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What makes a good diver?

Almost all new divers coming into our sport are eager to prove to themselves, and to their friends, that they are good divers - that they...

Healthy eating for divers: carbohydrates and fiber

Carbohydrates and fibers are two food components that are high in energy that skin divers should eat to build up their strength and stamina. Carbohydrate foods also...

Responsible deep diving for recreational divers

Dive enthusiasts need to be proficient in their skills before indulging in deep diving. As compared to recreational diving, deep diving entails a descent up...

Healthy eating for divers: protein and fat

Proper diver nutrition involves adequate intake of protein, fat, carbohydrate and fiber. Protein, an important component in body functioning, can be found in meat, vegetables, grains and potatoes....

Collapsed lungs and prohibitions to diving

Diving with a spontaneous pneumothorax is not recommended. First aid is needed to evacuate air if a lung collapses while diving, for which most divers and...

The fishes of the Caribbean: an introduction

Watching fish is probably the most captivating activity that skin divers can engage in. There are hundreds of fish and over 150 species seen...

Can you scuba dive with epilepsy?

Physicians are asked from time to time whether patients who have epilepsy should dive. It is my view that they should not and this...

Using dive tables and dive computers safely

Divers should follow the limits set by their dive tables and computers. This is because there is lesser risk of decompression sickness when divers...

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Drift diving with currents

Drift diving or anchorline drifting and the new experiences it can offer are discussed. Techniques and safety rules for learning this new skill are given. Skill...

Top 10 Best Slowpitch, Fastpitch Softball Bats Reviews 2017

There are different models of softball bats available on the market with promising characteristics such as more pop, improved swing and more distance. Picking...

Buoyancy compensator rebreathing

In an out of air emergency, is it safe to rebreathe air exhaled into a buoyancy compensator? There are a number of considerations involved: Will...

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