Interesting Article | Tips on shore entry and exit while spearfishing

Much of the south African coastline is rugged and exposed to wind, swell and surf from both the Indian and Atlantic ocean and to reach the reefs swimming in from shore one has to negotiate these elements.  Our coast does not have the pristine conditions found in the tropics or meditteranean and really calm settled … Continue reading Interesting Article | Tips on shore entry and exit while spearfishing

Interesting Article | Tips to Conserve Air while Diving

  ‘the best way to observe a fish is to become a fish’  Jacques Cousteau Keep warm. Make sure that you have the correct thermal protection for the planned dive. Getting cold increases your metabolic rate, consuming more oxygen. Go slow. Only move if you need to! Sudden jerky movements and increased speed underwater all … Continue reading Interesting Article | Tips to Conserve Air while Diving

Info Article | Buoyancy and the evolution of the BCD

Scuba divers world wide are familiar with the BCD – Buoyancy Control Device, this is the “jacket type” piece of dive gear that assists the divers with 2 valuable functions:  Maintaining proper buoyancy control and having a device to attach the tank to the diver. Buoyancy control is very important to divers as it allows … Continue reading Info Article | Buoyancy and the evolution of the BCD