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 […]Read more ›
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Congratulations to the four winners of the PADI Your Scuba View photo contest! The contest asked for users to share their personal view of scuba diving including topside and/or underwater highlights of scuba diving including, but not limited to, dive buddies, shore, pool or boat dives, specialty courses, marine life, unusual dive […]Read more ›
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, […]Read more ›
Make the most of your tax refund this year by taking a PADI course and exploring the world beneath the waves. Whether you’re a new or experienced diver, find out where your scuba certification can take you. Scuba diving is a great way to turn your refund from Uncle Sam […]Read more ›
If you’ve ever wondered how to become a professional underwater photographer, advice from an accomplished professional could come in handy. That’s why we asked some photo pros to help us make a list of their best tips for turning pro. Enjoy! Start with Being a Good Diver and Good Photographer. […]Read more ›
How to Equalize- featured from DAN (Divers Alert Network) From simple cases of swimmer’s ear to the serious and sometimes lasting damage of barotrauma, divers are vulnerable to ear problems because the delicate mechanisms that govern our hearing and balance just aren’t designed for the rapid pressure changes that result from […]Read more ›