Looking for some scuba diving information? You have come to the right place because we have lots for you!
There is alot of information to digest when you are starting out scuba diving - or are thinking about giving it a try. So to help make it a bit more manageable, we have divided the information into two sections:
Part One: This is for the person who has never dove before and is thinking about taking up diving and
Part Two: This is for the new diver and/or the diver that needs a refresher (after a prolonged period away from diving, it is always good to get back to the basics).
If you are thinking about taking dive classes and getting your dive certification - welcome to the club. It is a wonderful sport that will open up a whole new world for you.
If you do decide to take the plunge, I don't think you will regret it.
We have lots of information on this site to help you get acquainted with the sport and help you make informed decisions about starting a dive career. You should find the following pages helpful in making your decision about whether to dive or not:
Scuba Diving Basics
This page gives an overview of the sport and answers some basic questions such as "What does scuba stand for?" and "What do you do when you go scuba diving?"
Scuba Diving Resort Course
Resort courses are a great way to get an introduction to scuba diving. You learn the basic fundamentals of diving and get to go on a dive without any major commitments. This page gives you all the details you need to know before you take a course.
Scuba Diving Certification
Here you will find out what it takes to get certified - including how long it takes and what you need to do during your scuba diving lessons. You will find all the basics on dive certification here. You can also read about our dive certification experience in New York City.
Scuba Diving Costs
Unfortunately, scuba diving is not a cheap sport. It takes some money to get certified, get equipment and get diving. Here we give you the lowdown on what you can expect to pay when you go diving. This may be some scuba diving information you don't want to know!
Scuba Diving Safety Rules
We all know we take some risk when we go underwater but there are things we can do to increase our odds of having a safe and uneventful dive. These tips should go a long way in making a safe dive a reality. It is always good to review these rules before you go under. We certainly don't want to add to the number of scuba diving deaths!
Scuba Diving Bends/Decompression Illness
This is definitely something to be avoided. We have a primer on the bends which explains what it is, what causes it and, most importantly, how to avoid it.
Scuba Diving Tips
We have pages of scuba diving information here. You'll find tips for controlling buoyancy, improving air consumption, equalizing ears, how much to tip, more tips on dive safety, tips on what to do on different types of specialty dives and more. Use these tips to increase many types of diving skills.
We give you our top picks for a Caribbean dive vacation for new divers. There are lots of islands in the region but we think these choices are most appropriate for beginner scuba divers.
Guides to Scuba Gear
Find all the information you need to know about different types of scuba equipment. We explain how gear works and what you need to look for when you are purchasing your scuba gear.
Scuba Dive Vacations
This sport is addicting and will undoubtedly lead to some dive vacations. We have information on different types of dive vacations and give you some tips on packing all that scuba gear.
Scuba Diving Insurance.
Before you take off on that dive trip, you will want to get some insurance. We give you all the nitty gritty here as well as information on providers of dive insurance.
Hopefully I have given you all the scuba diving information you need to get started. If you haven't found what you wanted, you can do a search of this site below. We have hundreds of pages so chances are we probably have covered it somewhere.
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