When did you first learn to dive, and what inspired you? I gained my PADI Open Water Diver qualification in 2006 in Pembrokeshire, West Wales. My father is a PADI Staff Instructor and his diving stories of tropical locations, colourful ecosystems and old video footage inspired me to start my […]Read more ›
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If you own freediving, jet or split fins, you may think that you’re quite the swimmer – and you might be – when comparing yourself to your fellow scuba divers. When comparing yourself to the speeds at which the fastest fish in the world reach, we’re sorry to say – you […]Read more ›
Marine wildlife populations are declining faster now than they ever have, with some reports suggesting a sobering 50% decline in the past 40 years. As ambassadors of the ocean, scuba divers have a responsibility to be informed and aware about things that threaten the sea. In this post, you’ll learn about a few endangered […]Read more ›
This blog was first published by Project AWARE. To learn more about the growing movement of scuba divers protecting the ocean planet one dive at a time, visit projectaware.org. This July, Discovery Channel’s Shark Week returned bigger than ever before, making a splash as the highest-rated Shark Week in the event’s 28 […]Read more ›
Wetsuit worthy water temperatures, zero visibility, and a swift current are all parts of diving in the Cooper River, which is located in South Carolina, United States. Even though you’ll have to dodge mud balls and watch out for alligators, Steve Pittman says it’s his favorite place to dive. Retired […]Read more ›