Category: Training

Rescue Diver
Training In the Water

Applying the PADI Rescue Diver Course in the Real World

Although the PADI Rescue Diver course is a lot of fun, there are a few serious considerations when applying learned techniques to the real world.

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mistakes new divers make
Training In the Water

Top Six Mistakes New Divers Make

As a newly qualified diver, you’re no doubt excited to start exploring underwater. But there are a few common mistakes new divers make — what are they, and how do you avoid them?

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Dive Safety Equipment
Training Health In the Water

Top Five Pieces of Dive Safety Equipment

These top five pieces of dive safety equipment can help make your dives more comfortable, stress-free and, potentially, save the day.

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PADI Junior Open Water
Training In the Water

Teaching Your Kids to Dive: PADI Junior Open Water Program

In the fourth of our series on dive programs for children, we’ll cover everything you need to know about the PADI Junior Open Water Program. 

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New stuff

Beyond Borders: Sister Sanctuaries Work to Protect Endangered Whales

A new agreement between sister sanctuaries in Massachusetts and the Dutch Lesser Antilles strives to protect endangered humpback whales.
by Guest Author

PADI Women’s Dive Day with Rich Coast Diving

Celebrating PADI Women’s Dive Day with Rich Coast Diving in Costa Rica means good diving and great company
by Rebecca Strauss
Solomon Islands

WWII History is Alive in the Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands is a famed dive destination, partially for the World War II wrecks resting within its waters. But with the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal fast approaching, there’s plenty of history to see topside as well.
by Rebecca Strauss
Suunto

PRODUCT RECALL: Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitter and Suunto Tank POD

Suunto announces a recall of all Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitters and Suunto Tank PODs
by Press Release