SDI Diver News


Don’t Be a Pain

Leg cramps got you down? We’re sharing a few ways to prevent and remedy them so you can dive without pain.

I Don’t Have my C-Card and I’m at the Airport (Here’s what to do)

You’ve planned the trip, you’ve packed your bags, and you’re at the airport. Shoot! You just realized you forgot one of the most important things you need for a dive trip, your c-card! Do you know what to do?

A Letter From Matthew Johnston

My name is Matt Johnston and I live in Woodbury. I am organizing a fundraiser to raise funds to improve in-water access for those with tracheostomies

Emergency Procedures: Separated Mouthpiece

The separation of this mouthpiece can be a scary and dangerous experience but is prevented and managed easily.

Matt Johnston

Diving a Dream – Matthew Johnston

Matthew Johnston, who has Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy, which is a life-threatening disease that leaves him confined to his wheelchair full-time and is unable to breathe on his own and requires use of a ventilator. Despite his disease his dream is to Scuba Dive.

Haenyeo : The last of the greatest generation of women divers.

Though the tradition of free diving in Jeju dates back to 430AD, it wasn’t until the 18th century that women became the dominant force in the free diving trade.

Being young and female in an old man’s industry

I take note of the female’s entrance into the work force and the increased level of higher education amongst the general public.

Learning the Scuba Language

The best way to understand this communication is simple; practice and communication.

Dialing in your trim in a drysuit

Before purchasing additional equipment as a quick fix, allow time, practice and patience for your body to adapt to adding a dry suit in the mix.