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Additional Ratings with OWSDI Ratings

Here we go again making things easier for even our newest members. Open Water Instructor ratings will now automatically be issued THREE ratings when they register or crossover to SDI. Learn more about how this works and the old process now.

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Changes to the SDI Pro Open Water Instructor Kit

Change is good. With that said we are announcing changes to our SDI Pro Open Water Instructor Kit. As apart of our effort to push our green initiative in 2019 we are working to reduce the number or paper products that leave HQ. Find out more about how that effects this kit specifically.

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Fantastic (Underwater) Beasts, and where to find them

Have you heard of these six underwater “beasts” before? Each one is unique in its own way leaving us wanting to suit up and go find as many as possible! Learn more about these critters from Gemma as she tells you about each one and where to find them.

Sea Legs and How to Get Them

Being sick on a dive boat or any boat for that matter is no fun. However, most of us have been there at least once or twice. It’s not fun but there are things you can do to help yourself out when you’re experiencing the effects of seasickness.

Diving favourite Physicist Friends

Originally, none of these formulated concepts were considered for a diving audience. They were simply investigations into the nature and behaviour of gases. However, these various scientific pioneers have turned out to be some of scuba diving’s favourite physicist friends.

Oxygen Toxicity

No matter what type of diving you’re doing it’s important that you keep yourself safe. Whether doing shallow or deep dives, recreational or technical, it is important to always know and be aware of what you are breathing, and what depth you are at. It may save your life. Learn more about oxygen toxicity, how you can prevent it, the two different types and the warning signs that something might be wrong.

Loving your Local Diving: UK Hotspots

Some folks might think that scuba diving is a vacation sport, that you can only dive in spots where you have to travel away from home. We’re here to tell you it isn’t true! Gemma is back with another article on the local diving spots she’s found in her very own backyard in the UK.

A Day in the Life of…An Underwater Actress

There are so many avenues you can take when you start your scuba diving journey. Scuba diving can be a endlessly fun hobby or if you love it enough you’ll figure out how to make it your job. Gemma is back to talk about how she stumbled into the role of underwater actress.

Protect Your Ears As The Pressure Builds

Our ears are a vital piece of our senses. Taking action and precautions to protect your ears in every situation should always be a priority. With that comes knowing how the ear works and the different parts of the inner ear. Learn how you can keep your ears safe on every dive with our seven golden rules.

Top Mine Diving Destinations

Have you noticed an influx of mine diving photos on social media? It’s trending in popularity and we’re loving it! Learn more about where you can find some of these spots and their history from Gemma Smith.