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.
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A good wetsuit can make the difference between a great dive and calling a dive because of cold. Here are some tips on buying your first scuba diving wetsuit.
Anytime the topic of free diving internships comes up in diving forums, it sparks heated debate. Should dive candidates work for free — or not?
The PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience is the first taste of blowing bubbles for many people. Why is it so popular and what are the benefits?
We often hear the phrase ‘task loading’ in dive training. What exactly is task loading, and how do you avoid it?
We all love a good deal, but are bargain dive courses really a bargain? Price isn’t everything when it comes to deciding where to certify.
Nitrox diving has been increasing in popularity for more than two decades and is now ubiquitous. What is nitrox, and why use it?
A Discover Scuba Diving course can be a great way to see if the sport is right for you before you commit more time and money.
The reasons why we scuba dive are as unique as the people who enjoy the sport, but researchers have found that long-term well-being is a result of regular diving.
The scuba back-roll entry should be as easy as falling off a boat, but what’s the best way to prepare and enter the water using a back-roll entry?
In many parts of the world the easiest way to dive is from the shore. Here are our tips for executing a successful shore entry.
Returning to the boat or shore early if you’ve run low on air is disappointing. How can you make your air last longer when diving?
Clearing your mask is a fundamental dive skill. How can you make the process simpler and more efficient?
With so many styles and variations, buying the right dive fins can be a challenge. Here’s our guide to choosing wisely.
We’ve all been there — wide-eyed and excited at the prospect of splashing in for the first time. Here are five things every new diver should know.
When it’s time end your dive, you want to follow safe ascent procedures to travel from depth to positive buoyancy at the surface
Congratulations, you’ve just completed your Open Water Diver course. Here are some of our top tips for new scuba divers.
From unfamiliar tasks to diving in a challenging environment, many different factors can cause pre-dive stress. Here’s how to handle it.