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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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Wildlife encounters at Car Cemetery in Fujairah

What happens to cars when they reach the end of their operational life cycle? Most of them are torn apart for scraps and end up at junkyards. But a few lucky ones get to serve a second purpose in life like the cars at the Car Cemetery at Fujairah.  Underwater graveyard for cars You won’t …

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How to safely make your dive exit

Safe and proper scuba diving entries and exits are crucial to successful diving. On our last blog, we discussed four scuba diving entry methods to master. In this blog, we’re going to focus on the proper ways of making your dive exit.  Shore Diving Exit Methods Beach Exit Method Use the natural slope of the …

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Protection from COVID-19
COVID-19 precautionary measures for divers

What is Coronavirus According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an infectious disease that spreads through droplets released from the nose and mouth.  It can be caught when an infected person coughs or sneezes. The virus can also exist outside of the body and stay on surfaces for short periods. This …

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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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