Practising safety on board the boat is also important – nobody wants to miss out on a dive due to a mishap on the boat before the dive even starts. Watch for these common causes of injuries, and take steps to avoid them.
TRIPS, SLIPS AND FALLS
Trips and falls are a common hazard, but you can easily avoid them by following these few simple tips.
• Keep your gear stowed and appropriately secured.
• Always watch for possible trip or slip hazards (especially in wet storage areas).
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TECHNICAL DIVING TIMELINE (1660–1999)
It’s fair to say that the emergence of “technical diving” in the late 1980s, that is, the introduction of mixed gas technology, and later mixed gas rebreathers to the sport diving community, represented the culmination of hundreds of years of scientific discovery and technological development.
FLYING AFTER DIVING
From the Safety Stop
DIAGNOSING DECOMPRESSION ILLNESS
Dive Slate: Stay Safe On Board
When preparing for a dive, safety is at the top of the list – checking gear, learning potential site hazards and discussing procedures with your divemaster or buddy.
From The Medical Line: Diving After DCS
DAN medical information specaialists and researchers answer your dive medicine questions
Risk Mitigation: Hose Failure
An unexpected outcome
Cave Exploration: Beginning With The End In Mind
Building complex adventures on simple skills
Top 10 Wrecks Of Asia-Pacific
We present a curated list of the top 10 most famous wrecks found in the Asia-Pacific region, listed in no particular order
The Making Of A World Record-Breaking Diver
Descending more than 300 metres into the depths of the ocean may sound like a daunting prospect to even the most seasoned diver. But to one man, it was just another a challenge that he set for himself to see how far he was able to push the envelope.
101 Tips On Becoming A Better Tek Diver
Technical diving takes divers beyond the typical recreational scuba diving limits, opening up many new and exciting possibilities.
Readers Choice: Best Destinations For Photography
Species diversity, ideal in-water conditions and weird wonders earn these destinations top honors
Underwater, it’s vital to remember what’s really important
In It To Win It
Competition can help you improve your shots
A Studio In Your Hand
Video can bring non-divers into the underwater action
Breathing air from a tank isn’t the only way to explore beneath the waves.
Underwater photography – Do No Harm
Tips for being an ethical underwater photographer
Eat, Dive, Sleep, Repeat
How to get ready for maximum time in the water
How can I plan my dives to minimize risk?
Ascend: Sea Heroes
Sea Hero FRANCESCA VIRDIS Bringing divers together to protect Bonaire’s greatest treasure
Beyond The Homestead
There is nothing better than deflating the tyres, hitting the dirt and feeling like you are the only person on this planet – googs track offers just that.