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New PADI Contest – Dives with a Difference

New PADI Contest – Dives with a Difference

12 May, 2015 at 2:17 am Comments are Disabled

For Dives with a Difference, we’re looking for dive sites which are out of the normal scuba box – the places we don’t always dive every day, locations that need specialist training to access, or simply those which are a one-of-its-kind in the world. Dive sites such as… Missile silos […]

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Improve Dive Skills at Total Submersion- Bonaire

Improve Dive Skills at Total Submersion- Bonaire

1 May, 2015 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

What if you could combine your love for warm, clear dive adventures with new friends and simultaneously hone your skills? That’s exactly what happens when you spend a week in Bonaire at PADI Diving Society’s 2015 Total Submersion event. Here are three ways you’ll improve your skills while having the time […]

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10 Tips for Easy Equalizing

10 Tips for Easy Equalizing

29 April, 2015 at 7:27 am Comments are Disabled

Featured from DAN (Divers Alert Network) Middle-ear equalization is a basic, required diver skill that enables the equalization of the pressure in the sinuses and middle-ear spaces with ambient pressure. Here are 10 tips for easy equalizing: 1. Listen for the “pop” Before you even board the boat, make sure that […]

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History of the Safety Stop

History of the Safety Stop

27 April, 2015 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

Today, safety stops are a common practice. Every diver knows that before ascending, one should stop at 5 metres / 15 feet for three minutes to help off-gas the nitrogen absorbed while diving. The safety stop not only slows the release of nitrogen, which reduces the risk of decompression sickness, […]

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Inspire your old buddies to join you on your next dive trip

Inspire your old buddies to join you on your next dive trip

27 April, 2015 at 3:00 am Comments are Disabled

If you’ve already experienced the beauty of the underwater world, it would be no surprise if you were itching to get back into the water. But many divers find themselves holding back from planning their next dive adventure because they simply have no-one to dive with! You may know many […]

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PADI App Now Available in Multiple Languages!

PADI App Now Available in Multiple Languages!

24 April, 2015 at 7:58 am Comments are Disabled

The PADI App is the ultimate mobile hub for PADI divers, bringing a number of useful scuba tools to your fingertips whenever and wherever you may be travelling. Now, we are excited to announce that with the latest update release, the PADI App is now available to download free of […]

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