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Do I Need to Know How To Swim to Scuba Dive?

Do I Need to Know How To Swim to Scuba Dive?

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5 Reasons You Should Consider Phuket, Thailand For Your PADI IDC

Are you thinking about becoming a PADI Instructor? If you are then you may have heard of the PADI IDC, or Instructor Development Course. The PADI IDC is the course you are required to take after you have achieved PADI Divemaster level in order to become an instructor. After completing your IDC, and having 100 logged dives, you’ll be ready to take the PADI Instructor Exams. This might sound daunting but it’s not – it’s just to check that you have fully understood what you learned during your IDC! As a PADI Instructor, the world is your oyster and you can get paid to travel and work at amazing dive destinations worldwide. So i [...]

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What to do in Phuket Sandbox – Scuba Diving

Phuket business' including the Phuket Scuba Diving fraternity are ecstatic to have tourists returning to our small island. Here is a blog with an option in what to do during your Phuket Sandbox stay. We welcome you all and hope that you have a great stay. Book a Phuket Sandbox Dive Trip: Contact Us So you have arrived to Phuket as a part Sandbox opening and what you can do. Although there are a lot of activities that are still closed, scuba diving in Phuket is up and running. Scuba Diving is a family activity and can be by anyone over the age of 10 years and is enjoyed by adults well into their 60’s and 70’s. [...]

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How to buy a Dive Computer

There are plenty of different dive computer on the market. It can be a daunting task and an expensive one. Here is a blog on how to buy a dive computer and hopefully these few tips will make your purchase a successful one. During this article we are assuming you are relatively new at purchasing a dive computer and a recreational scuba diver. If you are plan a life as a tech diver with mixed gases or rebreathers it is always good to talk to the instructors that specialize in that field. Yes, that is an obvious question and of course the answer will be for scuba diving. One of the really cool and obvious feature of a dive c [...]

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How long will my scuba tank last?

A question we often get asked is how long will my scuba tank last? Unfortunately there is no simple answer to that question as there are a few variables. Hopefully in this blog we can help answer that question. Your breathing rate depends on your level of exercise (energy output) and the depth that you dive. The higher your level of exercise, the harder you work, the more oxygen you need and the more Carbon Dioxide (CO2) you will produce. In order to remove the CO2 from your lungs while scuba diving, you must inhale air. So, the more exercise you do under the water the more you will breathe, and the quicker you will use your [...]

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Expert Tips to Safer Scuba Diving

The scuba diving industry loves to speak positively of scuba diving. We love to talk of the magical marine live and tropical islands. However as fantastic activity scuba diving is, it does come with inherent risks and if the risks are not avoided accidents can occur and fatalities do happen.This is a part of scuba diving we don't often talk about. Here are Nine Expert Tips to Safer Scuba Diving. In 2015 Peter J Denoble MD., Dr.Sc, edited a report commissioned by the Divers Alert Network, titles Medical Examination of Diving Fatalities Symposium Proceedings. This report was produced with the assistance of a range of scuba diving expe [...]

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Medical Fitness for Scuba Diving

For all of those that have started a PADI scuba diving course you will be familiar with Medical Fitness for Scuba Diving form. For those about to start a course it will generally be the first piece of paperwork you see. The purpose of establishing fitness to dive is to reduce risk of a range of diving related medical conditions associated with known or suspected pre-existing conditions. This has no reference to their diving skills. Scuba diving does involve some risk and pre-sexisting medical conditions can make the risk of a fatality while diving much higher. As a result, the regulations, requirements and medical standards relatin [...]

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How to treat Coral Cuts and Scrapes

Dealing with coral cuts and scrapes is a common part of scuba diving and here is some tips on how to treat them. Although scuba divers do their best not touch coral, accident contact does occur. This can cause itching, burning sensations, pain and sometimes rashes. These injuries can take weeks, even months to heal. Here we will look at why this is so and what we can do to treat these injuries if they occur. Corals are covered by a soft layer of living tissues. The soft layer is situated on top of the hard layer of coral. When you cut yourself on some, the under hard layer does the cutting and the soft top layer matter remai [...]

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Day Trip Diving In Thailand

When scuba diving in Phuket you'll be embarking on what is referred to as 'Day Trip Scuba Diving', day trips will take you to one or many of the Islands around Phuket that house our outstanding reefs & wrecks. Because these Islands are typically one to two hours from the mainland by boat it works out much better if you do multiple dives while you are out there. Day trip diving here in Thailand will usually see you doing two or three dives per day, which is awesome because you get to see a multitude of different dive sites, marine life and scenery for a relatively low price, plus we get you back home in time for dinner.

Day trip diving is suitable for divers of all levels, whether experienced, new, or total beginners, including Discover Scuba Divers, we have many options for day trip divers, including Phi Phi Island, Racha Noi & Racha Yai and the King Cruiser Wreck. Basically it is just a matter of deciding which day trip and dive sites best suit your level of diving comfort and then contact Aussie Divers to book it.

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