Today's blog post comes to us from guest  blogger and PADI Course Director Stefan Campo... On Friday 15th Feb, I got an email from PADI saying that I made it onto the 2013 PADI Course Director Training Course in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia!  But how did I get this far? Let's start from the beginning... In...
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The Best Coral Reef Safe Sunscreen for Scuba Diving? View the updated post... Growing up in the Pacific Northwest United States, sunscreen was something I bought once every five years. This a terrible idea, of course, because sunscreens expire in 1-3 years. I wised up after becoming an active diver and have spent many a morning...
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PADI Diving Society members returned to Grand Cayman’s Sunset House for another week of diving, parties and friends. During the weeklong event (1-8 June 2013), Total Subers got a chance to dive with Dan Orr, President of Divers Alert Network (DAN); Marty McCafferty, DAN Medical Information Specialist; David Espinosa, Editor of Sport Diver and Elly...
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Tucked away on the other side of some formidable mountain passes (still closed in June this year due to snow) and long road tunnels sits the Italian part of Switzerland - The canton of  Ticino. The change from one side of the mountains to the other can be drastic, not just from the linguistic point of going from...
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It's not if but when you'll rely on the contents of your save-a-dive kit: the zipper on your dry suit won’t budge, your buddy forgets his/her mask, an o-ring blows. If you're not prepared, you're not diving. Don't wait to learn the hard way: use our list below to start assembling your save a dive...
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Who would you rather have as a buddy? An Open Water Diver or a PADI Rescue Diver? Scuba diving is the gateway to a lifetime of exciting adventures, and by continuing your training through PADI’s Rescue Diver course you can experience greater confidence and comfort when diving. Whether you're a newly certified diver or PADI...
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