If you’re worried about getting your equipment mixed up with someone else’s on a dive trip, here are our top tips to mark and identify your scuba gear.
New to Scuba
The proper role of dive guides is not to keep you safe, but rather to assess the safety and suitability of the dive site and act as a tour guide.
Vertigo when scuba diving means a strange spinning sensation, despite being mostly static in the water. How can you prevent it?
You have plenty of friends who don’t dive. Here’s how to explain to them the difference between scuba diving, snorkeling, skin diving and freediving.
What is the Dunning-Kruger effect, and what role does this condition play in dive incidents and accidents?
With the holidays just around the corner, these five delightful dive reads for young children can make the perfect present for the ocean-curious youngsters on your list.
Nothing can ruin a day on a dive boat faster than that queasy feeling. Here are a few of our top tips to avoid seasickness next time you’re on the water.
As a newbie diver, I quickly became addicted to diving. While I had lots of fun, there are a few things I wish I could tell myself — or any newbie diver — to make a new dive life a lot easier.
Drift diving can be exhilarating. But if there is a strong current, you must keep these factors in mind to dive safely.
Even though kids can go night diving once certified, there are a few factors parents must consider before letting their children participate in a night dive.
Most divers strive for good air consumption, but do we really understand what makes us more or less efficient underwater? Here’s the science of oxygen and scuba diving made simple.
As land mammals, we must short-circuit physiology when we scuba dive. Equalizing as we descend helps adapt our bodies to our temporary environment. Here’s why and how.
Adults know that touching marine life is a big no-no. But what about kids, who learn by touch starting very young? With some guidance, parents can help them understand why the marine environment is strictly hands-off.
Although it’s as fundamental as good buoyancy, diving awareness is rarely taught. Here’s what you need to know to keep track of yourself underwater.
We’ve all heard people say they’re too afraid to try diving for a variety of reasons — claustrophobia, sharks, drowning — and maybe we felt that way too before we fell in love with the sport. Here’s how to address and overcome those fears.
As divers, we often seek out exotic locales around the world, but things can go wrong. Make every dive a good dive on your next trip by avoiding these top nine dive travel regrets.
A child who’s a confident scuba diver can carry that self-assurance into several other aspects of his or her life including school, social interactions or other sports.
Although it’s often the first piece of gear to come off at the end of the dive, here’s a case for keeping your mask on.