10 Things to Know Before Booking a Maldives Local Island Diving Trip

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Thinking of staying on a local island in the Maldives? Here’s everything you need to know before booking your trip! Scuba diving from a local island in the Maldives is still something of a mystery to many divers. Until seven years ago, almost all dive tourists would either choose to […]
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The PADI Adaptive Techniques Specialty with Kids Scuba, Malaysia

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PADI IDC Staff Instructor at Kids Scuba, Hj Syed Abd Rahman is no stranger to working with people with disabilities. That’s why it should come as no surprise that he was part of the US Adaptive Technique Specialty Advisory Board which developed the PADI Adaptive Techniques Specialty course. The PADI […]
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Becoming a PADI Master Instructor with Beth Sanders

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Written by Kayleigh Relf In anticipation of PADI’s Women’s Dive Day on 21 July 2018, it is with pleasure that we recently interviewed Beth Sanders, PADI Master Instructor and Sales and Marketing Specialist at Camel Dive Club in Sharm el Sheikh. Beth is a passionate dive who has been living […]
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14 Female Instagrammers Who’ll Make You Want to Dive Around the Globe

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When we’ve used up all our vacation time, we live vicariously through the Instagram feeds of these adventurous ladies. Follow them to find inspiration for your next dive trip, or tag a friend who loves to travel and invite them to get certified for PADI® Women’s Dive Day (21 July […]
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4 Spectacular Fun-Dive Spots For Freediving in Dahab, Egypt

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This laid-back Egyptian town on the east coast on the Sinai Peninsula is a freediver’s paradise. Home to the Blue Hole, a world-renowned training ground for pro freedivers and those that want to ‘go deep’. It also boasts some of the most spectacular underwater scenery in the world, much of […]
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One Woman, Seven Continents

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PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Sarah Gauthier, aka Scuba Sarah, discovered her sense of female empowerment from looking up to the first woman in her life, her mother. “I have always admired my mum’s courage. She is a really determined woman,” Scuba Sarah says. “I think of my mother as […]
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The 11 Best Nitrox Diving Destinations

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Whether you’re already a Nitrox diver or not, you’ve likely heard the benefits. Extended bottom time and reducing the need to “push” near air no decompression limits are two of the big ones. If staying down longer and getting back in the water sooner sounds like a great idea, Nitrox […]
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7 Ocean-Saving Charities to Support Right Now

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We all want to do our part. We participate in clean-ups and spread the word about reducing plastic waste. But, as much as we do, we often feel led to do more. One of the best ways to do more in terms of protecting the planet is to support the […]
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Introducing New PADI AmbassaDiver, Luca Hales

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Let us introduce you to our newest PADI AmbassaDiver, Luca Hales… Hi Luca, how did you get into scubadiving? I first got into scuba diving at the age of 8 years old, from a very young age I’ve loved the sea! As a child growing up my favorite film was […]
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Visit an underwater photography exhibition in Switzerland for PADI Women’s Dive Day

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It’s not every day you hear about an underwater photography exhibition, so when we heard that Valeria Machado was planning one on the 21st July for PADI Women’s Dive Day we just had to find out a bit more… This is a pretty unique idea, how did you come up […]
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Raising the Awareness of Freediving with AmbassaDiver Renee Blundon

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With PADI Women’s Dive Day on the horizon, we spoke to freediving PADI AmbassaDiver Renee Blundon on why she thinks it to important to raise the awareness of freediving, particularly with women… How important is it to you to raise awareness of Freediving? I think raising awareness of freediving is […]
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