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One of the biggest concerns about being pregnant for me was the building anxiety of what it would be like getting back into the water after birth. I got around lots of my worries by doing the following things: Seeking advice from my HSE Doctor about general rules of thumb for returning to the water and when was medically safe. This included C-Section options.Staying up to date with PADI updates and webinars.Following DAN and their network updates about scuba diving issues for women.Joining social media groups like ‘Girls that scuba’ to digitally listen in on other people’s conversations about related…

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We are organizing an expedition (liveaboard) where we will cover the best of the Philippines and hit ALL the hot spots including Tubbataha and Malapescua. We will also EXPLORE new, practically unknown dive spots such as the Ticao, Ramblon and Marinduque areas. On the big animal action side, we have on the menu : Tresher sharks (one of the 2 world hotspots + new spot), Whalesharks, Gray sharks and Manta rays. You can see a map of the projected itinerary below. There is also a possibility for adding on a couple of land-based days to do some muck diving in…

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At 95, the world’s oldest scuba diver is hoping to help other older people see the importance of exercise, and that with a good level of fitness, you can still take on physical challenges no matter how old you are. In order to have a go at scuba diving, you will need to undergo medical screening, training in water safety and instruction in diving techniques. However, your age needn’t be a limiting factor to what you can achieve, and with time to focus on your own goals, later in life is a great time to start. Dive Right In In retirement, you have the time…

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A few of my fellow dive buddies have recently quipped, “I hate winter, can’t go diving.”  For those of us who live in the cold climates, winter can be several months of staring out the window waiting for the “big thaw.”  However, it doesn’t have to be. You can max out your credit cards, pack your gear and weigh it time after time to make sure the airline accepts it for your flight to somewhere tropical.  Let’s be honest, though, sticking to warm water diving with blue water and endless visibility is great, but how much can you afford? Image…

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Ice tsunami’s, otherwise called an ice push, ice flood, ice hurl, ivu, or shoreline ice pileup is a flood of ice from a sea or vast lake onto the shore. Ice wave’s are caused by solid breezes, or temperature contrasts pushing ice onto the shore, creating heaps up to 12 meters (40 feet) high. Some have portrayed them as “ice tsunami” but the marvel works like an iceberg. Witnesses have depicted the push’s sound as resembling that of a train or thunder. Ice pushes can harm structures, plants and the outcome can cause destroying floods for those that are close to the assortment of water. Arctic…

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Divetech. Ltd are underwater survey specialists. Divetech Ltd is a company that utilizes a REMOTE OPERATED VEHICLE (ROV) for underwater visual inspections. Our customers say that a R.O.V is the preferred method of preliminary inspection and if divers are required as this limits the exposure of the divers and allow them to focus on areas of interest and not waste precious dive time on searching for the problem Divetech Ltd operates a Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) designed to deploy our sensors and tools into a variety of structures. Whether the requirement calls for small ROV to enter limited access structures…

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Everyone loves adventurous as it gives you the feeling of thrill along with the fun. Diving is one of the adventurous activities that connect you with a different sight of nature. Bali is known for its forested volcanic mountains, beaches, iconic rice paddies and coral reefs. Many people from all around the world visit Bali for spending their vacation and experiencing the sea life. Some of the major attraction of Bali is Tulamben diving, Amed scuba diving, Nusa Lembongan etc. This place is always ready to welcome tourists as the resorts, hotels, villas, restaurants are easily available here at pocket-friendly…

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Launched in 1851 in Saint John, New Brunswick, the Marco Polowas a 3-masted clipper ship. As she slid into the sea at James Smith shipyard on Courtney Bay, her keel stuck in a mudflat and her hull fell over on its side. Six days later with much effort and the help of a good high tide she was refloated upright. Her birth was further complicated as she very soon grounded again in the shallow waters of Marsh Creek. After two weeks stuck in the mud she was floated free and fitted with rigging. As was common with ships built in New…

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Whilst large liveaboards have plenty of amenities on offer, there is something special about joining a small liveaboard for a more intimate dive safari. You can enjoy a more personalised service, smaller dive groups, and the chance to book the whole boat easily or get to know your fellow travellers better. There is often more flexibility in dive schedules and a slower-pace of life to enjoy as you sail from island to island. Here are our top choices of small liveaboards around the world. Shore Thing The Shore Thing Western Australia – credit Shore Thing liveaboard Where is it: Western Australia…

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