Christmas Gift Ideas for Divers. Visit our store or shop online (hint, shopping in store gives you more options..) for that diver or fishing family member or friend. Gift Vouchers are available plus the many of the essentials and fun extra bits of gear. A dive course also makes a great Christmas Gift.
After an Open Water Diver course you can sometimes be left feeling like there was something missing or maybe it was not complete. You’re looking at taking the next step they keep telling you to do but are not sure or even feeling prepared. For starters your Dive Instructor seemed to have it all so well down yet made it look so simple that you don’t feel like you really did that well?
Coping with Seasickness Seasickness is “a result of a conflict in the inner ear, where the human balance mechanism resides, and is caused by a vessel’s erratic motion on the water… The brain responds with a cascade of stress-related hormones that can ultimately lead to nausea, vomiting, and vertigo.” Strong smells such as petrol fumes, […]
Decompression sickness is a major risk for scuba divers due to the increased formation of nitrogen bubbles in blood and tissues during and after ascent. About 51% of our blood is water and we need that blood to carry the nitrogen bubbles from our tissue to our lungs for exhaling.
Sometimes the concept of continuing education courses can seem bewildering and nobody seems to want to say what the thing to do is.
Your helper at the dive resort is a Divemaster, but another diver there is a Master SCUBA Diver and yet it’s the Instructor who seems to be in charge..? So then what is a the difference you wonder.
If you’re looking for ways to breakthrough from beginner to experienced, we have a simple trick for you. Keep an up-to-date diving logbook
Being safe is the most important thing at any level, once you have the essential knowledge and skills for a safe dive to 18m then you need to learn how to make the most of your time underwater and get out of it what you go underwater for.
4 Great things about Winter Diving. Better Visibility Be it more regular rain so there’s less dust washing into the ocean or changing ocean currents. Any diver around Wellington who enjoys winter diving will tell you that on average there is better visibility during winter. With better visibility you can see more and take in […]
BCD selection can be confusing, even for the most experienced divers. Words like integrated, rear inflator, non-integrated, modular, shoulder dump, quick release, harness and wing can sound sophisticated beyond