New Scuba Diver Advice

New scuba divers have to make a lot of decisions. To help new scuba divers make good decisions, I’ve answered questions that students have asked me in class and elsewhere. From equipment to blackwater diving, I have answers for you.

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Calling a Dive

Calling a dive is deciding that something isn’t right and – if necessary – returning to the surface. Sometimes dives call a dive while underwater, sometimes they call it before getting wet. As a scuba diver, it’s important to remember that you always have the right to call a dive for any reason, no questions …

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Do Not Rush Your Gear Setup

Congratulations on taking the first step in your scuba diving journey! As a new diver, you’re likely eager to get in the water and start exploring the wonders beneath the surface. However, before you take the plunge, it’s important to understand the importance of taking your time when setting up your gear.


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