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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...

Mastering bouyancy control

Divers are encouraged to participate in buoyancy control workshops to master this essential diving skill. Excellent buoyancy control skills lead to better air consumption, improved perception...

After the sun goes down: night snorkeling

Night snorkeling allows divers to enjoy the dramatic and fascinating changes that take place underwater after sunset. Protective snorkel wear and a powerful light are...

BC survival skills: how to make a safe ascent

Making a safe ascent with a buoyancy compensator (BC) depends on how the equipment is used. Six techniques for ascending safely with the use of a...

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...