SDI Diver News

Most Iconic Dive Sites

Ready to get out there and get diving but not sure where to go? These five dive sites won’t disappoint. There’s a little something for everyone in these five sites, so click to start daydreaming about your next big dive trip.

6 Values to Live and Dive By

These values extend so much further than just diving. These values can be applied to many different aspects of life. Being a well rounded, respectable diver will pay off in much larger experiences and even a clearer mindset.

My Gear is better than yours!!

It’s not about the gear, it’s about what you do with it. It’s not about the level of training, it’s about what’s going to work for your current level and where you plan to advance to. Learn more about the things you should consider when buying scuba gear.

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There is More to Scuba Than Just Diving

There’s something really special about the scuba diving community. We feel pretty strongly that you could ask almost any diver out there about how the scuba community has impacted them and you’d likely hear some type of heart warming story. It’s truly an incredible thing to watch as a training agency. Learn more about how the scuba diving community grows and leans on each other.

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How to select snorkeling equipment

Are you ready to get your own snorkel equipment? This helpful article will help you narrow down what you need and how to pick the right option for you. Snorkeling with the wrong or improperly fitting equipment will hinder your experience, no doubt about it. Get your equipment right by knowing before you go.

3 Tips to Enjoy Snorkeling on Vacation

While snorkeling might feel like an easy thing to do on vacation without taking the full plunge into scuba diving. There are still things you should know before putting on your gear and hitting the water. These three tips will ensure a more enjoyable snorkeling adventure on your next vacation.

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Sidemount: Not just for technical divers

This configuration started as a way for dry cavers to cross water sumps now holds the hearts of many cave divers and non-cave divers alike. There are many reasons to love it, but don’t let sidemount diving intimidate you as a recreational diver. Some instructors would say that taking a sidemount course could completely change the way you dive.

8 Ways to Always Stay Connected to Diving

Do you love scuba diving? It’s an easy-to-love activity. There’s always something new to see or learn. Want to always stay connected to diving? We’ve got some ideas!

Be Careful What You Touch

Do you ever collect things on your dives? Whether it’s trash, lost items, or something else, there is one general rule of thumb you should bear in mind. These divers learned this lesson in a somewhat scary way when they found an unexpected object on their local river dive.

Everything You Should Know About diving & Breast Implants

Female divers, this one is for you! Have you ever considered getting breast implants but were too worried about not being able to dive with them? We’re exploring this topic in detail, from everything you should consider before committing to surgery to the steps you should take after you’re cleared to get back in the water.