How to Get Certified for Scuba Diving in Dubai 

How to Get Certified for Scuba Diving in Dubai

Dubai is perfect for scuba diving because its waters are home to diverse marine life that thrive in natural reefs as well as artificial habitats such as wrecks. These self-contained ecosystems attract divers from different parts of the world, contributing to Dubai’s tourism industry.  If you love being in the water and have plans of […]

COVID-19 precautionary measures for divers

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What is Coronavirus According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an infectious disease that spreads through droplets released from the nose and mouth.  It can be caught when an infected person coughs or sneezes. The virus can also exist outside of the body and stay on surfaces for short periods. This […]

Why is the Dive Buddy System Vital for Beginners

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It’s great to have a dive buddy because it promotes underwater safety. It also allows you to share the joy of diving with someone. If you’re a beginner, the dive buddy system is very important because of the following reasons.  Significance of having a dive buddy Get valuable insights A dive buddy system is a […]

How to Dive with an Imperfect Vision

Scuba diving goal setting tips for 2020

Is your not-so-perfect vision preventing you from enjoying scuba diving? Don’t worry, you don’t have to draw back from exploring the underwater realm just because you don’t have a 20/20 visual acuity.  In the Hollywood film, Notting Hill, the character played by Hugh Grant couldn’t find his eyeglasses so he brought his special swimming goggles […]

What to Do When you Encounter an Entangled Animal

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Do you know that more than 800 marine and coastal species are adversely affected by marine debris? Our oceans and waterways are burdened by widespread pollution caused by discarded man-made materials. Marine debris is an ugly reality that haunts us today and marine animals have become helpless victims. Fish, birds, crustaceans, and marine mammals have become […]

Get to know Ray Wooley, the oldest scuba diver in the world

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World War II veteran Wallace Raymond Woolley (known as Ray Wooley for short) doesn’t let age stop him from doing what he loves most – scuba diving. Born on August 28, 1923, Wooley started diving in 1960 with the Portland and Weymouth British Sub Aqua Club (BSAC) and remains an active diver until now.  He credits […]

What you Need to Know About Hard and Soft Corals

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If we have rainforests on land, we also have a stunning version of it underwater in the form of colorful coral reefs. But did you know that corals are in fact animals and not plants? Although many corals resemble plants, trees and flowers, they are actually small marine invertebrates that belong to a large group […]

Inchcape 10 wreck diving in Fujairah

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Underwater wrecks are mysterious and exciting because of their history and marine biodiversity. Inchcape 10 is one of the interesting wreck dive sites in the Middle East that you can explore. She was an offshore supply ship built in 1981 with a gross tonnage of 109 and was initially owned by a company in Bahrain under the […]