One of the biggest mistakes new divers make is not connecting with their local diving community. It doesn’t matter if you got certified somewhere else, local divers love to share their favorite diving hotspots. It’s like when a friend visits from out of town and you get to show them all the most fun and...
When to Call Off a Dive and How to Do It
One of the most difficult (but important) things you may ever do as a diver is call off a dive. During the Open Water Diver course® we all learned: anyone can end a dive for any reason. Simple, right? Unfortunately, some divers overthink the situation. They worry their diving companions will be disappointed, or cling...
Scuba Diving If You Wear Contacts or Glasses
Here are the two most popular options for divers with less-than-perfect vision.
5 Inspiring Stories from Lockdown
For some PADI Pros, lockdown was an opportunity to invest in the health of the ocean and their local community.
Women’s Dive Day Transforms Lives and Opens the Door to the Underwater World
On July 18, many of us will participate in Women’s Dive Day digitally instead of in person. Here some inspiring Women’s Dive Day stories from our community.