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Safety Warning to Avoid Scuba Deaths

Safety Warning to Avoid Scuba Deaths

Warrnambool police are truly worried about scuba deaths and that’s why they call for scuba divers to take extra care especially while diving alone. The reason for this was a man’s death near Peterborough on Saturday. The 42-year-old man disappeared when he was diving off Cross Bay Beach at Peterborough. Then his friends found him […]

Checklist for Scuba Diving Holidays

Checklist for Scuba Diving Holidays

Scuba diving holidays have gained a great following and popularity over the years. Enthusiasts find that they can combine the sport of scuba diving with vacationing in numerous exotic locations. Planning and preparing for such trips is a must to insure that one has everything they need to enjoy their vacation and their dive. The […]

A tourist Dies in Piti Monday

A tourist Dies in Piti Monday

Scuba diving is an attractive and exciting hobby for many adventure seekers around the world that brings them to the wonders of underwater life, promising a truly thrilling experience full of extreme and crazy moments. It becomes more and more popular water sport year after year with new and new diving centers and amazing dive […]

Diver Responsibility

Diver Responsibility

What is the diver responsible for? I hope to convey to new divers and those considering taking up this activity just what it is you are getting into.  I am giving careful thought to this as I write it in order to not be overly alarmist but still convey the seriousness of dive training and […]

Avoid dangers while Scuba Diving: Tips for novice divers

Avoid dangers while Scuba Diving: Tips for novice divers

Generally scuba diving is not considered a dangerous sport. Of course, it’s a bit riskier than, for example, tennis or golf, but it’s far safer than zip lining or parachute jumping. Today you can easily find good modern scuba diving equipment that is reliable and will protect you from many dangers. Add the proper training, […]

Underwater Navigation and It’s Importance

Underwater Navigation and It’s Importance

In my experience as a diver and now Open Water Scuba Instructor it has come to my attention that many divers possess less than optimal skills when it comes to the area of navigation under water. What I hope to convey through this article is to simply address the benefits of developing the skill, pass […]

Decompression Sickness

Decompression Sickness

What is DCS? Decompression Sickness is a term that you, as a diver, will hear mentioned many times throughout your diving career. It is a term used by professionals to describe the two main pressure related sicknesses that commonly afflict divers in an emergency situation: decompression sickness and lung over-expansion injuries. Decompression Sickness   Decompression […]

A Guide to… Dive Boats

A Guide to… Dive Boats

Why Dive Boats? The sea, being massive, can pose some logistical problems to a diver. Some dive sites require a diver to simply stagger off the beach into a beautiful coral reef or drop off, whereas some are much less accessible and require a boat to get to them. I am very partial to using […]

Dive fitness

Dive fitness

As a diver, you are reliant on your body as well as your gear for a safe and enjoyable dive—so make sure both are well maintained. Diving regularly helps keep you in shape, but it is important to maintain your fitness levels if you go for long periods without diving. How fitness affects diving Staying […]

Know how to Prevent the Dangers of Scuba Diving

Know how to Prevent the Dangers of Scuba Diving

Scuba diving is one the most interesting and popular activities nowadays. People all over the world are eager to scuba dive to admire the mysterious world that is hidden under the water, untouched by humans. Like all extreme activities, scuba diving also has its difficulties and dangers. So, I think that before diving into the […]

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