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Visit the PADI Booth at Beneath the Sea 2016

Visit the PADI Booth at Beneath the Sea 2016

10 March, 2016 at 8:30 am Comments are Disabled

This April, join PADI staff at Beneath the Sea in Secaucus, New Jersey, USA. The 40th edition of the show will feature educational seminars and workshops, contests, and a weekend film festival– all in addition to an exhibition floor with the latest dive gear and travel information. Beneath the Sea offers […]

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Sipadan’s New Underwater Marshals

Sipadan’s New Underwater Marshals

9 March, 2016 at 7:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Last July, Sabah’s State Government appointed 6,846.5 hectares or coral reef surrounding Pulau Sipadan as a protected park in an effort to preserve marine life in the area. Previously only the 13.5 hectares of land was protected, restricting Sabah Parks from enforcing conservation laws in the surrounding waters. A ceremony […]

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PADI Women’s Dive Day 2016: Plan to Participate!

PADI Women’s Dive Day 2016: Plan to Participate!

3 March, 2016 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

By Jo Walters Excitement reigns as preparations are underway for PADI Women’s Dive Day 2016, PADI’s second annual celebration of women in diving, taking place on 16 July 2016. This event recognize women’s contributions to diving throughout history and provides special opportunities for more women to enter the sport of […]

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New Vacation Spotlight for Singapore

New Vacation Spotlight for Singapore

28 February, 2016 at 10:02 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI is excited to announce the launch of our newest Vacation Spotlight – Singapore! Singapore, an international melting pot of five million people, is known as a hub for shopping, hotels, restaurants and international business. But amid all the distractions, there are great diving experiences to be enjoyed in locations […]

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Fins up! Learn to Dive – and Keep Diving

Fins up! Learn to Dive – and Keep Diving

26 February, 2016 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

By PADI AmbassaDiver Alexandra Baackes There are so many different ways to enjoy diving – capturing exotic marine life on camera, delving into the science beyond the blue, or simply being out in the sun and on the water on a beautiful day – it’s a unique yet universally special […]

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PADI Through the Decades: The 1970s

PADI Through the Decades: The 1970s

24 February, 2016 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

This is the second post in our 50th Anniversary series. You can find the first post here. The 1970s were years of explosive growth for PADI. Over the decade, PADI developed innovative new courses, gained credibility in the dive world, had huge increases in diver certifications, and more. The 1960s […]

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