Scuba fitness year-round

One of the most difficult problems facing the certified diver is staying fit. Once the scuba class is finished and the novelty of those...

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...

Ear squeeze and scuba diving

Ear squeeze is the most common diving related illness. All divers eventually have some ear problem. External infections, sometimes called swimmer's ear, are not owing...

Scuba fitness: just overdo it

Excessive exercise can result in sore muscles, chronic injury and burnout. For scuba divers who want to stay physically fit, it would be wise...

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...

How to start an underwater photography club

Being an U/W photographer enables a diver to capture on film the beauty and essence of the marine world. It also adds a list...

12 hints on avoiding the most common travel injuries and illnesses

Following simple things can help travelers avoid situations and conditions that can lead to injury or sickness. Dive travelers have come up with a list of...

Schizophrenic photographer

The underwater photographer is an incongruous mixture of three personalities: technologist, artist and diver. The task of making temperamental terrestrial equipment perform complex calculated...

Back pain: prevention and treatment

Divers can avoid back pain by correcting bad standing, sitting and lifting habits, by performing the right exercise and by doing healthy stretches. In cases wherein the...

Understanding currents and tides

Scuba divers should learn the basics of currents and tides to make their progress in the water much easier. Currents usually alter their force and direction...

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12 hints on avoiding the most common travel injuries and illnesses

Following simple things can help travelers avoid situations and conditions that can lead to injury or sickness. Dive travelers have come up with a list of...

Scuba fitness year-round

One of the most difficult problems facing the certified diver is staying fit. Once the scuba class is finished and the novelty of those...

Avoiding deaths or accidents during basic scuba diving courses

Suggestions for avoiding deaths or accidents during basic scuba diving courses are presented. Beginners should see to it that their instructors are properly certified...

Survival guide for surf entries

Divers should gather information from surfers, beach residents and divers who have already attempted to dive at a surf zone on a particular beach...

Sea vegetables

Diving can be more fun than ever if you learn something about seaweeds. You can take home, free, the most delicious, nutritious vegetables in...