Category: New to Scuba

New to Scuba Resources

What a Certification Should Mean to You!

There are many views on diving certifications; I don’t want to get into a controversial discussion about which agencies do what right or wrong.

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New to Scuba Resources

Servicing Your Gear and Why It’s Important

First off, I would like to give you a short introduction to who I am, so that you’re not saying “Who’s this guy think he is, and why should I listen to him?”

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New to Scuba Resources

The Top 10 Questions You Need To Ask Before Diving

Before choosing to dive with a new facility, do a little research. I’m sure you’ve “shopped around” and compared costs of different dive vendors, but price is not the only thing you should be concerned about.

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New to Scuba Resources

The Importance of Pure Oxygen on Your Dive Boat

A huge thanks to Kevin Milstein for writing this guest blog post.
Hopefully it will help you remember to check that your dive boat has pure oxygen on it before you dive.

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first scuba diving BCD

Buying Your First Scuba Diving BCD

You’ve taken the plunge (pun intended) and learned to dive, now it’s time to get your own equipment. Here are some considerations when it comes to buying your first scuba diving BCD.
by Torben Lonne
Diving British Columbia

A Survival Guide to Diving British Columbia

The water is cold but usually clear and filled with life when diving British Columbia. Here are some tips to make the experience even more enjoyable.
by Robert Osborne
scuba diving mask

Buying Your First Scuba Diving Mask

There are lots of options when it comes to selecting your first scuba diving mask. Here’s a guide to help you with the process.
by Torben Lonne
Whites seahorse

Conservation in Lockdown: Sydney’s Seahorse Guardian

While Sydney was under COVID-19 lockdown, a group of aquarium-bred White’s seahorses was released into Sydney’s harbor.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith