The little mermaid wanted nothing more than to become human, but for us lifelong landlubbers, the idea of breathing underwater is equally alluring—and challenging. This guide shows you where to get certification, find a place to dive, get the best deals on equipment and connect with the scuba diving community.
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Whether you’re fully submerged or just testing the waters, you can deepen your knowledge of the diving world with a variety of scuba-centric magazines and news sources. Use the sites in this section to read about the best places to dive, examine equipment reviews, explore dive features or just look at glossy pictures of really pretty fish.
- Reading diving news isn’t just a way to enjoy your hobby on dry land, it also ensures you stay current with safety information.
- You may also find relevant news in the “Scuba Diving Forums and Communities” section of this guide.
is the official magazine of the PADI Diving Society. Its Web site is a comprehensive resource for divers including information on schools, vacations, equipment and community activities. Consider subscribing to the free e-newsletter
to be sure you’re up to date on worthy scuba news.
is an online magazine for divers. Find travel and equipment information, advisories and lots of news. Beware that some of the links don’t lead to anything but a “Coming Soon” page.
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