, why not make it as enjoyable as possible? Beginners who are just starting to learn the thrill of scuba diving might not think it necessary to buy their own equipment, but it makes a lot of sense in the long run. Owning […]

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5 Scuba Diving Bad Habits and How to Avoid Them

5 Scuba Diving Bad Habits and How to Avoid Them

30 September, 2013 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Last September I went on a liveaboard dive trip and saw my first hammerhead shark, followed by a barracuda tornado. I also saw some classic examples of scuba diving bad habits – from experienced divers no less! Liveaboards typically attract hardcore divers, and the boat I chose was no exception. […]

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The Value of Owning Your Own Scuba Equipment

The Value of Owning Your Own Scuba Equipment

10 August, 2013 at 7:20 am Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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New Divers: Buying a Dive Computer 101

New Divers: Buying a Dive Computer 101

23 July, 2013 at 12:03 am Comments are Disabled

When the diving bug bites, it bites hard – plenty of divers will tell you that. As you start buying equipment and learn more about diving through PADI courses, you’ll find that taking a careful approach will help get you ready for years of diving enjoyment – with much less […]

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