Working as a PADI divemaster in Vietnam

Anna Marie Davis has written a great article over at the excellent travel/work/volunteer website Transitions Abroad about her experiences as a PADI Divemaster in Vietnam. Davis decided to do her PADI Divemaster course in Nha Trang with Rainbow Divers, and...

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Pre-dive checklist tips

Scuba diving is full of opportunities for embarrassment, as perhaps you've noticed. Does your diving protocol include sometimes stepping off the boat without weights?Mine too. You'd think we might learn eventually to run down a checklist of all the gear...

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PADI, NAUI, SSI, or other?

I found myself recently thinking about what is probably one of the most commonly asked questions by those considering diving. That is, "what is the best SCUBA certification agency?" By far, the most common agency in the US, based on...

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