Diving

PADI training courses – Develop skills and start new adventures

PADI training courses – Develop skills and start new adventures

20 November, 2013 at 4:14 am 0 comments

After experiencing the thrill of scuba diving for the first time, there’s simply no turning back. You’re hooked! Nothing beats the excitement and adventure that you get to experience as a diver, and you’ll be happy to know that it just keeps getting better. You can open the doors to […]

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The PADI story: How frustration and scotch helped create the world’s biggest scuba organization

The PADI story: How frustration and scotch helped create the world’s biggest scuba organization

18 November, 2013 at 2:50 am 0 comments

Frustration over the state of the diving industry in the 60s paired with long conversations over a bottle of Johnny Walker served as the springboard for what is today the Professional Association of Dive Instructors – or PADI as most of us call it. Founders John Cronin and Ralph Erickson […]

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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 0 comments

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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Gift Ideas for Scuba Divers

Gift Ideas for Scuba Divers

15 November, 2013 at 3:51 pm 1 comment

If you’ve got a scuba diver on your shopping list, here some gift ideas based on popular gifts I’ve given, received or recommended in recent years. Hope you’ll find inspiration for the perfect gift for your dive instructor, buddy or scuba diving friend.   Gift Ideas for New Divers Here […]

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Underwater Video 101

Underwater Video 101

13 November, 2013 at 5:09 pm 0 comments

With underwater cameras getting cheaper and more accessible, many divers (including myself) have taken a giant stride into the world of underwater video. I’ve been a diver for more than ten years, but it wasn’t until the advent of small, easy-to-use camera systems like the GoPro that I even considered […]

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Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas

Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas

10 November, 2013 at 2:52 pm 1 comment

Gift giving can be both fun and madding. What sort of gift do you get for the diver (or dive instructor) who has everything? Here are some eco-friendly ideas sure to please your favorite ocean-goer. Looptworks iPad and laptop covers and cases made from “upcycled” (reminant) wetsuit neoprene  - – – […]

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