14.03.2017 by Ina Medick

Scuba stands for Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus. It’s another term for your Diving Equipment. Find the best Dive Professionals, Dive Centers and Liveaboards on rateyourdive.com

underwater scooter
14.03.2017 by Ina Medick

A Scooter is an underwater vehicle. It pulls you under water when diving or snorkelling like a boat from A to B. However, it is not to be ...

suspended particles
14.03.2017 by Ina Medick

Suspended Particles can occur both in the air and under water. Here we deal with the influence of particles on your diving experience above all. What are suspended particles? They ...

confined open water
10.03.2017 by ricardo

Try dives should not only be performed in swimming pools but also in protected bays or other confined open water. By doing so, diving beginners are ensured that they have ...

Quick Release System
09.03.2017 by Ina Medick

The so-called quick release system is a component of your weight belt. In emergency situations, you can drop it with just one hand movement. When should I use the ...

Quick exhaust and relief Valve
09.03.2017 by Ina Medick

All compensation means, as for example your buoyancy compensation jacket, are equipped with a so-called quick exhaust valve. Thus in case of emergency you can let out the ...

Oxygen Poisoning scuba diving
09.03.2017 by Ina Medick

An Oxygen Poisoning happens when you breathe in a gas mixture with an oxygen pressure of more than 1.7 bar for a long time. In comparison: The normal ...

Roll Water Entry Scuba Diving
09.03.2017 by Ina Medick

A roll is a possibility to get into water as a diver. This possibility is often used when you descend from a boat or low quays. How does the ...

flying and diving
09.03.2017 by Ina Medick

The term residual nitrogen designates the nitrogen which can still be released into your body tissue even many hours after a dive. The procedure is also known as ...

compressed air cylinders
08.03.2017 by Ina Medick

The normal ambient pressure amounts to about 1 bar. Air, which has a higher pressure, is called compressed air. When diving, it is often used in the compressed ...

08.03.2017 by Ina Medick

The so-called pendulum breathing occurs when you use a snorkel that is too long. Then a part of the air you breathed out remains in the snorkel and ...

o-rings
08.03.2017 by Ina Medick

Like the name already says the O-Ring is a ring-shaped seal. This is often made of plastic, rubber or   silicone. Depending on the material, the hardness of the seal differs (shore ...

sign for surface interval
08.03.2017 by Ina Medick

If you dive several times (repetitive dive), you will occasionally have a pause at the surface of water. The designation of this pause ashore or on the boat ...

emergency ascend
08.03.2017 by Ina Medick

When an accident happens under water or your regulator fails, you must get back to surface quickly and safely. In order to do so, you should arrange for ...

spare air
08.03.2017 by Ina Medick

Even if nobody wishes this to happen: Emergency situations during a dive where your regulator fails.  An emergency inhaler is intended exactly for such cases (e.g. icing of ...