“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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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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The Riviera Maya – A Top Diving Destination
Diving Riviera Maya Scuba Diving Gran Canaria

Famous for endless white sand beaches and populated by exclusive resorts. The Riviera Maya is a world class holiday destination. Millions of people from all around the world visit Mexico’s Caribbean coast. Most are seeking for rest, sun and perhaps a visit to the ancient Mayan ruins. But Mexico also offers some of the most […]

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