Helpful Diving Info
Do I Need to Know How To Swim to Scuba Dive?
This is a question that I often get asked, and really it is not as simple as YES or NO. If you want to become a certified scuba diver by doing the PADI Open Water Diver Course then the answer is yes. In the PADI Open Water Diver Course it is specified that you have to be able to swim 200 metres with any stroke and also have to be able to tread water or float for at least 10 minutes. The reason for this is not for the fact that scuba diving requires you to swim, but rather it is for yours and your groups safety. In the unlikely event that your BCD (Buoyancy Control Device) was to falter then there would be no device to keep you afloat [...] Read The Story Helpful Diving Info
How to Prepare a New Scuba Mask
There is a long going battle between scuba divers and foggy masks. There are a number or reason why a scuba diving mask may fog and one of those reasons is that the mask was not correctly prepared at the time of purchase. All new scuba masks have a thing film on silicone on the lens that occurs during the manufacturing process. You will need to remove this silicone prior to wearing the mask and applying any defog products. Tip #1: One of the reasons a scuba mask fogs is through exhaled air through your nose. Your exhaled air come from your lung which will operate at body temperature. This will always be significantly warmer [...] Read The Story Courses
Great Reason’s to get Scuba Certified
People worldwide are always looking for new exciting adventures, hobbies, sports & activities to take on. Things they can enjoy with their friends & families or even personal challanges like sky-diving, hiking, mountain biking, camping, fishing, golf etc. These activities are ether to take on a new hobby or maybe to personally challenge yourself & face a fear of heights with sky-diving. One activity that I personally believe that everyone worldwide should try out at least once in their life is scuba diving. In the PADI Open Water course at Aussie Divers Phuket you will learn all you need to know about scuba diving. This basic know [...] Read The Story