By Riccardo Buralli

The Difference Between Scuba Diving Gas Mixes

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?

Air (79 percent nitrogen, 21 percent oxygen) Read more “The Difference Between Scuba Diving Gas Mixes”

By Riccardo Buralli

Teaching children to Scuba Dive

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”

By Riccardo Buralli

What don’t you expect from Mediterranean Sea!

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.

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