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Be your own buddy: 10 self-rescue tips

Ten tips to rescue one's self in a dive emergency were presented. Proper training tops the list followed by experience. Air sharing should be...

How to get great abs – and why you need them

Abdominal muscles can be strengthened through such exercises as crunches and trunk flexions, not through the usual sit-ups and leg lifts. Good abdominal muscles can...

14 vital segments for a dive trip video

The purpose of this lesson is to show you how to use 14 basic segments to construct a video documenting a dive trip. Each...

Drysuit valves and diving techniques

The different types of valves used in a dry suit are described to guide in divers' selection. Tips on drysuit diving are also offered including pre-dive inspections...

8 good reasons for getting a passport

Divers planning to explore foreign waters should consider acquiring a passport. In many countries, a valid passport and a tourist visa are mandatory requirements. Aside...

Sixgill shark: a primeval visitor from the abyss

Since the 1950s, when spearfishing was a central focus of the sport dive, there has been a shift in popular emphasis to hunting with...

Underwater Modeling: Interacting With Marine Life

Some of the most exciting underwater photographs published feature models with fish or other forms of marine life. Perhaps the general viewing public considers...

Diving medicine: cold and heat stress in diving

Underwater exposure can lead to body heat loss and the development of hypothermia. Thermal balance is best achieved by preventing direct contact between skin and...

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The 5 sharks most dangerous to divers

The three most dangerous sharks are the Great White, the Tiger and the Bull. The next most dangerous are the Gray Reef and the Silky, although...

Dive tips: 10 hints for setting up your new BC

Ten basic tips on how to set up a newly purchased buoyancy compensator (BC) for diving are offered. BCs need to be set up...

Malaria – how to avoid it

Malaria is a mosquito-borne illness often encountered by divers, especially in tropical regions. Divers should inquire about malaria protection and start on chloroquine once a week...

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