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Diving, scuba diving & snorkeling articles

Diving, scuba diving & snorkeling articles

Diving, scuba diving & snorkeling articles

Welcome to Abyssdiveclub.org - a diving, scuba diving and snorkeling guide for amateur underwater enthusiasts looking to enjoy dive experiences. Below you will find links to our featured articles.

Scuba diving introduction

Scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus, the scuba diver is totally self reliant as he/she will carry all the necessary equipment to stay under water without having to return to the surface.

Scuba diving history

Men and women have been free diving for many centuries, in ancient Greece divers who dived to depths holding their breath have hunted for sponges with the story of scyllis being the most famous of all Greeks in 500 BC.

Scuba diving certification

Scuba diving popularity has increased dramatically over recent years and there are now thousands of schools around the world which offer certification in diving, but how do you know which one to go for and what does certification mean?

Scuba diving suits

The scuba diving suit is an essential piece of equipment when diving, it aids in keeping the diver warm and helps to prevent hyperthermia and is also used to help protect against elements under water such as stings from sea urchins and avoiding cuts and grazes.

Scuba diving equipment checklist

As safety should be the most primary concern when scuba diving you should always check and re check your gear before attempting any dive.

Scuba diving certification questions

If you are serious about scuba diving, then becoming certified is a must, by becoming certified you will be able to rent or purchase equipment used for diving, get refills for your tanks and the certificate never expires.

Diving safety tips

Staying warm and avoiding getting cold is essential both before your dive, during your dive and after your dive, there are some thing's you can do and precautions you can take to help ensure you stay warm.

Diving & Sharks

Encountering a Shark underwater is considered the stuff of nightmares for most people yet for divers it can be the stuff of dreams.

Diving, scuba diving & snorkeling articles

Scuba diving introduction

Scuba diving history

Scuba diving certification

Scuba diving suits

Scuba diving equipment checklist

Essential scuba diving equipment

Diving - decompression sickness

Dive marshalling

Diving safely & deeper

How to become a PADI certified scuba diver

Diving - navigating underwater

Diving - nitrogen narcosis

Pressure problems - Nonpulmonary Barotrauma

Scuba diving certification questions

Safely reducing air consumption when diving

Diving safety tips

Diving - staying safe underwater

Controlling buoyancy when diving tips

Visibility during the dive

Diving & Sharks

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