One of the easiest ways to have a better experience underwater is by streamlining our gear and our bodies.
SDI Diver News
This article is the first of three that will address the differences in generations in the industry: Things divers born after 1985 will not understand. A presentation at DEMA titled Inside the Millennial Mind – How to connect with #Millennials to increase business, presented by Lauren Kieren (Millennial) and myself (old guy). Finally an article by Lauren titled, Things divers born before 1985 will never understand.
Each of these instances shows how normal dive activities can still create circumstances in which a diver may become fearful. The reality is that we as divers must train to remain calm and to develop skill sets that help us to recognize and eliminate problems.
There are many factors that can help a diver at any level conserve breathing. The following are six basic suggestions that may help you reduce your gas consumption.
There are a wide assortment of accessories and techniques that can help any aspiring underwater videographer achieve more pleasing, natural color.
All divers have heard about lionfish. Once indigenous only to Indo-Pacific areas, they’re a growing threat to native fish and the environment in U.S. waters.
You must want to learn more, and take the time to become more proficient in order to remain safe, but you must always make the step into the technical world for the right reasons.
So…you’re ready to buy your first scuba tank. That’s great.
But, before you do, there are some questions you’ll want to answer to make sure you are spending your hard-earned money as wisely as possible. These include:
What should you do if you’re separated from your diving buddies or boat? Everyone knows what the book instructs us to do. Look around for a minute and then meet at the surface right? Well what if that were not an option?
Some of the differences between technical and sport, if applied by sport divers, would actually make sport divers better divers.