The Mediterranean Sea – A Forgotten Jewel
Scuba Legends, Mediterranean Sea

When one thinks about the best diving destinations, we almost always imagine tropical waters, white-sand beaches and vibrant colourful corals. But there is a place, a place full of history, where everything started. Here, lies one of the most biodiverse regions in the world. It features some of the longest cave systems among the most spectacular underwater […]

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“One Billion Dollar Baby” – PADI for Sale!

PADI for sale for 1 billion US-Dollar… BACKGROUND Providence Equity Partners (PEP) bought a major stake of the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) in 2015. As a first change, they reduced considerably the personnel in the PADI Headquarters. Since then, PADI concentrates big economical efforts to expand the company to Middle East Asia. NOWADAYS In the […]

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Nitrogen Narcosis Uncovered
nitrogen Narcosis

Nitrogen Narcosis, a word we hear constantly in the conversations of divers. It seems to be the source of many funny underwater stories and others not so fun. Like many of the things in diving, there are as many theories as there are divers in the world. But, what exactly is Nitrogen Narcosis? How does […]

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Buoyancy Session 2 – The Descent
Buoyancy tips

The descent seems one of the simplest parts of diving. You just deflate your BC, get ready to equalize and the fun starts. But in fact, the descent is very important and should be well managed. The descent as such is the beginning of your immersion. Think about this: If you start already your dive with […]

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Breaking News – Another Scuba Diving Icon Sold
Aqua Lung Sold

BREAKING NEWS…BREAKING NEWS…BREAKING NEWS… Air Liquide, a french company and owner of the world famous brand Aqua Lung, just announced the sale of the entire firm to Montagu Private Enquiry company. Last October, Air Liquide started the conversations to sell one of the icons of their brand. After 2 months of negotiations they reached an […]

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The Northern Red Sea
Red Sea

The Red Sea is one of the most famous scuba diving destinations in the world. It got its name from the huge blooms of algae that turn the water reddish when they recede. The Red Sea is an unchanging landscape. Vast empty deserts reaching as far as the eye can see and serve as the […]

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Buoyancy Session 1 – The Buoyancy Check
buoyancy check Open Water Course

Good buoyancy starts at the surface, even before gearing up. It starts with the decision about the amount of weight you are planning to dive with. Why? Starting a dive properly weighted is probably the most crucial contributing factor of performing good buoyancy while diving. If you begin your dive over-weighted, it won’t matter how much you […]

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