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How To Properly Clear A Flooded Mask

If there's one thing that is guaranteed in the world of diving, it's that you will, at some point, have to clear a flooded mask. Perhaps your mask starts leaking for some reason during the dive and you have to continue to clear it until you can surface safely. Or maybe you didn't defog your…
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5 Reason You Should Become A Master Diver

Master Diver is the ultimate rating for a recreational diver.  If you want to be the best of the best among your diving peers without going pro, become a Master Diver.  Not only will you become extremely comfortable and proficient in the water, but you will be among the elite 2% of scuba divers that earn…
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10 Easy Ways To Cut Out Single-Use Plastic

This month marks an amazing step forward in conserving our oceans. McDonald's announced their goal to phase out plastic straws by 2025.  And just this week, Starbucks also announced it’s plan to eliminate plastic straws in all of their stores by 2020. Plastic straws are one of this biggest offenders when it comes to plastic…
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How To Choose The Best Snorkel

Anyone who wants to spend some quality time in the water, whether be it a diver or snorkeler, needs a good quality snorkel.  When you walk into a dive store it's easy to become overwhelmed by the vast selection of snorkels displayed on the wall.  There seems to be an endless number of different brands,…
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Packing Tips For Dive Travel

If you are like most avid divers, you’ve spent time and a decent amount of money on accumulating all the dive gear you need to explore the underwater world we love. Protecting that investment should be your top priority when packing for a dive trip. Don't fear! Protecting your gear is not rocket science and…
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Is Your Gear Ready For Some Summer Diving?

It's that time of year. The sun is shining, the weather is warming up, kids are finishing up the school year, and that blue water is calling your name. But before you dust off your dive gear and jump right in, we have a few tips on what you should do before-hand to get diving…
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Decompression Sickness Part 3: How To Treat It

Over the past couple of weeks, we have discussed the many signs and symptoms associated with Decompression Sickness and how to prevent it from happening to you.  Like with all things in life, there are risks and DCS just happens to be one of the main risks to diving.  In the unlikely event that this may…
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Decompression Sickness Part 2: How To Recognize It

In last weeks blog post we discussed Part 1 in our series about Decompression Sickness: how to prevent it. Obviously, it’s best to do everything you can possibly do to prevent yourself from getting decompression sickness, however, there are times when a diver may accidentally dive too deep for too long and get bent. There…
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