Diving

South Africa’s Sardine Run

South Africa’s Sardine Run

25 February, 2015 at 3:35 am Comments are Disabled

The eternal search for the best dive ever. Imagine watching a pod of common dolphins come up from the depths to force a shoal of sardines to the surface.

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We Asked PADI Staff: What is Your Favorite Scuba Course and Why?

We Asked PADI Staff: What is Your Favorite Scuba Course and Why?

17 February, 2015 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

We asked PADI Staff to tell us about their favorite scuba course – one they took as a diver, or their favorite course to teach as an instructor. Mary Kaye Hester – PADI Training (Americas) Rescue Diver – I loved the feeling of empowerment it gave me when I took […]

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5 Facts About Sea Otters

5 Facts About Sea Otters

16 February, 2015 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

As a scuba diver, you get the opportunity to encounter all kinds of animals and marine life. Scuba diving underwater is akin to visiting another world, however what you’re able to see is largely dictated by factors such as visibility, time of year, geographic location and sometimes just plain luck. Although […]

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10 Reasons To Be A Scuba Diver

10 Reasons To Be A Scuba Diver

12 February, 2015 at 2:42 pm Comments are Disabled

Why learn to scuba dive? Good question. There are many reasons to learn to scuba dive. It may be something to mark off your bucket list, a reason to travel or even a way to escape the effects of gravity. If you’ve been thinking about it and haven’t taken the plunge, […]

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Should I be a PADI Rescue Diver?

Should I be a PADI Rescue Diver?

11 February, 2015 at 10:06 pm Comments are Disabled

“The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times… The best moments usually occur if a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.” ~ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Have you thought about becoming a Rescue Diver? […]

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The 500 Million Year Old Nautilus

The 500 Million Year Old Nautilus

29 January, 2015 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

A member of the cephalopod family, the Nautilus is like a swimming snail with tentacles. This living fossil has changed very little in the past 500 million years. Slow to mature and slow to maneuver, the Nautilus can live to be 100 years old. Even with poor vision the Nautilus […]

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