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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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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Scuba Diving – Should I try it?
Discover Scuba Diving Gran Canaria

The First Time Underwater… I am sure everybody that tried scuba diving once remembers the amazing feeling of being weightless and hovering through the ocean.  I clearly do! I did my first try dive in Santorini, a beautiful Island in Greece. I truly remember this day as if it was yesterday. Our Instructor explained us very […]

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“You are a very good instructor!” – 7 Things You Should Know Before Saying This

You are a very good instructor… …something almost any diver can identify is how many different styles of teaching dive professionals may have and how many different systems they employ. All scuba diving organisations train their professionals to focus on safety and the control of the student. They have been well prepared for the job they are […]

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The Bad Habit of Overweighting
Scuba Diving Gran Canaria Overweight Bad Buoyancy

The Bad Habit of Overweighting Finally the day has arrived – your desired holidays start. After waiting for a long time you arrived in that tropical country preparing your diving gear. The divemaster is taking care of you and asks you a simple question:  “How many weights do you need?” You check your logbook and answer:  “Well, […]

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