Diving

Never. Give. Up.

Never. Give. Up.

10 July, 2015 at 2:28 am Comments are Disabled

This article was written by guest blogger, PADI Regional Manager, Jonas Samuelsson. During the 4-6th of June former Navy Seal Officer and PADI Assistant Instructor Walaa Wael Abbas broke the Guinness World Record for the longest dive in the history. Captain Abbas spend a total of 51 hours and 24 minutes […]

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Sarah Ward; Professional Archaeologist, Diver and Tutor

Sarah Ward; Professional Archaeologist, Diver and Tutor

8 July, 2015 at 11:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Sarah Ward has a passion for marine history, as a professional archaeologist and a tutor for the Australian Institute of Maritime Archaeology Sarah has been able to travel and dive across the world and was kind enough to share with us her experience as a professional diver and archaeologist. What does your […]

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Estrella Navarro Breaks 3 National Freediving Records

Estrella Navarro Breaks 3 National Freediving Records

8 July, 2015 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

Estrella Navarro recently broke three freediving records for her country of Mexico in one breath during this year’s Caribbean Cup in Roatan, Honduras on June 2, 2015. We caught up with the freediving champion to ask her some questions, so find out more about Estrella’s road to success: What led to your […]

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The Best Places to Swim With Sirenia

The Best Places to Swim With Sirenia

7 July, 2015 at 8:03 am Comments are Disabled

You’ve heard legends of enchanting mermaids who lure sailors to veer off course. These stories came from Greek mythology and were told in Christopher Columbus’s time, landing in what is now the Dominican Republic. What could have possibly conjured up stories of a creature that was half fish, half woman? Historians now believe that the legends came from lonely, scurvy-ravaged […]

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Dive into History with the PADI Wreck Diver Course

Dive into History with the PADI Wreck Diver Course

2 July, 2015 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Underwater wrecks, hidden away from non-divers, are a three-dimensional history lesson exclusively made for scuba divers. Some wrecks originate from tragedy, and others are sunk on purpose. A wreck dive can be a sunken ship, boat, car, plane, or even a train. Wreck diving gives us a sense of scale […]

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Dives with a Difference Contest: The Winners

Dives with a Difference Contest: The Winners

2 July, 2015 at 2:44 am Comments are Disabled

Congratulations to the recent winners of our Dives with a Difference contest! For Dives with a Difference, we asked divers to send us pictures or videos of dive sites which are out of the normal scuba box – the places we don’t always dive every day, locations that need specialist […]

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