SDI Diver News

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Annual cylinder inspections are not that bad

Why is cylinder inspection so important? Don Kinney the author of the SDI/TDI Cylinder Inspection Program breaks down an article written in X-Ray Magazine about how cylinder inspections go in the United States.

She Believed She Could, So She Did. Again.

Our girl is back at it and pushing boundaries! Kennedy hasn’t had the easiest road with her medical issues and the complications that come with that. But she keeps proving over and over that no matter the hurdle she can overcome it and she WILL dive.

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Wildlife Life Rules: The Do’s and Don’ts with Aquatic Creatures

New to scuba diving? Not sure what the rules are exactly on the wildlife and the underwater environment? Are you allowed to kneel on the bottom to take in the sights? Is it safe to touch the animals? Scuba diving can be fun for all involved, if we just follow a few simple rules.

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Scuba Diving in Grand Cayman – A Diver’s Paradise.

Looking for your next dive destination? How about Grand Cayman? Looking for shore diving, check. Reef diving, check! Wreck diving, Check! This place has it all and a trpoical desitation perfect for your next relaxing getaway.

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Dive boat motion sickness: how to cope with and avoid

You’re on the dive boat and you get that feeling… you know the one in the bottom of your stomach quickly rising to the top of your throat? You’re getting sea sick, it happens to the best of us and it’s nothing to be ashamed of that’s for sure.

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That’s Wrong: Misconceptions on Teaching Scuba Diving

Have you spent any time on the diving fourms lately? We have and what we saw… well it wasn’t pretty. We’re taking a few of the things we saw and expanding upon those topics to give you the real facts to bust those questionable myths you’re reading.

The Top 5 Liveaboard Destinations in the Caribbean

If you’re considering taking a diving vacation in the Caribbean, check out our list of the top liveaboard destinations in the region before you book.

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Kennedy’s Latest Adventure

Over the past few years, many of you have followed the stories associated with our dive buddy, Kennedy. For those of you who are new to her stories, she was the 2014 North Carolina Children’s Miracle Network Champion. Kennedy’s dream was to see sharks while diving and, after many failed attempts to encounter them, she finally got to see not just one but SIX!

Top Jobs in Scuba Diving

Are you hooked on scuba diving? Want to figure out how to turn it into a paying career? We’ve done the research to help guide you into just that – a career doing what you love!

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Break Down Barriers with Scubility

Able-bodied or not, anyone can scuba dive. It might take a little more work to get in the water, but it can be done. Military veterans and disabled people both find diving to be great physical and mental therapy. Due to their disabilities, they have already adapted to different daily routines so adapting to the underwater world, while unfamiliar and a totally different experience, doesn’t seem to challenge them as one might think!