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  • Breathing Better - Diving Better: Tips for Novice Divers
    April 9, 2021

    Breathing Better - Diving Better: Tips for Novice Divers

    “Breathe normally and never hold your breath" - this is probably one of the simplest and, at the same time, most perplexing rules for beginner scuba divers. Many novices discover that as soon as they are instructed to breathe normally, for some reason it becomes increasingly difficult, especially when it comes to breathing underwater. So why does this happen and what does it really mean to breathe normally during a scuba dive? Let's try to answer these questions.
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  • What Are Tide Tables And How to Read Them
    April 8, 2021

    What Are Tide Tables And How to Read Them

    As a diver, you probably already have some understanding of tides and tidal movements, since these natural phenomena can influence your dives greatly. However, by far not all divers know how to read tide tables and put the obtained information to good use. In this article, we’ll try to go over all the essential things you need to remember about tides and tide tables.
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  • 10 Helpful Reminders When Diving in Currents
    April 8, 2021

    10 Helpful Reminders When Diving in Currents

    Diving in currents can potentially be one of the most interesting and exciting experiences. Because currents carry plankton, a lot of fish and marine animals that feed on it are drawn to the area, making it a lively dive site to explore. However, currents can also be dangerous, if you are not prepared and trained. Whether you are on a planned drift dive or get caught in a current unexpectedly, there are a few things you need to remember to deal with the situation properly.
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  • Scuba Skills: Natural Navigation
    April 8, 2021

    Scuba Skills: Natural Navigation

    Underwater navigation is a must-have skill for every safe and successful diver. Because it is more complex than land navigation, relying on your sense of direction alone will most likely get you in trouble. Therefore, you need to navigate actively in order not to get lost. But how do you do that?
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  • Scuba Skills: How to Thread the Tank Strap Properly
    April 8, 2021

    Scuba Skills: How to Thread the Tank Strap Properly

    When it comes to your scuba equipment assembly, there are many little details that need to be taken care of. Sometimes, tasks that seem simple at first, such as mounting your BC on a tank, may present a real challenge, especially if done for the first time.
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  • Calculating Air Consumption: Infographic With Hands-On Examples
    April 8, 2021

    Calculating Air Consumption: Infographic With Hands-On Examples

    Don’t we all want our dives to last as long as possible? Well, the key to achieving this is understanding and improving various factors that determine the duration of each particular dive. While there are many aspects to consider, today we are going to talk about one of the most crucial influences - your air consumption rate.
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