A few months ago I wrote about my search for the best sunscreen for scuba divers. I wondered if by slathering myself in sunscreen before every dive if I’d been (unintentionally) harming marine life. The original article received nearly half a million views and generated some great comments and suggestions [...]Read more ›
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There are many advantages to owning your own dive equipment. Familiarity with a personal set of scuba gear means greater comfort and a better dive experience. More importantly, it can help you avoid an emergency situation. From a safety perspective, owning your own gear ensures you know how to manipulate [...]Read more ›
What’s the Best Sunscreen for Scuba Diving? View the updated post… Growing up in the Pacific Northwest United States, sunscreen was something I bought once every five years. This a terrible idea, if course, because sunscreens expire in 1-3 years. I wised up after becoming an active diver and have spent [...]Read more ›
It’s not if but when you’ll rely on the contents of your save-a-dive kit: the zipper on your dry suit won’t budge, your buddy forgets his/her mask, an o-ring blows. If you’re not prepared, you’re not diving. Don’t wait to learn the hard way: use our list below to start [...]Read more ›
Who would you rather have as a buddy? An Open Water Diver or a PADI Rescue Diver? Scuba diving is the gateway to a lifetime of exciting adventures, and by continuing your training through PADI’s Rescue Diver course you can experience greater confidence and comfort when diving. Whether you’re a [...]Read more ›
Responsible divers know how to respond to emergencies – just in case. Statistics show you’re more likely to give first aid to someone you know than a stranger. When minutes count, you’ll be the person to give the necessary aid to a family member, dive buddy or co-workers, before Emergency [...]Read more ›