It’s not just cold — it’s dark, too
Back home! I spent the last few weeks in Egypt, diving in the Red Sea. Blazing sun, 95- degree weather, 82-degree water and loads of tropical fish made my home waters seem very far away.
I only recently admitted to my friends, colleagues and bosses that I do not particularly like fish. How then, did I become a dive instructor?
Diving isn’t all tropical reefs and colourful fish. As summer turns to autumn, diving becomes an increasingly cooler activity for many divers
None of us wants to call a dive, but in order to stay safe (and have fun), it’s best to know your limits.
We knew we needed a game plan; since, this would be our first solo dive.
This is a guest post by Lia Barrett When I was asked to cover the Caribbean Freediving Cup in Roatán,…
My first was an unexpected free Discover Scuba Diving in Lake Mckenzie while on tour in Frazer Island, Australia.
It never hurts to be reminded why we train. Recently, I was reminded why I took my Rescue Diver certification, and why rescue scenarios are a part of both the Divemaster and Instructor training with most organizations.
Some may think that touching a reef is harmless; others may not even understand that coral is a living creature and a single touch can have terrible consequences.
When we take a trip to the beach or head out to enjoy the sea, we think very little about what goes on beneath the waves.
As excitement and fear coursed through my body, the last thing I saw before I submerged into the water were the thumbs down signals from the other divers in my entourage.
Utila Dive Festival, June 22nd to 28th 2013 Just 3 months to the start of the 2nd annual Utila Dive…
Throughout the night I had tossed and turned, having dreams about seeing manatees, and nightmares about not seeing manatees.
One year’s worth of our best underwater footage taken in Thailand (Koh Tao, Koh Phi Phi and Koh Haa), Indonesia (Nusa Penida and Bali) and Malaysia (Sipadan and Mabul) throughout 2012 using only a GoPro HD Hero 2 with Oculus flat lens and red filter.
Our boat was cruising north from Cairns and we heard from the top deck, “Minkes!!”