Buoyancy Sessions 4 – Improve your trim
Improve your trim

With our article Introduction to trim you understood how does your trim affect both buoyancy and efficient air consumption. Now it’s time to get into it. Your trim depends basically on the weight distribution and, to a small extent, on the position of your body. You are looking for a perfect balance that allows you to remain in a […]

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Hollis and Oceanic Sold
Hollis Sold

This year is definitely the year of changes in the diving industry. First was the acquisition of Aqualung , and then the never-ending soap opera of the PADI sell. Now, Huish Outdoors, LLC  acquires Oceanic and Hollis brands from American Underwater Products (“AUP”). With this acquisition, Huish Outdoors makes up a powerful group. It will hold some […]

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The amazing parrot fish

A white sand beach merges with a turquoise sea on a dreamy sunset. Where does all this beautiful, soft, white sand come from? In tropical and subtropical areas one of the main suppliers of sand is neither Neptune nor a beached mermaid, but it is the amazing parrotfish. This incredible fish, often ignored by divers, contributes 80% […]

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The PADI statement about its sell

  As we announced last March, Padi has been sold to a consortium of investors for 700 million dollars. Since the news flooded the social media there had been no statement from the Dive Organisation. Finally, on 16 May, PADI CEO Drew Richardson released the following statement: PADI announces an exciting change of ownership to a […]

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Buoyancy Sesions 3: Introduction to trim

Now that you are proper weighted (buoyancy session 1) and you performed a perfect descent (buoyancy session 2), it is time to decide in which position will you swim. That “small” decision is more important that what may seem.  Trim. An unknown word for many divers. The trim is the biggest victim of the rush […]

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7 Tips to Remain Near the Fish
How to remain near the fish

Everything you do underwater transmits information to the fish around you.  When diving, you become part of a new world with its own interaction rules. It is important to understand those rules. Knowing how fish interact with other fish will help us to enjoy the company of some animals much longer than what you can imagine. Let’s put the case of […]

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After 60 hours lost in a cave, they find him… Alive!

Saturday 15th of April. “Sa Piqueta”, Mallorca (Spain). One of the largest caves systems in Europe That Saturday, as usual, Francisco Gràcia,  was surveying the cave. Suddenly Francisco realised that he had not enough air to reach the exit. He decided to wait in one of the “domos” (an air cavity inside the cave) while the […]

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The Coral Triangle: Muck Diving Destination
Macro Diving Scuba Diving Gran Canaria

Who doesn’t dream of a whale shark encounter while diving? Or dream of shoals of mantas, pods of dolphins, solitary sharks, and graceful whales? But who dreams of the small creatures? It’s not only encounters with big animals that will make your dive spectacular. Muck diving  refer to locations where macro species tend to gather, […]

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Diving Between Immortals
Scuba Legends

The search for the secret of endless youth has been one of the biggest crusades amongst history. For centuries it tortured the souls of emperors, dictators, great thinkers and scientists. Nowadays, the question “Is there a source of eternal youth? ” seems close to be answered. Once more, the oceans bring us the solution for another big […]

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