Month: May 2018

Basic Skills Tech Divers Tend to Get Lazy With

Basic Skills Tech Divers Tend to Get Lazy With When the first “Technical Divers” started to evolve and climb out of the primordial soup of the recreational realm, some would argue they were light years ahead of the modern day recreational divers of today who desire to make the same journey. Without getting into a […]

3 Tips for Diving Nitrox Safely

3 Tips for Diving Nitrox Safely by Cris Merz: Diving with Nitrox has brought divers many benefits over the years including longer bottom times, shorter surface intervals, longer repetitive dives, and much more. However, with the good, comes the bad… often followed by the ugly. Nitrox has depth limitations because it increases the risk of […]

Tips for Avoiding Mask Leaks

Tips for Avoiding Mask Leaks by John Brumm A leaky mask has got to be the most annoying thing a diver has to deal with when trying to enjoy a dive (with a fogged-up mask coming in a close second). So any extra effort you can invest in the dive store fitting a new mask […]

6 Tips for Conserving Your Breathing Gas

6 Tips for Conserving Your Breathing Gas by Dr. Thomas Powell: New divers often get into the sport of scuba diving thinking that the more breathing gas they carry, the longer they can stay underwater. Similarly, many new divers compare themselves to friends who have been diving for longer periods and feel like they are […]