Kids Sea Camp is a program that combines everything an ocean-loving family could ask for in a vacation: loads of diving for the adults, kid-tailored PADI certification and specialty courses for kids 10 and up, SASY and Seal Team scuba-prep offerings for younger children, and educational experiences and fun social events for everyone involved. Kids Sea Camp helped my little diver experience an underwater breakthrough.
Finding a wetsuit that fits you like a second skin is 90 percent of the battle. Seals, seams and zippers: none of this matters if the wetsuit doesn't fit. Gaps in your arm pits, spaces between your legs, behind your knees or in the curvature of your spine will let water in and pump it around the inside of your suit, literally sucking the heat out of you.
Now you can download the PADI App for your iPhone or Android phone and locate any PADI Dive Center or Resort in the world. Search by city and state, zip code, country or use your current location. View results on a map or in a list format starting with the one closest to you. Select the phone number and immediately contact the store with the touch of your finger. Or, view the more details option to find out the store’s address/location, email address or if it’s a PADI Five Star Dive Center or Resort.
Many scuba gear manufacturers have brought travel-specific equipment to the market that weigh less, pack more easily and make travel generally more convenient, from regulators that weigh next to nothing to BCs that fold into nice, neat packages and nearly every category in between.
Society members who enroll in the Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course this December are eligible for a free mesh bag. What will you learn? Search and recovery dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques