Diving Blog

Nov 2019

An in-depth look into Cave Diving

Cave diving is a very unique diving discipline and indeed next level in many peoples books. If you have dived before and couldn’t care less about colourful fish and stunning corals, cave diving might be just for you....

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Mar 2018

What to Expect when you Learn to Dive

You have just signed up to an entry level scuba diving course. Congratulations! If you are thinking about doing it, you really should. Like most people, you will probably love it, and if you don’t, you are ...

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Oct 2017

Common Misconceptions of Technical Diving

You may have seen them before on a dive boat with enough equipment for at least 10 divers, despite only 3 people using it all, or maybe sat around a laptop planning a dive at your local dive club. To a new diver, technical divers do what might seem i...

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Sep 2017

Becoming a Divemaster

If you are dreaming of living on tropical beaches and spending your days in the sun and sea, or you are deeply interested in the natural world and want to spend your days passively observing nature then maybe you should become a Continue reading

May 2016

Changing Dive Agencies

We all know that there are lots of different diving agencies out there. Some offer very similar courses and methods of teaching while...

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Apr 2016

Master Scuba Diver or Divemaster?

So you've completed your Open Water Course and discovered an amazing new world beneath the surface, falling in love with the corals, colours and the marine life. You've Continue reading

Apr 2016

My Ups and Downs as a Beginner

On first arriving in Koh Tao, Thailand my first priority was scuba diving. I had never been diving before but I knew I would love it, and this was the moment I had be...

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Sep 2015

Getting back into the water

Dust off your mask, dig out those fins and squeeze into that wetsuit. That exciting feeling of anticipation inside you as you prepare to go on holiday, knowing you are heading back below the surface. It’s been a long time, too long in fact! Time ti...

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Jul 2015

Solo Diving

Scuba diving has always traditionally been a team sport. The buddy system ensures that you never dive alone, mainly for safety reasons, but in 1999 SDI began to offer the Solo Diver Certification. Since then it has become a popular speciality, but ma...

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Jun 2015

Divemaster. The First Step to Professional Diving

The school and university year has come to an end. At this very moment, people from all over the world are packing their backpacks and booking tickets to travel all over the world. For many, the gap year is a way of improving oneself, gaining life sk...

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Apr 2015

A New Found Love for Diving

My visit to Thailand was supposed to be a regular business trip, but since neither the colleague whom I traveled with nor I could resist the beauties of this country, we decided to stay a bit longer and get to know it better. For two young fellas lik...

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Apr 2015

Recreational Sidemount Diving

If you have been diving for quite a while, then I’m sure you will already know what sidemount diving is. If you are new to diving then you may not know too much about it, ...

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