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Buddy check: What is BWRAF & why is it important

The buddy check is a fundamental part of diving because it can help prevent underwater accidents from happening which is a safety procedure usually introduced during the Open Water Diving Course. Sadly, some divers who gain more experience tend to neglect the importance of a customary buddy check because they think that they know the…

Opportunity for divers to join the #Trashtag Challenge

Opportunity for divers to join the #Trashtag Challenge

The latest trend to hit social media is the #Trashtag Challenge which encourages people to clean up their local surroundings. What’s the catch? There’s actually no catch because people are willingly choosing their own “dirty spots” in their community and cleaning the area in order to take before and after photos. Hundreds of pictures showing…

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The underrated scuba diving skill – buoyancy control

Why is buoyancy control so important for divers? When you have proper buoyancy, you are able to control how you descend, ascend, and maneuver underwater without exerting too much effort. When you are poor in this department, it makes your dive difficult and exposes you to errors and risks. Developing good buoyancy skills is not…


Inchcape 10 wreck diving in Fujairah

Underwater wrecks are mysterious and exciting because of their history and marine biodiversity. Inchcape 10 is one of the interesting wreck dive sites in the Middle East that you can explore. She was an offshore supply ship built in 1981 with a gross tonnage of 109 and was initially owned by a company in Bahrain…

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Discover the marine life in the Musandam Peninsula

Detached from the rest of Oman by the east coast of the United Arab Emirates, the Musandam Peninsula is an exciting place to explore by boat. Scuba diving is a wonderful way of discovering the underwater beauty of this “Norway of the Middle East” because of its impressive biodiversity of marine species. Due to its…


How to prevent ear injury when scuba diving

The ear is a vital organ that is responsible for your sense of hearing and balance. Have you ever dived headfirst down and suddenly developed a stabbing pain in your ears which forces you back to the surface? This kind of pain is associated with the increasing pressure on your eardrums as you dive which…


Journey towards becoming a Divemaster

Have you worked your way up from Beginners to Advanced Diving Courses but still find yourself wanting to take your love for diving a notch higher? Or do you have aspirations of becoming a commercial diver? If you dream of joining the ranks of diving professionals, you can begin by taking the Divemaster course –…

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Exploring Inchcape wrecks in Fujairah

Visiting a wreck site is incredibly fascinating to divers because it allows you to visit a piece of history and immerse in archaeology. A wreck offers an amazing scuba dive experience because it gives you a chance to float through the submerged wreck and observe its different compartments including the creatures that have taken residency.…


Qualities to look for in a great scuba instructor

Certified divers have the privilege of seeing the world from a whole different perspective. It’s a great opportunity and pleasure to explore deeper waters and see amazing marine life. For some, their passion for diving inspires them to teach and share their love of the sea. Divers who discover that they want to teach others…


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