Top Tips for Packing Dive Gear by the TSA

Boarding a plane to a remote destination can be tricky business. It can be difficult to keep up with the varying rules and regulations.  Being prepared is the best way to make sure you get through the security lines as well as the baggage terminal safely. And a little forethought will go a long way in…

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A Wedding Ring Lost for 37 Years Resurfaces After a Scuba Diving Encounter

It seems that everyone has a story that centers on someone losing a wedding ring in the ocean waters. While the specifics can vary, the ending of the story is that usually, at least one member of the couple is very upset about the incident. Urban Legends There are stories, and urban legends about $50,000…

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5 Steps to Becoming an Eco-Conscious Scuba Diver

Scuba divers tend to be naturally eco-conscious individuals. After all, the ability to go scuba diving is directly dependent on having an array of pristine and natural dive sites around the globe. These sites are virtually untouched by humans and where wildlife can thrive. Nobody wants to explore bleached-white reefs or shore access sites that…

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Top 5 Scuba Accessories Every Scuba Diver Needs

You already know the essential equipment you need to scuba dive. Mask Fins Regulator Scuba tank Weights BCD But once you have the essentials, there are a few other pieces that may come in handy and allow you to enjoy your diving trips to the fullest. From accessories that make transportation easier, to little carry-on…

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Ready to Post to Facebook From Under the Surface?

The technology has arrived… And avid divers may have heard about an underwater social network! This new network called Aqwary is paving the way for new methods of communication both with fellow divers and the entire world. Communication is Key Divers know the general hand gestures they must use under the surface. Like using a thumbs…

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Top 6 Health Benefits of Scuba Diving

Everyone knows scuba diving can put you in an exuberant state of mind, but did you know there is a world of health benefits besides that feeling of euphoria? Read on to discover all the ways scuba diving benefits your overall health and be sure and use these benefits as an excuse to start planning…

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Top 5 Excuses NOT to Scuba Dive, Debunked

If you’ve been teetering on the edge of gaining your scuba certification and acquiring the equipment you need to get started on a world of underwater adventures, then you’ve come to the right place! There are lots of reasons why potential divers should take the plunge. But sometimes there are a collection of nagging reasons…

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6 Common Health Considerations for Divers

Many divers have questions regarding health concerns before they take a dive trip. Whether you use over the counter medications or you suffer from a chronic illness, health concerns can put a damper on a dive trip, and cause unneeded stress on what should be a fun and relaxing adventure. Naturally, one of the best…

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Top 8 Scuba Training Tips for New Divers

Whether you have just gained your scuba diving certification or have been diving for decades, there’s always room to learn something new. One of the best ways to advance your scuba diving skills is to dive and dive often! But beginners who are just getting their feet wet may find it handy to keep these…

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4 Budget-Friendly Diving Destinations for the Fall

The first few weeks of fall are a perfect time to explore some easy-to-reach dive sites without breaking the bank. Many popular diving and tourist destinations start to “slow down” in the early fall. The throngs of crowds begin to disappear from the beach. Local hotels and accommodations providers lower their prices too! As a…

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