Which Diver Certification Organization to Choose?

You want to scuba dive. After your breakfast, you are sitting on your office chair and turn on your computer. After a search process for a couple of minutes on Google, you realize that there are some scuba diving institutions like PADI, CMAS, SSI, NAUI, BISAC and such. Although you don’t know what they really are, you realize that there has to be an election among these. But according to what? What are the differences between them? And before anything else, what they really are? [Read more…]

Can I Dive Without Scuba Certification?

Diving without a scuba certification is an issue being talked about a lot. Some people think that scuba diving is just like swimming in a pool. You can jump into a pool, learn the basics from someone who knows to swim and then improve yourself by exercising. What is missing here is that scuba is an “equipment based” sport and requires technical detailed knowledge. Second, scuba diving makes you breath underwater, causing some potential risks that has to be learnt. Last but not least, you should master some skills to dive in safe. Let’s go on with more detail to answer this question. [Read more…]

How to Start Scuba Diving?

If you are reading this article, it means that you are interested in scuba diving. As for every hobby, starting is the most important part. If you cannot enjoy a hobby from the start, you wouldn’t succeedd and as a result, you wouldn’t go on doing it.

Scuba diving is not a simple hobby. It requires technical knowledge and experience. Because it has some risks as every outdoor sport has. Therefore, you should have a good training. This is where your search starts.

First, you need to now a little bit about diving agencies (you can also call them diving systems). [Read more…]