10 Christmas Gift Ideas for Scuba Divers

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With Christmas just around the corner, you’re probably rushing to find the perfect gift. Here are some thoughtful and affordable gift ideas for people who love scuba diving and the ocean. Holiday gift suggestions for diving enthusiasts 1.) Customizable Diving Log – This is an ideal gift for newbie divers and even advanced divers. You […]

What are the 3 Types of Diving?

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Scuba diving is an adventure that opens your eyes to a myriad of marine life. Becoming a certified diver enables you to explore different types of underwater environments and conditions. There are specialty courses that enhance your diving skills and equip you for different types of diving like the following: Night Diving Diving during the […]

Celebrating PADI Women’s Dive Day 2019

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More than 100 countries participated in the PADI Women Dive Day 2019, the world’s largest single-day of organized diving held on July 20th. While the primary goal of the first PADI Women’s Day in 2015 was to bolster female participation in scuba diving, it became clear through the years that passion for the ocean extends […]

World-class divers you should follow on Twitter and Instagram

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Ocean Ramsey “People think sharks are going to attack them but that’s so far from the truth – most of the time the sharks are more afraid of us.” – Ocean Ramsey Freediver, scuba instructor, and shark and marine conservationist, Ocean Ramsey has gotten the world’s attention with her courageous swimming adventures with none other […]

Buddy Check: What is BWRAF & Why is it Important?


The buddy check is a fundamental part of diving because it can help prevent underwater accidents from happening which is a safety procedure usually introduced during the Open Water Diving Course. Sadly, some divers who gain more experience tend to neglect the importance of a customary buddy check because they think that they know the […]

Opportunity for Divers to Join the #Trashtag Challenge

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The latest trend to hit social media is the #Trashtag Challenge which encourages people to clean up their local surroundings. What’s the catch? There’s actually no catch because people are willingly choosing their own “dirty spots” in their community and cleaning the area in order to take before and after photos. Hundreds of pictures showing […]

Qualities to look for in a great scuba instructor

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Certified divers have the privilege of seeing the world from a whole different perspective. It’s a great opportunity and pleasure to explore deeper waters and see amazing marine life. For some, their passion for diving inspires them to teach and share their love of the sea. Divers who discover that they want to teach others […]

Clean-up dive by Deliveroo with Emirates Wildlife Society-WWF

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Deliveroo’s long-term vision Deliveroo, a company that provides the delivery service, marketing, and order taking of various restaurants in association with Emirates Wildlife Society-World Wildlife Fund  is spearheading a long-term effort in helping reduce plastic waste across UAE. Their long-term vision involves collaborating with restaurant partners and educating consumers on how they can do their […]

Full face mask 101: Pros and cons

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A full face mask is a scuba goggles combined with an integrated regulator. As the name suggests, this equipment covers the entire face of the diver; protecting the eyes, nose and mouth from the water. The influx of full face masks on the market is encouraging a lot of diving enthusiasts to try something less […]

Common diving mistakes and how to avoid them

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When you’re new to diving, chances are you’re smitten by the beauty of the underwater world. Who wouldn’t? That’s surely what anyone who had the pleasure of descending below the surface would say. The vast ocean holds fascinating treasures from beautiful corals to a myriad of interesting marine creatures of different colors, shapes, and sizes […]