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Christmas Inspiration; The Gift of Scuba Lessons

Christmas Inspiration; The Gift of Scuba Lessons

Do you need a creative gift idea this Christmas? Why not get your loved one a chance to Scuba Dive?This can be the perfect gift for those heading out on a winter vacation and want to have an adventure. You have a couple of options for courses. Discover Scuba $40 (plus GST)The Discover Scuba takes place at a swimming pool and allows the student a chance to try Scuba. You will work with an Instructor in the pool with all the gear and learn a few basic skills. This is a great gift for those wh …
2015 Nov 14th
Proper Fin Kicking Technique

Proper Fin Kicking Technique

  As hard as we try to prepare new divers for everything in the Open Water training course, many skills take additional time to develop. One of the most important and the most overlooked is kicking. Often overlooked because most divers do not realize how much a good kick will improve their dive. Better air consumption, more control during a dive and fewer muscle cramps are just to name a few pro's.  It needs to be said that being physically fit, good buoyancy and having a high quality …
2015 Oct 6th
Snorkeling: The do's and don'ts of skin diving

Snorkeling: The do's and don'ts of skin diving

Snorkeling seems easy and simple. Throw on a mask and snorkel and get in the water. It can be that simple if you follow a few important rules.Do's1. Get good gear and practice with it. There is nothing worse than getting to your vacation destination and realizing that you are missing a key piece of gear or that it does not fit. Before you go on your trip invest in high quality equipment.Mask-Look for a mask with high grade silicone, this is softer and holds a seal on your face better and more co …
2015 Sep 30th
Technical Diving

Technical Diving

Want to explore deep wrecks? Explore underwater caves? Stay longer at depth? If you answer yes to any of these questions, then technical dive training is what you need.Unlike recreational sport diving which keeps you within no-decompression limits and a depth limit of 130 feet, technical diving lets us go deeper and/or stay longer at depth with proper knowledge, training, and experience.Is this type of diving safe? As with any type of diving, technical diving has risks. To reduce the risk …
2014 Feb 16th