Belizes Blue Hole

Richard Branson Expiration of Beleze’s Blue Hole

With the historic scientific expedition to Belize’s Blue Hole fast approaching, Aquatica Submarines has announced Discovery Inc. as the Expedition media partner. Discovery will be conducting a live broadcast of the Expedition, which will be televised globally from 4pm-6pm EST on Sunday, December 2ndthrough the Discovery Channel. The live broadcast will profile the Expedition team and follow them from the surface to the bottom of the Blue Hole. Aquatica’s Chief Pilot and Oceanographer, Erika Bergman, will be joined by Sir Richard Branson and Fabien Cousteau [...]

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scuba divers

The Equipment Of The Scuba Diver

Not as Complicated as It May Look The first time for anything can be overwhelming, that first day of High School, your first date, your first driving lesson and, yes, your first diving lesson. When you slipped behind the steering wheel of the car for the first time, you had years of experience observing other drivers as they used the different tools – accelerator pedal, brakes, steering wheels – that a driver uses. Knowing the basic function of those items [...]

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Discover Scuba Diving

What Every Scuba Diver Should Know About Training Agencies

What is better, a Ford or a Chevy? That debate has been going on for over a hundred years and will likely still be going on a hundred years from now. On scuba diving message boards and dive boats around the world you will find a similar debate. What scuba diving training agency is the best? While the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) is the largest scuba diving certification agency in the world, it is not the only [...]

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Good Habits

How to Become a Certified Scuba Diver

Asking a Scuba Diver about diving will get you a response similar to asking a grandmother about her grandchildren. The answer could go on for hours. Unlike the grandmother, however, the diver’s stories are very likely to be exciting and you may start to envy their experiences. While the grandmother’s stories will only interest a few, the diver’s stories will have a more universal appeal. The stories may tell of their first encounter with a favorite species, or the [...]

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Specialty Courses

Specialty Courses

The Adventure Diver course is a subset of the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course. Have you always wanted to try digital underwater photography, fish identification or dry suit diving? There’s a long list of scuba adventures you can take part in during this program. Who should take this course? The Specialty courses is a subset of the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course. Have you always wanted to try digital underwater photography, fish identification or Enrich Air Nitrox? There’s a [...]

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Breathing from a Free-Flowing Scuba Diving Regulator

A second-stage free flow regulator happens when the downstream valve in the second stage sticks wide open. Most of us have experienced that at one time or other at the surface. You place your regulator in the water at the surface with its mouthpiece face-up, and the next thing you know, your reg is wildly free-flowing. Usually, all you have to do is put your thumb or hand over the mouthpiece or turn the reg face-down, submerged in the [...]

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Koh Tao diving Tour

Open Water Course

Description The PADI Open Water Diver is the most popular dive course on in the world; it has introduced millions of people to the dive community. The PADI Open Water Diver certification is a full scuba license that lets you dive anywhere in the world and allows you start adventure dive specialties. Your PADI instructor will guide you through the course at your own pace to make sure you understand everything involved in the course. PADI have develop an on line [...]

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Underwater Navigator

Underwater Navigator Specialty Course

Have you ever wonder how your instructor or Dive Master always find there way back to the boat or finds points of interest underwater. The Underwater Navigator course teachers you the skill and techniques to give you confidence to find your way around. Academic The Navigation course will teach you how to use the compass underwater using the bezel and the lubber line. To start with we make things easy by learning you with the cardinal points of north, south, east and [...]

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