SDI Diver News

1,000,000 Pieces of Trash

Throughout the COVID19 pandemic, we’ve seen many stories about communities coming together for good. This story is no different, like many other social groups around the world, the Boy Scouts of America are coming together for a cause to give us a reason to be outdoors.

Your Buddy – Your Gear?

Here’s a new way to look at your dive buddy no matter who it is on any given day. Learn more about how looking at your buddy as part of your dive gear can help maintain a higher level of safety when you dive.

Marine Ecosystem Awareness Project

Looking for a fun way to engage your community in a green project? This group earned a new specialty rating while making a difference in our oceans. They combined their love for the ocean and diving, while working toward a common goal.

When is it a good day to dive?

Do you know the basics of choosing your next dive day? According to this scuba Instructor, there are six things you should take into consideration in addition to your dive planning to be sure it is a good day to dive.

Which Dive Computer Do I Get?

Are you a new diver looking to purchase your first dive computer? First off, congrats and welcome to the wonderful world of scuba diving. Second, we’re breaking down everything you need to know about buying a dive computer: the different types, what to look for and so much more.

SDI Divemaster: My Three Takeaways

Are you about to embark on the exciting journey of becoming a Divemaster? If so, this article is for you. One of our staff members recently completed her Divemaster course and found four major takeaways to pass along to future Divemaster candidates.

Deteriorating Skills and the Recreational Diver

Some of us don’t get to get in the water as much as we’d like to. Sadly, those are just the facts of life for some of us. However, when it DOES come time to get back in are you taking the time to make sure you’re ready?

5 Scuba Things You Can Do While Social Distancing

Chances are that by now you’ve found yourself quarantined at home… You may have already eaten your panic shopping snacks and cruised through your favorite streaming service a time or two. Now you’re looking for something a bit more productive to do… Here are 5 scuba related things you can do while practicing social distancing.

Understanding the Visual Inspection Process

Do you know how the visual inspection process works? If you are a diver who owns scuba tanks, you should. We’re breaking down the process and what to watch out for during your next visual inspection.

Swimming Towards My Dream

Do you know someone who thinks they might want to try scuba diving but thinks they might be scared? The great thing about taking an SDI course is that it can be personally tailored to you and your needs. This is a story about just that, an Instructor slowing down to meet a diver at their level, a new diver’s sense of accomplishment and an introduction to the diving world.