Scuba Shack Radio
We all use our GPS devices to help us navigate. Great if we are driving our car or looking for a specific location, but right now using GPS to navigate underwater is a bit of a challenge. While there are technologies on the horizon that use GPS for und...
A PADI Pro Night is a time to get together with a PADI dive shop to learn more about what it takes to become a leader in the scuba diving community as a PADI Professional. It doesn’t matter if you are a seasoned diver or just starting out.
The PADI Equipment Specialist course is a combination of electronic learning and classroom that can be either in person or virtual. This course is not a service technician course. Rather it is designed to give you the knowledge of how and why certain p...
49. Maintaining your BCD, Oceanographic Magazine and Sea Hunt – It’s Still Alive at the Point of No Return
One of the ways you can ensure that your buoyancy compensating device (BCD) is operating properly is to make sure that you properly clean and inspect the BCD after diving. First you will want to clean out your bladder.
Geoengineering can be another weapon in the fight against climate change. Geoengineering refers to large-scale schemes for intervention in the earth’s ocean, soil and atmosphere with the aim of reducing the effects of climate change.
When is the last time you had your underwater camera system out. If it has been a while you might want to consider taking it out, making sure it was properly cleaned before you put it in storage, and that you do an inventory of all the components.
46. DEMA 2020 Recap, the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000 and Sea Hunt – It’s Still Alive – Synthetic Hero
The Dive Equipment and Marketing Association held it’s annual conference virtually this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The show featured a number of virtual presentations that were fairly effective and gave a feel to being there.
45. A discussion on tank valves, the Ocean-based Climate Solution Act of 2020 and Dick Anderson – a pioneer in scuba diving
Tank valves are sometimes taken for granted. Although seemingly simple there are a number of parts deep inside you valve that will deteriorate over time. Tank valves should be periodically overhauled. One recommendation is that you can have it overhaul...
44. A discussion on decompression theory, Diving Against Debris, and Your Next Dive takes you to Cayman Brac
Decompression theory is the study and modeling of how inert gas gets from our lungs to our body and then how it is released from our body. All decompression models have evolved from the work by John Scott Haldane.
The PADI Rescue Diver course is an extremely challenging and rewarding evolution. Our course consisted of knowledge development – done through a thorough and comprehensive electronic learning, a review of that material through a virtual meeting,