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Omitting your Pre-dive Buoyancy Check?

A Scuba diver survives a life-threatening hazard caused by the omission of the pre-dive buoyancy check – plus a personal anecdote from Diveplanit which could equally have been disastrous.

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No diver wants to think about decompression illness

No diver wants to think about decompression illness – and that’s part of the problem. Here’s a little reminder from DAN that calling for advice sooner rather than when it’s too late can make a big difference to treatment.

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Insufficient Dive Planning or No Dive Plan?

One of the most common mistakes divers make is insufficient dive planning. Dive plans do not need to be complicated – in fact, often the simpler the better. DAN provides some pointers on the basics of a dive plan.

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What is remote diving? We asked DAN AP

With more divers adventuring to far-flung locations in search of remote, untouched dive sites, DAN is managing incidents that present increasing challenges. Don’t be the one caught out without dive travel insurance.

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Tropical Dive Trips: Ten Tips for Safe Diving

Guest blogger, Stan Bugg, DAN Asia-Pacific Director and Instructor, presents some top tips, and Diveplanit’s own correspondent Simon, provides the contrasting real life experiences, like the time he didn’t do a buddy check and stepped off a boat without his mask on!