Whales and dolphins have a special adaptation that allow them to explore the ocean's depths. Beaked whales can spend two hours beneath the surface. Dolphins descend down to 1,000 feet and routinely make as many as 20 dives in a row to 300 feet. Good luck finding that type of profile on a dive table. … Continue reading Interesting Article | How Do Deep-Diving Cetaceans Avoid DCS?
A great article by DAN South Africa and DiveIN Magazine on the full guide to ear and diving Don’t let your ears ruin your dives You’ve just started your first dive of the day. Everything is going great! You pinch your nose and blow to equalize your ears, but nothing happens. You try again, … Continue reading Interesting Article | Don’t let your ears ruin your dives
‘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
CMAS considers this the highest level of qualification for a diver. Be equipped to assist with the management of any dive emergency, with confidence.
This course expands on the 1 Star Course, especially with regards to deeper diving ie to 30m, and the extra knowledge required to do so.