Breaking Down Your Buddy Checks

Breaking Down Your Buddy Checks

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!  

Leaks: It Will Happen To You

Leaks: It Will Happen to You

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. 

What’s an Indoor Diver?

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!

Underwater Photography: Scuba vs Freediving

Looking for new ways to capture the underwater world through your photos? From meticulous macro moments to pelagic action shots, learn about the differences between underwater photography on scuba vs freediving!

A diver's guide to surviving the pandemic

A Diver’s Guide to Surviving the Pandemic

We are divers in the age of an evolving pandemic. The world has changed and we are changing accordingly. We used to be an industry that was built around tropical vacations, but then airlines stopped, borders got shut down and international tourism froze.

Welcome to Island Paradise

Welcome to the Cook Islands!

Kia Orana! Welcome to island paradise. Welcome to the Cook Islands!

In case you have not heard of the Cooks – the Cook Islands are in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean, between Tahiti and New Zealand. The country is made up of 15 islands, spread over a distance the size of western Europe. Of the 15 islands, 12 are inhabited.

7 Ways to stay warmer this winter in your wetsuit

7 ways to stay warmer this winter in your wetsuit

Today’s post is dedicated to those of us who live in regions with milder climates where owning a drysuit is not common or mandatory and are perhaps suffering a bit this time of year. It’s also for those of us who dive multiple times a week and need to ensure they stay warm no matter what.  So, without further ado, here’s how to stay warmer while diving in a wetsuit.

Wakatobi – Scuba Diver’s Paradise

Tropical marine life and crystal clear waters are waiting for you in South East Asia. Wakatobi is home to Wakatobi Dive Resort, an SDI Dive Center since 2008, and countless dive sites that will leave you wanting more. This destination is just a quick jaunt from Bali, making it a perfect addition to your trip. Learn more about all this paradise has to offer by clicking below.

Alor – Pearl in the Far East, Indonesia

Is Indonesia on your scuba diving bucket list? Then look no further than Alor, Indonesia and get ready to feel the urge to book a flight and pack your bags. In this article, we’ll explore diving destinations in this unique location as well as some of the tourist things to do.

Boat Diving Etiquette

Boat Diving Etiquette

Are you practicing proper boat diving etiquette? Whether you’ve been diving for a month or even a few years, it never hurts to go over the basic curiosities of boat diving. This article will walk you through everything you need to know before you get to the dock and when you’re returning.