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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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Differences Between Freshwater and Saltwater Diving
Freshwater and saltwater are both common diving forms for scuba divers. Typically, factors like the sights divers want to see[...]
How Many Scuba Diving Certification Levels Are There?
Pretty much anyone can become a scuba diver if they have the right gear, an ocean nearby and are void[...]
Advantages and Disadvantages of a Full-Face Scuba Diving Mask
People are constantly looking for ways to make scuba diving a more comfortable experience for themselves. One relatively recent innovation[...]
What are the Differences between Piston and Diaphragm Regulators?
If you are looking to take up scuba diving seriously, you will need to get a regulator at some time.[...]
What are the Long-Term Effects of Decompression Sickness?
One of the main risks associated with scuba diving is decompression sickness. It occurs due to the buildup of compressed[...]
What is the Most Serious and Dangerous Diving Emergency?
Scuba diving is a relatively safe activity as long as you follow the rules and necessary safety precautions. However, since[...]
What is the Difference between a Balanced and Unbalanced Regulator?
A dive regulator makes it possible for scuba divers to breathe underwater. It delivers air from your scuba tank to[...]
Can Snorkeling or Scuba Diving Cause a Sinus Infection?
We’ve all occasionally inhaled a chockfull of salty water when we’re out in the ocean. Whether it involves breathing through[...]
How Deep Can You Dive Without Decompression Stops?
Deep diving may be done recreationally or to explore old ruins at the bottom of the ocean. Regardless of the[...]
Does Nitrox Increase Bottom Time When Scuba Diving?
When you’re deep diving, not only do you want to explore the bottom of the ocean some more, but it[...]
Shearwater Research Recall for Yellow Wireless Transmitters
If you use one of Shearwater Research's yellow wireless transmitters, then continue on reading. The company has issued a voluntary[...]
Panic Attacks Underwater – How to Recognize and Prevent Them
The ocean is an amazing place with fantastic creatures and even more amazing sights. Luckily, we have the opportunity to[...]
Debriefing after a Dive – Waste of Time or an Important Habit?
You know how it goes. You're on the dive boat and prepare for your dive. Well, you should have prepared[...]
The D-Mask – The last Mask ever needed for Diving or Snorkeling?
Slow down! Before you run out and try to get this mask that promises to revolutionize both diving and snorkeling[...]
Best Underwater Drones – Are they ready for prime time?
Drones are everywhere nowadays. News channels use them to make footage of accidents or sights of interest. The military uses[...]
Weighting to Dive – What you need to know about Scuba Weights!
Weights are an essential part of your scuba gear. Getting the weights right can be tricky as the correct amount[...]
Snorkeling with Children – Fun for the whole Family!
Children appreciate family trips, especially when they get older. They can look back at all of the fun activities that[...]
Can you punch a hole into ice if you dive underneath it?
If you’re not living in moderate and tropical climates then one thing you do face is that bodies of water[...]
Should you Complete a Safety Stop when you find an Unconscious Diver Underwater?
Ever thought of the answer to this? There’s a lot of different answers you can find online and when chatting[...]
Shallow Diving vs Deep Diving – What are the differences?
Which do you prefer? Deep dive or shallow dive? The answer for most divers would be to instantly go for[...]
Difference between Freediving, Skindiving and Snorkeling
At first glance, free diving and snorkeling may seem more alike than scuba diving. After all, they can be done[...]
Diving Masks with Purge Valve – Are they any good?
Diving masks with purge valves aren’t the most popular addition to the scuba mask market, but that doesn’t mean that[...]
Pulmonary Barotrauma – What is it and How can you Prevent it?
For most of us, the phrase pulmonary barotrauma sounds pretty intimidating. And probably for good reason. This medical condition threatens[...]
Snorkeling Fins vs. Scuba Diving Fins vs. Freediving Fins
Fins come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and whether you’re experienced underwater or a beginner, it’s important to[...]
Diving or Snorkeling while Pregnant – What do you have to consider?
For the expecting mom who loves to dive and snorkel, the lack of clarity on the safety of underwater sports[...]
What You Need to Know about Scuba Diving and Flying
With the pressure that you are putting your body under when you’re diving, you’ll want to take some extra care[...]
DIN vs. Yoke – What Are They and Why do They Matter?
As a scuba diver, you have probably been on a dive with a leaky o-ring attached to the valve on[...]
Alternative Air Sources – Spare Air and Pony Bottles
What are alternative air sources?Sometimes, divers underestimate how long they will be underwater for and how much air they will[...]
Rash Guard vs. Compression Shirt vs. Wetsuit – What to use when?
The technology that makes up your diving equipment is truly outstanding.Think about it, just a few decades ago, divers had[...]
Suunto Issues Recall on Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitter and POD
Suunto announced a recall of their wireless tank pressure transmitters and tank POD’s.Based on the statement from Suunto they have[...]
Tips on Improving your Navigation Skills Underwater
You’d think that it shouldn’t be possible to get lost under water. That might be true if you stay really[...]
Why do Scuba Divers Dive Backwards into the Water?
When wondering aloud why we roll backwards into the water, novice divers often find themselves in the position of hearing[...]
How to take care of your Scuba Diving or Snorkel Mask
6 Tips and Checks on Caring for your Dive or Snorkel MaskWhen it comes to scuba gear maintenance you might[...]
Swimming Backwards – Something a Diver Should Be Able to Do?
One thing that many new divers learn quickly is the intricacy of the swim kick. Because, while it may seem[...]
Tips For A Safe Ascent And Descent While Scuba Diving
Most people only think of scuba diving as the magical sightseeing tour under water where you somehow reach the right[...]
Tips to Improve Your Buoyancy Control When Scuba Diving
Is your experience during diving that you float effortlessly through the water or is it work and struggle to stay[...]
Trash in the Ocean – How Long Does it Need to Break Down?
As divers you see it all the time. Trash floating in the water or collecting at the bottom. But have[...]
Do you need Dive Tables when you have a Dive Computer
Before dive computers became a common sight in the scuba scene, the only reliable way to calculate safe dive times[...]