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Ear Equalization Basics: Why and How

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Ear clearing is an essential skill for both scuba and freediving, yet it is also one of the most common issues divers have. An estimated 25% of all divers consistently find themselves struggling to equalize. Contrary to the popular belief, in most cases it is the technique that causes trouble, not the anatomy or illness. In a very few individuals allergies, chronic infection or nasal polyps may play a role.

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Posted in: Scuba SkillsFreediving

How to Choose the Best BCD for Your Needs

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Most novice divers tend to rent their dive equipment until they get at least a few dives using differing kits under their belt. However, once you really go in for scuba diving and start building your personal gear preference, it makes a lot of sense to purchase your own equipment. Buying a BCD is one of the best investments you can make, as it will help you to become a more comfortable, confident and efficient diver. Learning such little details as where your pockets and D-rings are, how exactly your weight system works, etc. will add to your safety and the overall enjoyment during the dive.

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Posted in: Dive Gear

7 Common Scuba Diving Myths And the Truth Behind Them

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Scuba diving is an amazing activity that can help you discover the magical realm below the surface. While more and more people are becoming interested in diving, this sport is still surrounded by numerous misunderstandings and even plain-old myths. Unfortunately, those, who have succumbed to these misconceptions are likely to never try their hand at scuba diving. What’s more, even some well-educated divers believe and pass these untruths on to others. Therefore, we have decided to look at some of the most common myths about diving safety, physiology, marine life, etc., and reveal the truth behind them.

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Pre-Dive Equipment Check and Setup Guide

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When you are about to dive underwater, your scuba gear is your life support, and having it properly setup is key to a safe and comfortable dive. Therefore, your pre-dive preparation and especially the equipment check shouldn’t be taken lightly. In case there are any equipment issues, it is important that you discover them before getting into the water.

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Posted in: Scuba Skills

Diving News: Is This the New Era of Wetsuits?

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The recent news from MIT engineers suggest that we may soon be diving in “Beaversuits”! The team of researchers has developed a bio-inspired material that can be used to create warmer and more efficient wetsuits for surfers and divers.

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Panic Underwater: Why Does It Happen And How to Deal With It

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Various surveys indicate that more than a half of all divers have experiencing at least one panic or near-panic episode. If you are among those divers, you must know that it can take only a minute to go from cool as a cucumber to out-of-control condition. Being in a state of panic usually causes divers to behave irrationally and can lead to some dangerous or even fatal incidents. However, all of this is avoidable if the affected diver uses their common sense and follows their basic dive training.

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Posted in: Health and Safety
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