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Why is the dive buddy system vital for beginners

It’s great to have a dive buddy because it promotes underwater safety. It also allows you to share the joy of diving with someone. If you’re a beginner, the dive buddy system is very important because of the following reasons.  Significance of having a dive buddy Get valuable insights A dive buddy system is a …

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Explore the underwater world on a submarine scooter

Imagine cruising in the waters on a scooter specially designed for water. How cool is that! It’s remarkable how innovative technology has evolved over the years. It’s now possible to explore the world beneath the waves by riding an eco-friendly electric submarine scooter.  What is a submarine scooter The submarine scooter is powered by an …

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4 Scuba diving entry methods to master

One of the common concerns of scuba diving newbies is how to enter the water safely and efficiently. There are several ways that a diver can enter the water correctly from a boat or a platform. Don’t worry if your choice of entry method differs from another diver you know because some divers may feel …

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Scuba diving goal setting tips for 2020

It’s the first quarter of 2020 and it’s the perfect opportunity to enhance your diving competence and become a better diver. Finding ways to improve your knowledge and skills is the key to help you unlock your diving goals. Here are four goal setting tips you can work on this year to help you move …

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How to dive with an imperfect vision

Is your not-so-perfect vision preventing you from enjoying scuba diving? Don’t worry, you don’t have to draw back from exploring the underwater realm just because you don’t have a 20/20 visual acuity.  In the Hollywood film, Notting Hill, the character played by Hugh Grant couldn’t find his eyeglasses so he brought his special swimming goggles …

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Diving destinations around the world to add to your bucket list

The ocean is a treasure box filled with amazing underwater environments and incredible species in all shapes and sizes just waiting to be discovered. If you love diving then you must have a bucket list of diving sites across the globe that you’ve always dreamed of exploring. It’s a brand new year and this is …

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Six reasons to keep a dive log

As a scuba diver, you need to maintain a diving logbook to keep track of the date, duration, depth, and location of each dive you make plus other related information such as equipment and air usage.  After finishing a dive, it’s common to see divers recording the information in their respective logbooks as they make …

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What to do when you encounter an entangled animal

Do you know that more than 800 marine and coastal species are adversely affected by marine debris? Our oceans and waterways are burdened by widespread pollution caused by discarded man-made materials. Marine debris is an ugly reality that haunts us today and marine animals have become helpless victims. Fish, birds, crustaceans, and marine mammals have …

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Dive like a PRO by mastering these 4 finning techniques

Are you one of those divers who kick your way in the water without giving it much thought as long as you are headed in the right direction? If you are, don’t you think it’s about time for an underwater game changer? Step up the diving ladder by learning and mastering these top four finning techniques: …

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