SDI Diver News

Diving Etiquette – don’t be “that guy” (or gal)

by Jon Kieren There is one on every dive boat, you know… “That Guy”.  The one who tries every possible way to ruin your hard earned, well deserved, fun and relaxing dive trip. We’ve asked our members for a list … Continue reading »

Finding a Good Dive Buddy

Article written by Kevin Favreau If you have been diving in the last several years, you’ve no doubt engaged in some form of teamwork while diving. The current standard being taught to new divers is still the buddy system. So … Continue reading »

The Importance of Buoyancy Skills

Whether you are a brand new certified diver or an experienced diver, you’ve undoubtedly heard the topic of buoyancy discussed. No, it’s not the name of a newly discovered creature off the coast of Indonesia. Nor is it the newest … Continue reading »

The Art of Buoyancy – Controlling Your Ascent and Descent

In a way, diving can be compared to flying an airplane; the hardest part is taking off and landing.  This is true for diving as well; the ascents and descents are often what cause people the most trouble.  Once you’re … Continue reading »

Buoyancy Check in 4 simple steps

A diver should be properly weighted for every dive; using only the amount of weight that is required to increase overall comfort in the water allowing them to easily become neutrally buoyant; increasing overall enjoyment while diving. You might be … Continue reading »

Managing the quick recovery of drifting divers

SDI/TDI Dive Centre Mike and Ball Dive Expeditions are to be congratulated on a recent Case Study by the Queensland Workplace Health & Safety Department on ‘Managing the quick recovery of drifting divers”. Through their innovative and proactive approach to … Continue reading »

Scuba Diving – How-to-Guide to be a Certified Diver

So you’ve been dreaming of exploring the peaceful underwater world, drifting weightlessly with the fish and turtles, dancing with dolphins, and gliding effortlessly with the rays.  That dream can easily become a reality and here’s how: Contact your local SDI … Continue reading »

SDI Scuba Diver Interview

“I have literally packed up my house in Atlanta and moved to the Caribbean so I can dive more often”, Interview with an SDI Diver SDI sat down with avid diver, Andi Cummings to discuss the effects of becoming a … Continue reading »

Scuba Diver, a Day in the Life

It’s a late Friday morning in the office and I should be wrapping up some projects for the week but what am I really doing? Thinking about diving… As I scan through diving images and scroll through the latest and … Continue reading »

Wreck Diving: You can dive around it, learn to dive in it!

Is it the mystery, the beauty, the history, or the adventure that first drew your attention to wreck diving?  No matter what your personal appeal, almost everyone who has looked through a doorway or porthole of a shipwreck has wanted … Continue reading »