Scuba diving knowledge for new divers

New to scuba diving? Scroll through the articles and improve your knowledge

21 Top Rules for Dive Boat Etiquette

So, you are going on a dive boat for the first time and need to know the basics? If you have been on boats before you probably know some of this, but remember, different boats have different rules.
Unless you want your fellow divers to use you as shark bait there are a few things you need to understand!

Flying after diving, what you need to know

When you took your first Scuba training course you were taught the rules for “flying after diving”. Despite this I meet many divers on vacation who really don’t understand these rules and either miss out on a days diving or put themselves unnecessarily at risk from Decompression Sickness

Problems with Your Scuba Mask, are you making these mistakes?

The Scuba Mask seems to be the piece of equipment that causes divers more problems than any other kit.When I am teaching I take time to ensure that my students understand what makes a “good fit” in a Scuba Mask and how to properly adjust a mask.Here are some solutions to problems I have encountered over the years:

When should you take your Advanced Open Water Course.

“Advanced courses of study or qualifications are intended for people who are already skilled or who have a good knowledge of a subject:”
After passing your Open Water Certification you should certainly meet this criteria!

The top 3 BCD mistakes that many divers make

The modern BCD is a very impressive piece of gear, however many divers use the BCD as their primary buoyancy device. Your lungs are your primary buoyancy device, your BCD is there to keep the tank on your back, enable you to float safely on the surface and ASSIST with GETTING NEUTRAL UNDERWATER.

How to use less Air while Scuba Diving


There are very few divers out there who don’t wish they could make that tank of air last longer.
There are no secrets to enjoying a longer dive, however it takes attention to detail and practice.

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