SDI Diver News

What Was I Thinking?

What made you take the leap into scuba diving? Did you talk yourself out of it many times before you actually went for it? The thought of the unknown can be downright scary but the regret of never trying might heavily outweigh it.

Dive Travel on a Dime

Are you filled with wanderlust and the need to dive? The thing is, you also have a budget to stick to, because, life. Learn more about how to plan your dive travel on the cheap while still getting the most out of your experiences.

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CHUUK: Rated E, For Everyone

Have you heard of Truk Lagoon? Have you written it off as a place only tech divers go to dive? Think again, Truk or Chuuk as some call it is dive friendly for all levels of certifications. The best part is that you’ll find everything from wrecks to reefs there as well. If you’re looking for your next dive getaway, we’d highly suggest putting this place on your list.

Improving Your Dive Performance and Comfort Isn’t a Massive Stretch

Do you find yourself feeling stiff from time to time? Do you struggle to get your gear on? Your muscles might be begging you for a little TCL. Try these six stretches to improve your flexibility and your diving!

What’s the Big Deal with Lionfish Being Invasive?

If you’ve been diving in the Caribbean or Atlantic, or you’re planning to, you’ve likely heard two things about lionfish. You’ve probably heard that lionfish are invasive and that lionfish degrade reefs. Do you know what these things mean? OR even why they’re happening?

The Value of Scuba from the Consumer and Retailer

What do you look for when shopping for scuba gear? Have you been questioned “What’s you life worth?” when comparing prices online versus in-store? Read it straight from the word of a dive shop owner on valuing your home dive center over just simply price shopping.

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Scubility: Because Scuba Diving is for Everyone

Are you thinking about Scubility? The great thing about this particular program is that it encourages everyone to dive no matter their physical challenges. A few of our headquarters staff recently went through a Scubility instructor course and now they’re sharing their experience of the course.

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Just the Tips: Logbook Advice for New Divers

New to diving or not everyone should log their dives. It helps you keep track of where you’ve been, proves your experience and tracks gear adjustments over time. We’re sharing five tips to help you make your logbook better than it’s ever been.

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The Waters That Connect Us

How has scuba diving changed your life? Where has it lead you? What have you learned along the way? Buster Waters connects the dots through life with scuba diving, from founding the HEAT program to proposing to his wife.

Fame, Fortune, Fun: Why You Should Write for Us

Surely this isn’t the first blog post you’ve ever read or even seen from us and you might have wondered in the past how and where we get our articles. Now we’re spilling the beans and accepting new authors for our blogs and newsletters.