Researchers test to see how rebreathers function in arctic environments. Read how a team of researchers aimed to explore this little-known subject.
Neutral buoyancy is a tough skill to master, but when it is accomplished, the rewards are dramatic. Learn the importance of good buoyancy and how to master this advanced technique.
Diving in currents can be exhilarating, but it can also be hazardous if you do not have the proper training or are unprepared. To get the most enjoyment, perform proper predive research and dive planning. Make sure you prepare physically and mentally and have the proper gear, training and experience. Divers often say that current dives are some of their most memorable and exhilarating dives.
How comfortable are you with underwater navigation? Do you prefer a compass or your innate sense of direction? Regardless of which method you choose, learn more about proper underwater navigation. Never get lost in the water again!
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the U.S. Coast Guard Diving Program. With its rigorous testing, do you have what it takes to make the cut?
It may be time for you to try freediving. Test your limits and push your abilities by picking up freediving. Learn about the safety, gear and more needed to be successful in the sport.
What does it take to be a safety diver for Cirque du Soleil? With a 1.5-million-gallon, 25-foot-deep pool, these safety divers have to be ready for anything.
Cave diving is exhilarating, but not suitable for all divers. You’re able to explore often overlooked places and see new-to-you critters and environments. Learn more about cave diving, current safety precautions and how to get started.
Get a deeper understanding of exploratory diving — a sometimes controversial topic. One team of divers schemed a plan to dive and explore a deep wreck. Read more about the process.
Closed-circuit rebreathers provide a different way to dive — where the rebreather’s primary jobs are to remove carbon dioxide and replenish oxygen. Read more about closed-circuit rebreathers.