Diving

TecRec Expedition South Africa by Jonas Samuelsson & Patrick Voorma

TecRec Expedition South Africa by Jonas Samuelsson & Patrick Voorma

30 April, 2015 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

This is a start of a series of articles about a TecRec Expedition in South Africa where a team of TecRec Divers are looking for a submarine and a pre-historic fish. The article series starts with a blog by Jonas Samuelsson, PADI Regional Manager and TecRec Instructor Trainer, about what […]

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10 Tips for Easy Equalizing (Divers Alert Network)

10 Tips for Easy Equalizing (Divers Alert Network)

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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Advice to New Scuba Divers from a PADI Instructor – Part 1

Advice to New Scuba Divers from a PADI Instructor – Part 1

26 April, 2015 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

So, you recently learned to dive. Congratulations and welcome to the scuba community! During your Open Water Diver Course, you became well versed in scuba diving basics. As a newly certified diver, you have a lot to remember. With that in mind, we came up with this list of PADI Instructor […]

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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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