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Hello fellow divers! We are glad to have you on board. You’ll find all of our scuba diving related posts in this section. Browse and read! But, most importantly: Get Into The Water!

Best Scuba Diving in Costa Rica

Lying between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea is the long stretch of land called Costa Rica. It is a country full of culture and adventure, but more than that it is known for its profusion of wildlife and nature. It may come as a surprise to you, but the small country boasts 5% […]

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Best Scuba Diving in Bali

Among 17,000 other islands in Indonesia, there is a reason why Bali stands out. It is riddled with stunning beaches, each offering an experience of its own; white soft sand, lush mountains, limestone cliffs, and spectacular dive sites. It is a place that is rich in its culture and known for all the natural beauty […]

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Best Scuba Diving in the Bahamas

Sitting in the Atlantic Ocean between Miami and Cuba is a cluster of more than 700 islands and cays known as the Bahamas. These islands are a popular spot for vacationers because of the warm weather, sandy beaches, and palm trees. These islands offer great cuisine, nightlife, relaxing beaches and of course water sports. Some […]

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Best Scuba Diving in the Great Barrier Reef

One of the greatest sights in the world stretches along the coast of Queensland, Australia, and is known as the Great Barrier Reef. This is the largest coral reef system on the planet. It runs for a long 1400 miles along the coast and is formed of 2900 individual reefs and 900 islands. No wonder […]

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What to Do You If You Get Separated From Your Dive Buddy

One of the most important things you learn when you are being certified to become a diver is that you should always stay with your dive buddy. Losing your dive buddy can be quite an ordeal, causing anxiety and disorientation mid-dive. In most cases, losing your dive buddy will end your dive abruptly, which no […]

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Diving and Hypothermia – Is It Really A Risk?

Scuba diving isn’t just a fun summer activity that can be done on tropical islands alongside warm sandy beaches. Cold water dives allow scuba divers to discover whole new underwater experiences with unique landscapes and marine life all over the world. You might have only thought of Bali, the Bahamas, and Hawaii for dives while […]

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The Differences between Sidemount and Backmount Diving

While planning a dive, you might have considered opting for the side mount method over the back mount. The reason divers consider side mount over traditional back mount dives is because of the hype that has been created by those who have tried the method. Divers often feel freer and less bound by equipment during […]

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How to Manage Long Hair When Scuba Diving

Long locks on surfer dudes and beach waves on babes are often stereotypical looks for water junkies, but have you ever thought about the work that goes into managing the hair underwater? It may be easier for surfers, but when it comes to diving, long hair can be a bit of a task to handle. […]

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Differences between Diving In Cold vs. Warm Water

Summer vacations on sandy beaches, palm trees in the wind and colorful tropical fish –  all these things come to mind when people think of scuba diving. Scuba diving is considered a summer activity where you can experience warm water and see vibrant schools of fish. Destinations like Hawaii, Bali, and the Bahamas come to […]

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Best Scuba Diving in Baja California

Baja California has many different dive locations to offer. We picked six of them that we think are among the best you can find. Check out our top picks of the best scuba diving in Baja California! Are you looking for your next scuba diving destination, but don’t have the budget to fly halfway across […]

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Best Scuba Diving Destinations in Hawaii

Hawaii offers endless fantastic scuba diving destinations. We compiled a list of what you need to consider, where to go and what gear to bring. There certainly are many more locations to scuba dive in Hawaii than what we list. Feel free to add your own to the list in the comments! If you enjoy […]

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How to Properly Maintain and Store a Wetsuit

If you’re a water sports enthusiast, chances are you have dropped a couple of hundred bucks on a wetsuit. These suits are made of foamed neoprene; they are specifically engineered to be protective underwater. They provide thermal insulation, UV protection and are strong enough to defend against mild stings from marine animals as well as […]

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Wreck Diving the HMHS Britannic

Wreck dives can help you discover a whole new dimension of lost artifacts that tell stories of people and places and a world long gone. You get to discover a vessel that existed on land and was interacted by people who didn’t know that it would end up at the bottom of the ocean. There […]

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Rebreather Diving: All You Need to Know

When you’re going scuba diving recreationally, you don’t really think about all the different equipment that exists out there, and what this different equipment can do for you. Instead, you just think about the fact that you will get to the dive center, they will give you a couple of gas tanks and some equipment, […]

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The Best Scuba Diving Sites in the Florida Keys

There is a reason why the Beach Boys dedicated a whole song to an island in the Florida Keys; this place is drop-dead gorgeous. The Florida Keys are made up of many small islands that are great for exploring the land, and underwater. The Florida Key islands include islands like Key Largo, Key West, Islamorada, […]

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How to Recover and Clear Your Regulator When Scuba Diving

Scuba diving can be a breathtaking experience, provided you can breathe underwater properly. In order to do that, you need a properly functioning regulator. The reason why a regulator is important and absolutely vital to breathe underwater is that divers need to stay underwater for long periods of time. To stay submerged for that long, […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Scuba Diving

Scuba diving can be an exciting and fun experience, but it should not be taken lightly as an activity you can do without any prior knowledge or the help of an experienced scuba diver. There are many components that go into becoming a scuba diver or even just going scuba diving. With this guide, you […]

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Best Places to go Wreck Diving in the World

As a diver, you want to be able to explore unknown and unseen locations to gain new, unique experiences that you otherwise can’t in real life. Exploring age-old shipwrecks and plane crashes allows divers to enter a new fantastical world; divers are transported to a world long gone by exploring treasures forgotten by people on […]

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Yum Yum Yellow and Sharks: What’s the Deal?

Before we start talking about how sharks are attracted to certain colors and repelled by others, it is important to note that these are just theories by divers, rescuers, and surfers. A study was conducted by the US Navy in the 1970s to see what color life jackets they should use so sharks would be […]

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