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.
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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!
How well do you know your drysuit? Are you able to assess leaks and perform minor field repairs? If you’re new to drysuit diving or want to ensure the longevity of your drysuit through proper handling and care both above and below the water, then this article is for you!
How is the save-a-dive kit you use when teaching different from the kit you rely on for your own dives? Join one of our instructors as he shares how his kit has evolved over the years and shaped what he recommends to students for their own save-a-dive kits.
We’re excited to introduce the participants from one of our Instructor Trainer Workshops in Israel. From favorite dive sites and marine animals to professional diving goals and teaching philosophies, get to know this group of professionals and hear about their takeaways from the program.
Have you ever been ready to gear up and hit the water when you turn your tank on and hear that dreaded hiss? In this article, we will discuss common types of leaks, why they happen, and what you can do to address them.
Ready to start training in overhead environments but overwhelmed by all the different reels and spools on the market? In this article, we’ll introduce you to different line handling devices, their uses, and the advantages and disadvantages of each type for cave diving.
Have you noticed the rising popularity of deep, indoor diving destinations full of underwater features and attractions? We’re here to tell you how you can get certified to dive in them!