Author Archives: SDI/TDI/ERDI

3 Questions You Should Never Ask Your Instructor

There really is never a bad question but always think about the question before you ask it; put yourself in the instructor’s fins. Questions are an important tool for instructors when teaching, they let the instructor know what the diver is thinking and chances are good that if one person has a question, others have may have the same but are hesitant to ask.


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Why Divers Do Stupid Things

Why do divers do stupid things? Well the short answer is because they are stupid. Now I know that the majority of the readers of this article are going to be divers and it’s not usually a good idea to start off by insulting your audience but bear with me.


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Do’s and Don’ts of Diving Back In

Picture a clear sky, slight breeze, warm sun beating down on flat calm seas, and limitless visibility underwater… What could make this picture perfect dive day go from fantastic to terrible? Having to skip out on a dive! If you are a new diver or this is your first dive of the season – there are a few Do’s and Don’ts to consider before taking a giant stride in and having to skip out on a dive.


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3 Tools Lionfish Hate

Although it is mostly interested in small prey, this underwater villain will not balk at meeting with a human. In fact, during my scuba diving adventures, this fish has often thwarted my attempts to enjoy the splendor of the coral reefs.


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Is Diving on Your Bucket List?

Bucket lists often include trips to unique destinations and adventurous activities. These activities may include jumping out of airplanes, rock climbing, visiting spas in exotic locales, and even scuba diving.


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The World’s Best Dive

Dive instructors are often faced with many questions put forth by both excited new students and experienced divers. One question that seems to pop up regularly is, “what is the best dive in the world?”


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What the… Is a #Hashtag?

The diving industry has changed dramatically over the last 25 years. Unfortunately, if you do not keep up with how an industry or any business for that matter is evolving – you will get left behind. It is the intent of this article to educate some of our more distinguished members about one of the new emerging trends in our ever-changing social media world.


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Can You Imagine Diving NYC? #risingsealevels

Dived Brooklyn Bridge today. Not a very pleasant experience really. So many dive boats trying to tie-up at same time. We waited 20 minutes to get into the water. #trafficjambrooklyn


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My First Encounter with a Shark – #ChangeMyShorts

“The day of the dive is a day that will remain imprinted in my memory forever. I still remember the sharp, salty tang of the ocean…”


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Advanced Certified or #AdvancedDiver

The first question you need to ask yourself is, am I getting advanced certified so I can show my “advanced card” or so I can truly be a more capable diver?


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