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The Complete Guide to Scuba Diving for Beginners and Non-Divers

Do you have a friend who wants a glimpse into the world of scuba diving? Or maybe you’re still a relatively new diver who just wants more info. Either way, this guide to scuba diving will give you all the details needed to dive into scuba with confidence.

Largest Underwater Treasures That You Didn’t Know About

Is wreck diving your thing? Are you intrigued by the story of a wreck and the treasure that may have been left behind? Then this article is for you. The five wrecks listed in this article carried over 77 tons of goal and silver valuing more than $450 million.

I’ve Earned an Open Water, Now What?

So you just completed your Open Water Diver certification and now you’re hooked on diving. Or maybe you’ve been diving for a while now and you’re wondering what the next step is. In this article, you’ll gain some new ideas on where to go next after getting your Open Water cert.

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?