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Ameo Powerbreather Review

Torben Lonne, Dive Instructor PRODUCT REVIEW The Ameo Powerbreather When it comes to your water kit, often the most cast aside piece is the snorkel. Anyone who has used a snorkel knows the annoyance of a limp snorkel that always seems to just get in the way of every...

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Scuba Diving In Hawaii: The Full Dive Travel Review

ALOHA SCUBA DIVER! Yes Aloha means hello, goodbye and love. But the word Aloha has another meaning too. “Alo” is sharing and “ha” is the essence of life. The Hawaiian people once had the custom of putting their faces close to another person and breathing in “the...

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How ocean pollution affects humans [Video + Infographic]

Ocean Pollution has put our oceans at the brink of disaster Every year more than 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into our oceans, but how does that affect humans and what can we do to stop this behavior? Plastic and other forms of pollution are ending up in our...

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Top 10 Best Dive Sites in the World

Do You Have a Dive Bucket List for 2018? Everyone has a bucket list of things they would like to do before they die. It makes sense that divers should have their own bucket list! A list of dive sites to see before the...

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Ears & Diving

No more bad dives because of your ears! Together with DAN Southern Africa & DAN Europe we have created this extensive graphic about your ears and diving: Grab this graphic totally free to show on you own site – just copy this code and insert it on you site:   Don't...

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Scuba Diving the Bikini Atoll

Bikini Atoll is world famous for two things: inspiring the last big innovation in ladies’ swimwear and the wrecks left over from the Operation Crossroads nuclear tests.

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Dive Watch Questions Answered

What is a dive watch, and should you get one? We answer your questions. As a dive instructor, I am often asked questions regarding equipment purchase. And one topic I get a lot of questions about, are dive watches. So I’ve put together the most common questions I’ve...

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21 Ways to Avoid Motion Sickness

Don't let Sea Sickness ruin your dives anymore Nothing ruins a dive trip like sea sickness. Thus, most divers will go along way to avoid spilling your breakfast overboard. But what can you do to avoid getting motion sickness? What really works? >> Grab this...

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36 Reasons To Go Diving In The Philippines

With over 7,000 islands in the country, the Philippine archipelago offers unlimited opportunities for underwater exploration. Divein.com asked a number of dive centers and underwater photographers to share their photos and thoughts about diving in the country. Are you...

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5 Things Not To Do During A Dive

Scuba diving the do-no-harm way In a previous article 10 Things Not To Do If You Love Scuba Diving And The Ocean, I covered ten things you should not do, if you want to protect the ocean. But where these focused on general, everyday behavior, this article will focus...

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Shark Series: The Great Hammerhead Shark

Hammerhead sharks (lat. Sphynidae) are in fact not a single shark species, but rather a collective term for a sub-species, or genus, of shark. They count nine different sharks, though there is still some debate of the exact number of unique genera. Common for all of...

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Why Diving Should Be Done Slowly

Most new divers are told the same thing when diving with more experienced buddies: slow down! Most inexperienced divers swim too fast, and fidget too much under water. The immediate result is that they consume too much air (ending the dive prematurely), scare off...

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The PADI Rescue Diver Course: Diary Of A Divemistress

After my Advanced course I dived happily without taking any more courses for about fifty dives and five years. My brother, dad and I dived once more off Portland, Dorset, doing amazing drift dives as well as the lovely wreck the Countess of Erne. Sitting at around...

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Diving In Cozumel

The largest island in Mexico, Cozumel, sits just on the eastern edge of the Yucatan Peninsula. Known for azure blue water, pristine coral reefs and gentle currents that sweep divers along, Cozumel is arguably one of the premier dive spots in the entire Caribbean....

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10 Things Not To Do If You Love Scuba Diving And The Ocean

How to protect the ocean, even when you’re not diving Scuba divers, by and large, love the ocean. And as a natural consequence of that, they’re interested in protecting it for ocean conservation. And there are a number of things you can do while diving to that end,...

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Diving Wetsuit: Why You Need To Buy Your Own

Having your own diving equipment is awesome, but when you are just starting out, it’s not a life or death situation if you don’t own everything off the bat. Go out and get some experience first, ensuring that diving is for you. The last thing you want to do is to...

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Pre-Dive Checklist: Add Fun To Your Safety Check Routine

When you are about to dive underwater where your equipment is essentially your life support, there is no such thing as being too cautious. Double checking your equipment and having your buddy check it too may take a few extra minutes, but they are often very worth it....

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Diving In Brothers Islands: The Twin Pinnacles Of Egypt

In the area of the Red Sea known as the “deep south”, one of the legendary dive sites are two very small islands known as Brothers Islands. They are located some 60 miles from the Egyptian coast, off of El-Quesir, meaning that they don’t see any day boat traffic. The...

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The Coral Reef: A Diver’s Delight

Divers get to experience beauty unlike anything we will ever see on land. Coral reefs only add to the incredible natural beauty that exists beneath the water, and they are often the most sought out diving spots. With so many coral reefs the world over, it’s often...

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Diving Insurance: How To Choose Your Dive Insurance

When we go diving especially on an out-of-the-country vacation, we are usually occupied in packing our dive equipment and personal stuff. We sometimes do a checklist review just to make sure nothing is left behind. Here's our Dive Packing Guide – What to bring on a...

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Scuba Diving In Australia

Take a dive down under! Australia’s boundless collection of marine life and various beautiful islands to explore will be an experience any passionate diver, advanced or beginner, will never forget. Diving In Australia is truly the ultimate diving experience. One of...

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50 fascinating facts about the ocean

Our oceans are filled with wonders that you can't really imagine! The Earth’s oceans are a world of mystery, magic and beauty. It’s this apart from anything else that lures divers into their depths. There is a seemingly endless array of fascinating facts about our...

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Do you DIR? – Part II The DIR Equipment Setup

The DIR Equipment Setup The approach to the dive kit is probably what DIR is most known for, and many producers of dive gear now sell “DIR-style” equipment. The setup is actually known as the “Hogarthian setup”, after renowned cave diver William Hogarth Main. Did you...

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Do You DIR?

What is DIR? DIR, unlike PADI, NAUI and the other diving organizations, is not a distinct training organization, but rather a diving philosophy or methodology that encompasses skills, planning, equipment, and much more. It is quite possibly both the most celebrated...

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