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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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How to shoot awesome underwater wreck photos

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) estimates that around three million shipwrecks lie across the world’s ocean floors. Some shipwrecks date back thousands of years and hold historical information such as the shipwrecks of the Armada of Philipp II of Spain, ships of Christopher Columbus, and the Spanish galleons that linked America …

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Pros and cons of diving with Nitrox

Scuba diving in the deep blue waters is an incredible experience because you get to explore a fascinating environment like no other. No matter how many times you dive, it’s unlikely that you’ll ever get tired of doing it because there’s always something new and exciting to discover each time you descend beneath the waves. …

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Different styles and features of scuba fins

One of the essential components of your diving gear is a pair of scuba fins because it enables you to move faster and more efficiently underwater using the least amount of effort. If you’re in the market for good scuba fins, it helps to know the different types and features so you can choose the …

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Get to know Ray Wooley, the oldest scuba diver in the world

World War II veteran Wallace Raymond Woolley (known as Ray Wooley for short) doesn’t let age stop him from doing what he loves most – scuba diving. Born on August 28, 1923, Wooley started diving in 1960 with the Portland and Weymouth British Sub Aqua Club (BSAC) and remains an active diver until now.  He …

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