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 [...] Read The Story Helpful Diving Info
Flying After Scuba Diving
Flying after scuba diving is possibly one of the most asked questions when booking a day trip or PADI course here in Phuket, Thailand. "When is it safe to fly? Can i fly the same day as scuba diving? If i finish my course on Friday can i fly that night?" This question is covered in all beginners Open Water Course's, however the recommendations do change from time to time, and if you haven't dived in a while you may have simply forgotten some dive theory (perhaps you need a refresher?). There are also a few different numbers thrown around when asking people in the dive community, 12 hours? 8 hours? 24 hours? Single dives – A minimum pre-flight surface interval [...] Read The Story Courses
New Aussie Divers Phuket – PADI Instructor Development Course – Website
With our desires firmly fixed on becoming the worlds best scuba diving centre Aussie Divers Phuket are entering a new era of PADI Instructor Development training. We believe we have formed an exciting and professional team headed by world renowned PADI multi Platinum Course Director Christophe Pace, Course Director Darren Gaspari, Master Instructor Simon Creed and Staff Instructor Ashley Walker along with the highly professional team of Aussie Divers Phuket instructors. Along with our new training centre located on the Chalong Pier road with have now launched a brand new website dedicated to out PADI Instructor Development courses. http://idc.aussiediversphuket.com We are proud of our new design and we believe it to be one of the most informative and up to date PADI IDC websites [...] Read The Story