Diveplanit contributor and tech diving instructor Yvonne Press explains reasons to get into tech diving and how to go about it.
Some dive destinations lend themselves to liveaboard diving and at others there are only resorts. But what about Raja Ampat – what’s best resort or liveaboard?
Egypt’s Red Sea is a Mecca for divers wanting to explore coral reefs and shipwrecks. On a week-long liveaboard trip around the northern Red Sea you can dive an incredible variety of shipwrecks.
Diversion Dive Travel agency announced as the dive travel partner of Diveplanit – the dive content marketing and ocean advocacy group
On each Dive with A Purpose week, divers can join the marine expeditions and get involved in COTS removal and collect valuable data on the diverse reef fish communities and larger megafauna such as sharks, manta rays and turtles.
Diveplanit reviews the Ninja Shark full face snorkelling mask – produced by a little Aussie family business.
One of Diveplanit’s intrepid explorers, Heather Sutton, gives us her recent account of a Rodney Fox Shark Expedition Great White Shark cage diving trip.
For a country that has no real history of soccer, America has scored some big own goals – one of the biggest – the SS President Coolidge celebrates its 75th Anniversary a week today!
So you’re on a liveaboard in Raja with the screaming shits and sunburn, and you open your first aid kit and it’s full of … triangular bandages!
We suggest a more practical scuba divers first aid kit.
Which is the best scuba diving certification? PADI or SSI? Both certifications are accepted the world over, and both have on-line eLearning programs. So what’s the difference? And is one system better than the other?
With increasing numbers of divers, diving the same sites over and over it’s particularly important that you leave no trace of your visit. Do you really practice sustainable diving? How many of these best practices do you observe?
Those who regularly dive on Liveaboards will tell you it’s the best way to dive, whilst those who don’t, wonder why you’d want to spend a week’s vacation cooped up on a boat! So we explored the merits of each – for you to see the other side – and maybe try it.