Whether you’re a new deco diver or a tech diving veteran, this article will help you reshape your understanding of the principles behind decompression theory and recognize common misconceptions you may encounter throughout your diving career.
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Your trip is booked, accommodations secured, but now you have to figure out what dive gear essentials to bring and how to pack them! We’re here to help you pack exactly what you need for your trip, show you what to separate into carry-on vs. checked luggage, and what items are better left behind and rented onsite instead.
Get to know the three main species of sea turtles found in Florida and level up your turtle identification skills by studying their tracks!
In this article, learn how formal freediving training can open up a new way to experience the ocean and marine life. “Our advice for anyone who even has the slightest interest in freediving: Do it! It may seem scary and impossible, but with the right techniques and safety measures, you will surprise yourself with how far you can go!” Read the full story below!
Take your scuba diving business to the next level by implementing eco-conscious scuba diving practices and instruction. We’ll show you how to incorporate sustainable diving in your business plans and marketing efforts to protect our oceans and create positive change in the diving industry.
Do you know how to find the right dive center for your family’s first scuba course? Selecting the right dive center can make all the difference between a ‘never again’ holiday nightmare and a lifelong passion the whole family can share, and we’re here to help! Keep reading to learn what to look for, what to avoid, and what questions to ask to ensure you find the perfect dive center for you!
Have you pursued a new discipline of diving to master a specific skillset rather than enjoy that type of diving for its own sake? In this article, Wes Kilgore is sharing how he pursued cave diving to build on his overhead environment skills in wrecks, but discovered there was a passionate cave diver within all along!
The Diktynna Project is an environmental initiative designed to raise awareness of the growing presence of ghost nets in Cyprus and help train divers in ghost net removal techniques. This project launched on April 10th, 2022, and will pave the way for recurring ghost net removal dives in the area! Keep reading to learn about the inspiration behind the project and plans for its future from the hosting dive center, TD Diving.
The water rescue throw bag is one of the most versatile and highly effective tools for the first responder. Are your rescue throw bags in working order and is your team ready to use them?
In this article, we’re explaining why the best rescue is the one you don’t need to perform. Mark Powell is here to show us that your role as a dive buddy is not to verify that your buddy’s equipment is okay, but to assume there is a problem and that it’s your job to find it. Keep reading to see how this small shift in approach can make a big difference!