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Shark Awareness Distinctive Specialty Program in SE Asia

SDI, together with Shark Savers Singapore, have teamed up for the first time to launch the SDI Shark Awareness Program during Asia Dive Expo (ADEX) 2013 in Singapore. Sharks are under constant threat in the environment and their numbers are … Continue reading »


Backpacking scuba in SE Asia

My task was to travel through SE Asia and see some of the world’s most beautiful locations, land and sea, and to do it on a small budget. Armed with just a small pack of gear, a minuscule amount of … 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 »


Dive Rescue Team: An Interview with the Dive Captain

Name: Sean Hidalgo From: Stockton CA Work: City of Stockton Fire Department ERDI: Thanks for taking time from your day to talk with us about your experience in Public Safety Diving.  Lets get right into it Sean and tell me … Continue reading »


Emergency Diving, an interview with a Public Safety Diver

ERDI called Grady Weston to ask him what it’s like to be a Public Safety Diver. Below is the transcript from that call. ERDI – Hello Grady, thank you for taking the time to do this interview with us.  Before … Continue reading »


How to Manage Your Panicked Dive

The thought of someone panicking underwater is often linked to a new or inexperienced diver. Rarely do we visualize a technical diver suited head to toe in advanced diving equipment with their mask on their forehead in a full blown … Continue reading »


The Best Rescue Divers Don’t Have to Rescue

It may sound strange but it’s generally accepted that the best, most successful rescue divers don’t have to actually rescue anyone because they are able to recognize signs of impending panic and are savvy enough to intervene before it happens. … Continue reading »


SDI/TDI/ERDI Welcomes Jon Kieren to the Team

Jon is an Advanced Trimix Instructor and Advanced Mixed Gas CCR Diver, qualified on the O2ptima and now the Hollis Explorer rebreathers. Originally from Milwaukee, WI, Jon escaped to the Caribbean in the fall of 2008 where he worked as … Continue reading »


April Events

Below is a list of events where you can find us during the month of April 4/19/13 – ADEX Asian Dive Expo, Singapore 4/19/13 – ERDI & DUI Public Safety Event – DEMOTOUR – Pelham, AL 4/22/13 – FDIC 2013 … Continue reading »