BWRAF Scuba Buddy Check is important before every dive. These divers will do a check before descending

BWRAF Scuba Buddy Check Acronym

A Buddy Check is very important before every scuba dive. But the steps are sometimes difficult to remember, especially if you have just completed your...
Scuba divers diving on a wreck. It is important to know how to give a good briefing before every dive.

How to Give a Good Briefing for Scuba Diving

In scuba diving, you are always told to 'Plan your dive, and dive your plan.' This is a step that all divers should be doing...
Emma diving on Koh Tao. There's lots of curries in Thailand so find out what to eat and what to avoid before scuba diving.

What to Eat before Diving, and What to Avoid

Going scuba diving and don't want to burp curry into your regulator during the dive? I've been there and done that, and it ain't nice....
Scuba Diving Equipment on a liveaboard

Scuba Diving Equipment List and Uses

Are you getting into scuba diving and not sure what is needed to scuba dive? Or maybe you are ready to purchase your own equipment...
How To Navigate with a Compass Underwater when you are scuba diving. A photo of a standard diving compass.

How To Navigate with a Compass Underwater

Navigation using maps, even GPS systems, especially in a car has to be among the number one causes for couples arguing. The word compass alone...
Going to altitude after diving may be a problem because of our bodies.

Going to Altitude after Diving may be a Problem because of Physics

Have you ever wondered if you can go for a wreck dive in the morning, then pack up your gear, get in your car and...
A scuba instructor showing us what scuba diving is underwater.

What is Scuba Diving – All You Need To Know

You've probably heard of the term 'SCUBA' and wondered, what is scuba diving? Is it similar to snorkeling? No. Do you need special equipment or...
Maritime archaeologists hard at work by the shore

Q&A with a Maritime Archaeologist

Chanelle Zaphiropoulos is a Masters Candidate studying Maritime Archaeology. She is a scuba diver who mixes her love of the ocean with marine biology and...
What Is Nitrogen Narcosis caused by? How can I prevent it? This diver successfully recovered from mild nitrogen narcosis.

What Is Nitrogen Narcosis? The Easy Explanation.

During your scuba diving training you will have come across the term, 'Gas or Nitrogen Narcosis.' You may have even heard of people getting 'narced'...
What is the Difference a Cave and a Cavern in scuba diving?

What is the Difference Between a Cave and a Cavern?

Cave. Cavern. Same. Same. Well in a way that is true. We all use the terms 'cave' and 'cavern' interchangeably. This blurs the differences between...

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