The Role of Fitness in Scuba Scuba Diving is often viewed as a hobby or leisure activity. One does not necessarily have to be in great shape in order to dive and one of the cool things about diving is … Continued
Every dive boat or skiff is different and the techniques used may differ greatly from one boat to another, but there are some fundamental concerns and skills that should be considered when diving off a boat. Here’s a brief list of some of those considerations. Please feel free to add your own advice as a comment.
I am on my fourth drysuit. Yes, fourth. My first and second I wore into the ground with years of actively shore diving in and near Vancouver. My third is still going pretty strong with the help of a small dab or two of Aquaseal and the occasional repair and maintenance.Read my perspective on why purchasing a custom drysuit is well worth the price.
Divers are often overwhelmed by the idea of assembling their own save-a-dive kit so we have provided a rough guideline to getting started below. Keep in mind, what you find useful or necessary may vary and by no means is this an exhaustive list of what divers around the world will need to bring along to be fully prepared for any hiccup.
We get a lot of inquires about what makes the best dive bag and if any bag can be used to store and transport scuba equipment. The “best” bag depends largely on what type of diving you’ll be using it for. Whether you’re snorkeling or an experienced open water diver you’ll need a scuba bag. Here are 8 types of scuba bags best for most divers and reasons why
After completing your open water certification new divers are unsure what to do next. Many people get their basic scuba certification on a whim or for a specific trip or purpose but wind up falling in love with the sport and the underwater world during their Open Water course. Here are 5 tips on what to do after your Open Water scuba certification.
The majority of diving certification agencies issue certifications for life but knowing how your specific scuba certification expires varies largely according to the certifying agency for your course. Most of the large recreational agencies do not have any specific expiration guidelines, instead issuing certifications for “life” provided that divers keep diving.
Update to this article in January 2013 Fantasea Line of Underwater Housings has launched the new Canon G15 Dive Housing. Fantasea has been developing, manufacturing and marketing creative and affordable products with a special focus on water-sports, diving and underwater photography … Continued