Many new divers incorrectly call their diving cylinder an oxygen tank. For some, it’s just a turn of phrase; they know full well that the standard diving gas is good, old-fashioned air. But divers can breathe other gases, including the commonly used nitrox, as well as technical mixtures. What’s the difference between all these scuba diving gas mixes anyway?
Teaching children to scuba dive calls for a different approach to our sport. As a parent, what should you look for when it comes to an instructor? And as an instructor, how should you adapt your techniques?
Getting their kids certified to dive means a lot to many parents, as they can then share a beloved pastime with the whole family. But teaching children to scuba dive is different than teaching adults. How do parents know what to look for when it comes to a children’s instructor? And how should instructors adapt their teaching style to accommodate young learners?Read more “Teaching children to Scuba Dive”
Often many divers say they were in exotic places to do macro photography or speak about small colored sea creatures and how they are different and wonderful to see.
Well many do not know that the Mediterranean Sea is rich in these critters and equally colorful, just choose the right places, or have patience to search, as indeed it does in many tropical places to find strange nudibranch.
We have only 4 dive sites close to the island of Pianosa. There are buoys dedicated exclusively to authorised diving boats.
Other 2 buoys could be opened during the 2017 season and that are located close to an underwater archaeological site of extreme value. Read more “Management of diving in Pianosa”