Guide to PADI Divemaster: Equipment Exchange TestGuide to PADI Divemaster: Equipment Exchange Test

Guest blog post written by Candice Landau Scuba diving is a sport. No doubt about it. To anyone who wants to argue, do an hour-long dive and tell me how you feel just half an hour later. Chances are you’ll be famished and ready for a nap. The reason we’re […]

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Underwater World RecordsUnderwater World Records

Have you ever wondered how deep a (properly-trained) diver could go? Or how far someone could swim in one breath? Read on to learn about some of the most amazing achievements in diving. Longest Underwater Swim on One Breath – Male (2016) In 2016, Venezuelan and PADI AmbassaDiver Carlos Coste […]

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Craig O'Connell shark scientistCraig O'Connell

Scientist and Shark Week host Dr. Craig O’Connell was once afraid of sharks. But after facing his fears, he was inspired to learn more and educate the world about the true nature of this misunderstood animal. “When I was younger, I thought diving with sharks would be a death sentence,” […]

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Written by guest blogger Danielle Schofield So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and complete your PADI Open Water Diver course. Before you can explore the underwater world, your scuba journey must first begin on land – by learning the academics behind dive skills, scuba equipment and safety. The theory portion […]

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Ultimate Dive Sites in the MaldivesUltimate Dive Sites in the Maldives

The following was originally posted on jobsinthemaldives.com If you had the power to create your own islands, sea, and country, designed specifically for diving, it may well look a lot like the Maldives. With over 1000 coral islands sitting in the temperate and nutrient-rich Indian Ocean, the dive sites in the […]

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