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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!

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Air vs Nitrox vs Trimix

Try to remember back to your first dive. You were probably nervous and excited, wondering if you had checked and double-checked all of your gear. You made sure that you had air in your tank and probably eyed some technical divers that were using Nitrox or even Trimix. You might have been focused on the […]

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Tips and Techniques for Wreck Diving

Something about shipwrecks has always fascinated people. Seeing pictures of sunken ships in the water captivates many divers. The call to wreck diving can be as strong as a siren’s song. If you want to learn more about wreck diving, then you’ve come to the right place. What is Wreck Diving? Wreck diving occurs when […]

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How to Stay Warm while diving

Some of the best diving spots are rarely explored simply because they exist in colder climates. But for the divers who are brave enough to face the cold, it can be a great experience. Plus, there are a few simple ways to keep yourself warm and cozy under the water. Basic Equipment The most fundamental […]

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Tips and Techniques for Drift Diving

Floating along in the ocean’s current can be one of the best diving experiences. For new divers, getting caught in the currents can be a frightening adventure. This is one of the reasons that drift diving requires additional certifications to complete successfully. What is Drift Diving? Using the ocean’s natural currents to dive is called […]

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Why do you need a Dive Buddy?

We all know that having a diving buddy is a requirement, but have you ever asked yourself why it’s so important? And if you don’t have one, is there a way to find one? Does this person need to meet any special requirements? Or, on the flip side, have you ever considered the type of […]

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Tips and Techniques for Wall Diving

Spectacular shelves of live coral and unique ecosystems are found throughout the world. Wall diving is one of the most enchanting experiences a diver can have. Swimming out past the shelf floor and seeing the great expanse of the ocean is exhilarating. Many divers will talk about their first wall diving experience for the rest […]

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Tips and Techniques for Cave Diving

Cave diving can be a wonderful experience. When diving in a cave, divers have the unique opportunity to enter a world that is almost untouched by human hands. Underwater caves have held a fascination for divers since the dawn of diving. What Is Cave Diving? There are several types of cave diving. Many people consider […]

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Aqua Lung Regulators – Voluntary Product Check

Aqua Lung is conducting a voluntary product check on regulators with the Automatic Closer Device (ACD) yoke system. If you own one such a regulator then you might need to have it checked by a dive center or an authorized reseller. The regulators affected are: Titan LX ACD Yoke Regulators All yoke models where the […]

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Peeing in your Wetsuit

One of the things that no one wants to talk about (but everyone wants to hear about) is how to deal with bodily functions while scuba diving. More specifically, what in the world are you supposed to do when you have to pee? Is the urine going to damage your suit? What about drysuits? The […]

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Is Scuba Diving Safe?

Many new divers experience some anxiety about going underwater for the first time. After all, it’s an intimidating concept. You’re submerged in an environment in which you can’t survive without equipment. The changes in pressure, light, temperature, and sound can be disorienting, and it can feel like there’s no easy escape route. Plus, some new […]

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Snorkeling Fins vs. Scuba Diving Fins vs. Freediving Fins

Fins come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and whether you are experienced underwater or a beginner, it is important to know what the best design will be for your particular dive. What can be most confusing is the difference between snorkeling fins, scuba fins, and freediving fins. Say, for example, you spent a […]

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How to Prevent Vertigo and Vomiting while Scuba Diving?

Diving is an amazing sport. Sometimes though, unexpected things can happen to you when you’re underwater. Two of the worst things that divers can experience when they are underwater are Vertigo and Vomiting scuba diving. We collected the information to give you some background on these problems and what you can do during a dive […]

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The Facts about Decompression Sickness

Getting the “Bends” is something that every diver has heard about. Decompression sickness is a serious and life-threatening condition that is developed by divers. There are a lot of myths about decompression sickness. Many people wonder how you get it and what it entails. What Is Decompression Sickness? Decompression sickness occurs when nitrogen in the […]

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Back Inflate BCD vs Jacket Style BCD

When you’re getting out in the water, you’ll want a BCD which is also known as a buoyancy control device. These are an essential piece of your diving gear. But as with any other kind of gear, there are a lot of choices out there for you to pick from. There are two main kinds of […]

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Can you Dive with a Cold?

You booked your trip months in advance. Counted down the days until you’d be in the water again. Packed, prepped, and daydreamed about the upcoming scuba experience. But then, after a long, cramped flight, the worst happens: you start feeling the early symptoms of a cold. The labored breathing, achy muscles, and pressure behind the […]

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Storage and Travel Bags for Scuba Gear

You finally made the big investment and bought your own scuba gear. The only thing left is trying to decide how you’re going to store your gear or transport it. Diving gear by itself is very expensive and needs to be taken care of. So, what are the best ways that you can transport your […]

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