How long can water stay in your ear after scuba diving, snorkeling or swimming?

How Long Can Water Stay in Your Ear?

Had a fantastic day at the beach and now trying to have a chat and you can't hear anyone properly? It is quite common among...
a scuba diver next to a car wreck. We want to know how long does a scuba certification last if you don't dive often.

How Long Does a Scuba Certification Last

Getting your scuba certification is an exciting step into the underwater world. Some people will take their scuba certification course at home. However, the vast...
Scuba divers in the blue. We look at the different types of scuba certification levels for beginners, advanced and professional levels.

Types of Scuba Certification – Beginner and Pro

Scuba diving is amazing. And the more you do it, the more you want to continue! So let's look at the different types of scuba...
Diver with suspected decompression sickness also called 'the bends'. DCS can cause join pain and immobility.

Why is Decompression Sickness Called the Bends?

Many people hear the term 'the bends' but don't know exactly what it is. I was the same. I had heard of the term well...
A photo of a hammerhead shark approaching. It is surrounded by fish.

Q&A with an UW Photographer

Today we chat with Paddy (UK), a divemaster who found a passion for (underwater) UW photography. What is your diving history?
A commercial diver in his equipment including helmet.

Q&A with a Commercial Diver

A commercial diver is a diver who works underwater for long periods of time. Today we are chatting to Aiden, a commercial diver who works...
A scuba diver with a school of fish. Let's check this Scuba Acronym Guide.

SCUBA Acronym – Use this Guide to Get you Started!

Have you started SCUBA diving and thought that there's no chance of you remembering all of these wacky acronyms that we use? Don't worry, you're...

How old do you have to be to scuba dive

Getting comfortable in the water at a young age is important in gaining a healthy respect for the water world. And if your child is...
What To Wear Under Board Shorts when snorkeling, swimming and scuba diving

What to Wear Under Board Shorts?

Getting into the water or hitting the beach? You might choose to wear board shorts; a cool, laidback, and trendy piece of clothing that can...
Older man contemplating if there is a maximum age for scuba diving

Maximum Age for Scuba Diving

We have seen in recent years that scuba diving has become more popular with younger and older divers, due to its accessibility and interest. According...

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