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Students Take a Jump to Become Professional Divers

Scuba diving is an incredible hobby that opens up new worlds as you explore the aquatic realm – either locally or traveling to some exotic destination. Divers often find themselves wanting to take their training several steps further with advanced courses in continuing education and often in technical level courses as well. It is not […]

Divemaster and Leadership Diving

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Is There a Future for Rebreathers in Public Safety Diving?

We have seen over the past years that rebreather manufacturers are producing their units at a lower cost compared to say 10 years ago. As the growth of this equipment becomes more and more available, the next question may be, “Is there a place in the Public Safety market for Rebreathers?” So what are some […]

Traveling With a Rebreather

With airlines tightening luggage restrictions, packing for a dive trip is hard enough with just recreational gear and traveling with a rebreather adds another level of difficulty. What to bring, how to pack it, will the dive center have everything I need when I get there? These are all questions that need to be addressed, […]

Sam and Sally Panicked Underwater

Panic – A sudden overwhelming fear (with or without cause) that produces hysterical or irrational behavior, anxiety, confusion and often causes wildly unthinking behavior. We’re going to review a panic scenario, how it was handled and the outcome, as well as an analysis of the situation that occurred and how it could have been prevented. […]

What Bailout is Best for You? Rebreathers

By Mark Powell A rebreather is a fantastic tool that can be used to extend the range of what is possible in terms of exploratory diving. For deeper and longer dives, rebreathers can significantly reduce concerns over gas usage. That is, unless there is a problem. If you are unable to use the rebreather for […]