Diving

Diving Pembrokeshire and Filming Britain’s Sharks – an Interview with Lloyd Jones

Diving Pembrokeshire and Filming Britain’s Sharks – an Interview with Lloyd Jones

30 April, 2016 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

When did you first learn to dive, and what inspired you? I gained my PADI Open Water Diver qualification in 2006 in Pembrokeshire, West Wales. My father is a PADI Staff Instructor and his diving stories of tropical locations, colourful ecosystems and old video footage inspired me to start my […]

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PADI Through the Decades: the 1990s

PADI Through the Decades: the 1990s

28 April, 2016 at 4:53 pm Comments are Disabled

This is the fourth post in our 50th Anniversary series. Make sure to catch up on the 60s, 70s, and 80s. The 1990s were a period of expansion for PADI. This decade opened up independent study and new courses, growing everything in the PADI library. 1991: Video support for PADI courses Instructional […]

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What’s in My Dive Bag: Ethan Daniels

What’s in My Dive Bag: Ethan Daniels

25 April, 2016 at 10:35 am Comments are Disabled

Photojournalist Ethan Daniels has made a name for himself shooting the wild, wonderful creatures of the Coral Triangle—which he’s especially skilled at spotting thanks to a marine biology background. Formerly a dive instructor in Palau, Daniels now leads scuba trips and underwater photo workshops. You can check out his images […]

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How to Get Your Friends Hooked on Diving

How to Get Your Friends Hooked on Diving

22 April, 2016 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

Sometimes the best dive buddy is someone you love. Often, we surface from a dive thinking, “I wish my sister could have seen that too!” Daily, we wish our friends understood what we were talking about. Sharing diving with friends and family can make the experience feel richer, so we’ve […]

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American Idol: PADI AmbassaDiver Dives the 50 States

American Idol: PADI AmbassaDiver Dives the 50 States

20 April, 2016 at 7:31 am Comments are Disabled

Jennifer Idol is an underwater photographer, PADI Instructor, author of An American Immersion, designer and explorer. You can follow her through social media and her site The Underwater Designer. Stay tuned for future posts on our blog where Jennifer will be sharing more dive adventures as PADI’s latest AmbassaDiver™. I […]

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Dive with a purpose – Dive Against Debris™ with Project AWARE

Dive with a purpose – Dive Against Debris™ with Project AWARE

15 April, 2016 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

The ocean covers around two thirds of our planet and encompasses a diverse range of habitats, from tropical coral reefs to giant forests made of kelp. Scuba divers travel hundreds of miles across the world to appreciate this vast underwater world and the incredible creatures that call it home. But […]

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