What was your unforgettable dive?
Brooke Morton asked several well-known divers to talk about her best dive. Oddly enough, the deepest dive - or the most adrenaline - rarely makes an indelible impression and is…

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Regulators from Cressi-Sub
Regulators from Cressi-Sub are not as widely known in our country as Aqua Lung, Apeks or Poseidon. The fact is that the company does not make equipment for particularly difficult…

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The main injuries at sea and how to treat them
One of the basic rules for any form of diving and just being in the ocean is “do not touch”. We all know that to control ourselves and not to…

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How to become a diving instructor?

Today, a person who wants to learn diving is provided with a wide variety of opportunities to make a choice. But if you already have enough knowledge and skills to educate someone else, then you will need to pass a series of additional tests in order to prove your ability to teach.

So, how to become a diving instructor? There are several international organizations entitled to issue permits for the activities of diving instructors. One such organization is the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI). A person who has the right to train PADI instructors is called a course-director. In accordance with the requirements of the above-mentioned organization, for admission to the delivery of all required offsets, you must have at least one hundred officially confirmed dives. The age at Continue reading

Spearfishing – the sea of impressions!

There is no doubt that such an activity as spearfishing can take you seriously and for a long time as soon as you come into contact with the world of underwater diving. Indeed, participation in spearfishing is a full of vivid impressions occupation, where each dive becomes a vivid and memorable adventure.

In order to begin to join the friendly community of underwater hunters, you first need to do what each of them initially faced: to understand the basics of scuba diving, diving and behavior in the underwater world.

All these basics are comprehended under the guidance of experienced instructors in a diving club. The Continue reading

Gestures in diving: the alphabet of survival

Gestures in diving play an important role in preserving the life of people engaged in scuba diving. Each gesture contains a lot of useful, necessary and the most time-compressed information. Gestures of divers, it can even be said, the alphabet of survival in the underwater world, which every scuba diving enthusiast must know by heart.

Today, in an era of an ongoing stream of technical discoveries, along with the usual devices for scuba diving, devices have also begun to appear that allow you to communicate underwater using ordinary human speech. However, the importance of gestures for scuba divers is simply impossible to overestimate. After all, not everyone can afford expensive equipment for voice communication under water. In addition, no matter how high-tech and expensive the equipment for voice communication Continue reading

Features of ice diving on Baikal
Ice diving (also referred to as ice diving from the English. “Ice” - ice) is not necessary or, more precisely, not only winter diving. Baikal is covered with a thick…

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Rebreather Classification
Rebreather Classification What are rebreathers - now they know if not all, then many. Unfortunately, in Russia they still know mostly by hearsay. There are many legends about rebreathers, their…

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Bored in the winter? Try ice diving!
How many songs and poems are written about the Russian winter? Do not count. About ice diving in Russia, perhaps, songs and poems will also appear soon. Perhaps such poems…

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Regulators from Cressi-Sub
Regulators from Cressi-Sub are not as widely known in our country as Aqua Lung, Apeks or Poseidon. The fact is that the company does not make equipment for particularly difficult…

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