Scuba Diving And Snorkelling In The Maldives

Scuba Diving And Snorkelling In The Maldives

We often dream of having weather where the warm sun embraces you. Beautiful Maldives sits in the Indian Ocean with over 1,000 little coral islands and 26 interesting ring-shaped atolls offers some of the best prime diving sites for scuba divers and snorkelers. This tropical paradise has been blessed with friendly people, elegant blue lagoons and white sandy beaches and palm trees… what more can you ask for? While you indulge yourself to the land pleasures of night activities and…

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How To Drift Dive Tips – New And Novice Scuba Divers

How To Drift Dive Tips – New And Novice Scuba Divers

Drift diving means diving with the current, exactly as the name implies. If you’re a new or novice diver or trying this for your first time, it might sound scary and make you nervous. For many divers, this is one of the most exhilarating types of diving because you just ‘go with the flow’. It’s one of the easiest and most enjoyable ways of diving once you learn the techniques and understand the basics of how currents and tides work….

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5 Of The Best Scuba Diving Safety Rules For New And Novice Divers

5 Of The Best Scuba Diving Safety Rules For New And Novice Divers

Diving is actually a safe sport but like any sport, accidents and injuries can happen. As divers we are aware of the risks and it’s these challenges that make us enjoy it more. We get an in-depth training both on the theory and get to learn safety and use our dive equipment and practise our skills in open water. We go out into the real dive world and sometimes we enjoy our dives so much that complacency sets in and…

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Everything You Need To Know About The PADI Rescue Diver Course And Requirements

Everything You Need To Know About The PADI Rescue Diver Course And Requirements

Wow.. you started with the Open Water Dive Certification, took the Advanced Open Water Dive Certification, and now you’re thinking of an even greater challenge, the Rescue Course. Challenging yourself to become the diver you’ve wanted to be. Sure this is serious but this is a fun course too. This article has everything you need to know about the PADI Rescue Diver Course and requirements, along with my story of helped it helped me. I’ll tell you how long it…

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How Long Will The Air In Your Scuba Tank Last

How Long Will The Air In Your Scuba Tank Last

This is a great question many new, novice and some experienced divers ask me. There really isn’t a definitive answer because it really depends on your level of scuba dive experience and dive skills. What I can say for sure is that if your breathing and buoyancy are well controlled, knowing your tank size, the type of diving you do and the depth you dive down to will help you determine a reasonable estimate on how long your tank of…

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14 Interesting Humpback Whale Facts – Scuba Divers and Snorkelers

14 Interesting Humpback Whale Facts – Scuba Divers and Snorkelers

One of the greatest and wildest dreams for divers, snorkelers and whale-watchers is to watch gigantic ocean acrobatic humpback whales thrust their body high above the surface of the water and go back underwater making a powerful splash. At that very moment you get an adrenaline rush and the only intelligent thing you can say is ‘ooohhh’, ‘wow’, ‘did you see that’… and of course you want an encore!  You don’t even have to be on a boat to see…

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10 Great Reasons To Be Diving In Sipadan Island, Malaysia – Novice Divers

10 Great Reasons To Be Diving In Sipadan Island, Malaysia – Novice Divers

Some of the best diving experiences in the world are found in Malaysia. Located in the Coral Triangle (‘Nursery of the Seas’), Malaysia has one of the most stunning natural biodiversity of the underwater world. This country is blessed to be among the richest and largest coral reef species with more than 3000 identified marine species. There are many wonderful places to dive in Malaysia, and when I asked divers who crossed my path when I was working for a…

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Interesting Hammerhead Shark Facts – Beginner and Novice Divers

Interesting Hammerhead Shark Facts – Beginner and Novice Divers

One of the most fascinating and interesting fish facts are on the Hammerhead Sharks. Wondering how this fish got such a name?  Different than any others shark species in many ways, the first, you would have to look at is their weird T-shaped flat heads with eyes set wide apart. Why the flat head? My Story On May 16, 2011, I was diving in West Palm Beach, Florida doing a shallow afternoon dive around 40’ deep. It was a pretty quiet…

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How To Conserve Air When Scuba Diving | Beginners and Novice Divers

How To Conserve Air When Scuba Diving | Beginners and Novice Divers

Are you tired of having to end your dives halfway through? You wonder why you’re always running out of air before anyone else in your dive group. Even your dive buddy is feeling frustrated having to end his dive sooner than he wanted because you were low on air I know it’s been frustrating… trust me I know what you’ve been going thru. It’s quite normal to have those feelings during your dives when you’re still new to scuba diving….

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Can You Scuba Dive With Asthma?

Can You Scuba Dive With Asthma?

For years, asthma and scuba diving together have been a long-standing controversial topic among the dive professions and the dive medical community. So, the big question ‘Can you dive with asthma’? The answer is yes BUT there are some things you need to understand first. You are at a higher risk of an accident or injury when diving but as long as the asthma is controlled you can dive. This article will explain the concerns of asthma for divers who…

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