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Choosing a dive center
Choosing the right diving center during this pandemic

If you want to take your love for the sea a step further, why not learn how to dive? In this age of Coronavirus, you have to be extra careful in choosing a dive center. Safety should be your top priority in this pandemic that’s why it’s not advisable to randomly pick a dive center. …

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2020 Travelers' Choic
Tripadvisor 2020 Travelers’ Choice Winner

Every year, TripAdvisor, the World’s Largest Travel Platform, selects the Travelers’ Choice recipients based on the reviews from millions of Tripadvisor members. This year, TripAdvisor announced the winners of the 18th annual Travelers’ Choice Awards. The global travel platform acknowledges the top hotels, restaurants, airlines, destinations, attractions, beaches, and experiences around the world. The winners …

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Buddy check procedures during the pandemic

Buddy check or also known as pre-dive safety check is an essential part of your pre-dive procedures. This is usually introduced during the Open Water Diver Course.  At Nemo Diving Center, we teach our divers to conduct a buddy check before entering the water to prevent diving accidents. We promote responsible scuba diving UAE by …

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Single-use PPE
Protect our ocean from single-use PPE

In the quest to fight COVID-19, many countries have turned to single-use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as disposal face masks and gloves. In the UAE, the government required residents to wear face masks when in public which led to a huge surge for such items. Disposable face masks and gloves sold like hotcakes as …

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Tips to help you safely get back to diving
Tips to help you safely get back to diving

The pandemic has forced a lot of countries to implement lockdown protocols. Many industries including the diving industry have been greatly affected. Travel has been placed on a standstill while hotel services have been disrupted. These restrictions mandated by health authorities around the world are economically debilitating but nations must follow until there is a …

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Benefits of taking Peak Performance Buoyancy

What sets an excellent diver apart from an average diver?  A dive professional would most likely answer buoyancy control. Are you a new diver and in awe of those divers who seem to glide underwater without the slightest effort? Don’t worry, you can also learn how to move with precision through the water by taking …

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Celebrate World Ocean’s Month this June

The month of June is designated as National Ocean Month. On World Oceans Day, every 8th of June, people across the globe connect with one another to honor the ocean.  It’s an opportunity for people from different nations to help protect and restore our shared ocean.   This year marks the 12th year celebration of World …

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How to be an eco-friendly diver

We all love the idea of a pristine and untouched underwater paradise. Who doesn’t? It would be nice to retreat to a breathtaking marine environment teeming with incredible wildlife. But maintaining the beauty of an underwater paradise requires the protection of the people. We can preserve the natural beauty of a marine paradise and still …

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Disinfecting scuba equipment amid COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about concern in the safety of using dive equipment. With the threat of the coronavirus, divers are urged to take extra precautions to prevent the spread of the disease. Now more than ever, sanitizing your dive equipment is quintessential.  Disinfecting personal dive equipment Although health experts advocate frequent washing of …

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