10 Things for Environmentally Conscious Divers to Avoid
10 things for environmentally conscious divers and dive schools to avoid: 1) Most Commercial Sunscreens This might seem to go against everything you’ve been told your whole life. But hear me out. There are chemicals in most c...Continue reading
A Brief History of Scuba Diving
For centuries, humanity has had an obsession with exploring. It seems as though every time an obstacle has come up, human ingenuity has been there to knock it down. Even today, we are pushing the boundaries of exploration, yet, even so, much of our p...Continue reading
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
Taking a Dive Vacation with Non Diving Companions
Taking a dive vacation or learning to dive while on vacation is something most divers or soon to be divers strive for. However, if you are going with a non-diving spouse, family or companions, things might not go as smooth as you planned. A little bi...Continue reading
Find Your Perfect Dive Mask
There is a huge choice of dive masks out there, many different brands, shapes, sizes and colours. It can be a minefield trying to find your perfect match, and one thing is for sure: you need to make the right choice. Using a mask that doesn’t fit p...Continue reading
To Dive or Not to Dive?
There are two types of people in this world, those that are divers and those that are not. Like me, many of you will have tried to explain to a non-diver what it’s really like down there and the feeling you get from swimming alongside marine life. ...Continue reading
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...Continue reading
Divers Behaving Badly
As a scuba diving instructor one of my key responsibilities, aside from teaching safe scuba diving, is to promote environmental awareness. The underwater environment is a delicate ecosystem that has evolved over hundreds of millions of years without ...Continue reading