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  • Children and Scuba Diving
    April 14, 2021

    Children and Scuba Diving

    Diving is a wonderful activity for the family to do together - it encourages discovery, involves exercise and allows children and their parents to form an even closer bond through a shared experience. However, it is also important to remember that diving is associated with certain inherent risks. While with adults the amount of acceptable risk has been quantified, the question remains a subject of debate when it comes to young kids.
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  • Panic Underwater: Why Does It Happen And How to Deal With It
    April 9, 2021

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

    Various surveys indicate that more than half of all divers have experienced 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 an 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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  • What to Do When You Surface Away From the Boat
    April 7, 2021

    What to Do When You Surface Away From the Boat

    Last week we have discussed one of the most critical parts of each dive - safe ascent. If you plan your dive properly, keep your navigation skills sharp, perform all the necessary safety stops and keep an eye on any possible obstacles ahead, you will be able to have a smooth ascent and reboard your boat safely. However, for one reason or another, you may encounter difficulties once you surface. So today we have decided to go one step further and direct our attention to yet another important but often overlooked question - what do you do if you surface too far away from the boat?
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