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Ask DAN: How Long Should I Wait to Fly After Scuba Diving?

This is a pretty common question we get diving with guests. “Is it okay if I’m on the morning flight tomorrow?” Each diver needs to use their own judgement, but here are some of the guidelines from DAN and the Undersea Hyperbaric Medical Society. Keep in mind,...
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Tiger Beach Shark Diving: Negative Entry

We go over a lot of details during our shark diving briefings in the Bahamas, and make a lot of recommendations. One of them, is that divers make a negative entry. But this is not always clear, sometimes confused, and often done incorrectly. What is a negative entry, and why do...
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Dive Travel Insurance: What you need to know?

We strongly recommend that travelers secure dive specific travel insurance for all our Bahamas Shark Diving Packages. There are a number of companies that offer this type of coverage.  By far, the two we see most often are offered by either DAN or DiveAssure. Here are some...
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Plan Your Next Bahamas Shark Diving Excursion

The Bahamas has been a shark diving hub for decades and there are now a number of hotspots throughout the archipelago that offer reliable encounters with a variety of species of sharks. Caribbean reef sharks certainly are the most commonly encountered shark species on dives here,...
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Jellyfish Stings

Ever wonder what’s going on with a jelly fish sting?  What can you do if you’ve been stung?  Take a look at this quick video from TED-Ed for some more information.
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As shark populations bounce back, here’s how to be safe

Now, after years of conservation efforts, shark populations are bouncing back in the Pacific Ocean. That’s leading to more run-ins like the one that took place Sunday in Newport Beach. “Basically two generations of Americans had unfettered access to the ocean. We eliminated...
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Understanding the Difference Between Photoshop and Lightroom

“What’s the difference between Photoshop and Lightroom?”. While the two programs do share many similarities, and are both widely used by the photographic community, they each serve a unique purpose and are quite different in some very major ways. Understanding what makes them...
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Lionfish Stings – Treating | iDive Blog

Here’s a great list of recommendations for dealing with a lionfish sting. As the invasive species continues to flourish in the Caribbean, diver’s are finding themselves running in to these guys a bunch. While we’re supposed to wipe them out (since they’re...
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11 Quick Tips for Avoiding Motion Sickness

Here’s an 11-part strategy for avoiding sea sickness published by SCUBA Diving Magazine: Need to feed. A meal before you board is highly important. For most people, an empty stomach is more sensitive to being irritated, so filling it with comfort food 45-60 minutes before leaving...
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Simple Tips for Preventing Seasickness (DAN)

Motion sickness is a sure-fire way to put a damper on an otherwise great day. Once it starts, it’s really difficult to break the cycle and you’re often left to endure the misery until you can get your feet back on solid ground. PADI’s website recently featured...