What is trimix diving ? why do you want to learn trimix? What is the trimix course? learn all there is to know about trimix scuba diving
Occasionally, a boat crew witnesses some diver doing so incredibly stupid that, rather than dismiss it as a one-off event, it’s simpler to write it into the boat’s policy or procedures. Li
Our favourite fish is Wally - he's a Maori wrasse and is basically like a puppy dog of the ocean! He loves to play with scuba divers and can get a bit cheeky...
Decompression after diving often causes gas bubbles to occur in the systemic veins. Presumably, bubbles occur in tissues rich with fat, and one of the fattiest areas of the body is the mesentery, whic
I recently bought a GoPro camera and accessories and was dismayed at the amount of packaging I had to discard, much of it plastic. Even buying routine groceries, fruit and vegetables in plastic wrappi
Our minke expeditions aren't *just* about the whales - it's also about diving and snorkelling some of the most beautiful places on the Great Barrier Reef. Check out these awesome nudi's that were spo
modern diving marvels are not for everyone Closed-circuit rebreathers have become very popular with technical divers since they offer the possibility to do extreme dives without the imposition of carr
Released this year, an interesting study on Belgian DCS cases looked at PFO presence, patency of present PFOs, and personality traits in divers who suffered cerebral DCS one or more times. Over the st
Scuba diving is a technical sport, requiring a lot of time in learning and practicing. Also, it’s quite expensive, and not everyone is comfortable being 18 meters and more under the sea surface.
Adv Med Sci. 2010;55(2):313-6. doi: 10.2478/v10039-010-0050-3. Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
PADI Tec Trimix qualifies divers to dive to depths of 90 meters/300 feet, and takes 6 days in Utila in the Caribbean Bay Islands of Honduras.
After her one month and $300,000 refit OceanQuest was heading back to sea - and encountered a friendly pod of dolphins on the way!
Our first expedition of 2017 exploring the beautiful ribbon reefs. We were stoked to have an in water encounter with 2 curious Minke whales at the crackerjack dive site but sadly wasn't able to get f
We were happy to spot more minkes on our second expedition of the year!
AquaQuest is a brand new custom built luxury dive and snorkel vessel being introduced to Port Douglas in July 2017. She is fully equipped with the most modern and state of the art facilities includi
At weekends, I work in a store that specializes in underwater photography equipment. We try to match products to each customer’s needs. Recently, a young woman came in to buy an underwater camer
A group of scientists proposed recently a new mechanism of DCS: the evolution of bubbles in the distal arteries, independent of venous gas bubbles.(1) They presented their work at the EUBS 2017 meetin
This is how we start our mornings on OceanQuest - swimming with a really friendly turtle!
Our hostie John snapped this awesome footage last week. We think the turtle may have been a bit hungry as it tries to give his camera a munch! We're lucky to spot a lot of turtles on the reef but the
When OceanQuest came out for her refit she had to be driven across the road...can you imagine coming across this
Get a birds eye view of the Great Barrier Reef! This is what a day trip on ReefQuest looks like to the seabirds.
This is an alternative Protocol by Dr Carl Edmonds of the Australian Navy School of Underwater Medicine for treatment of DCS in water at a shallower depth, as suggested by John Lippmann. In-wat
It is well known that compressed gas diving may result in acute decompression sickness and cause permanent injury to the brain and spinal cord. However, the risk of possible injury to the brain in the
Decompression sickness has been the suspected cause of the post-dive symptoms of brain injury in breath-hold divers for a long time, and the quest for the proof of culprit has been ongoing, but withou
Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Volume 46 No. 2 June 2016 Normal Eustachian tube (ET) function is important for fitness to dive. Eustachian tube dysfunction may result with ear injury during diving. Th
The EUBS annual scientific conference in Geneva, September 2016 presented several papers about endothelial dysfunction in diving. The endothelium is the layer of cells on the inner surface of blood ve
At GoProUtila and Utila Dive Centre we have a proven success in our training programs and can offer you training in IAHD Adaptive Teaching (disabled divers), International Yacht Training and the Diver
Historically, alcohol was used to treat bends in Greek sponge divers. In the late 1980s attempts to verify the possible beneficial effects of ethanol on prevention of DCS led to prevailing opinions th
Sudden death in adults is often caused by an unexpected loss of pulse due to stop of heart pump (sudden cardiac arrest; SCA) followed shortly by a loss of consciousness and muscular power (collapse) w
Sports & Fitness Industry Association Report 2015 Every year the Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) releases a report that reviews participation data on various sports and recreation
“Because my worst nightmare is to wake up old and grey, thinking about all the things I didn’t do!” – Start your journey to becoming a PADI Scuba Instructor and living th
Utila is the real Caribbean, escape the crowds, no cruise ships, sustainable development, a way of life that is traditional and authentic. Amazing diving with over 50 dive sites, diversity of fr
Awaken your inner explorer and advance your dive training and discover the depths of technical diving. Our PADI TecRec courses are offered all year round and Utila is the perfect training locati
Well done to Dee Wilson, Jordan Kirkland and Jason Sharp on qualifying as an International Yacht Training Dive Boat Mates opening up an ocean of possibilities in both the dive industry and superyacht/
Make a difference with Utila Dive Center We're proud to announce that in January 2014 and beyond Utila Dive Center will be supporting Project Aware as a 100% partner and financially supporting Project
Join our Rebreather Trip to the Galapagos September 7th to 14th 2015 Following the success of our first comprehensive rebreather trip to the Galapagos in 2013, we are now organising the next bi-annual
Look who's showed up! – Utila Whale Shark Sightings! During the Easter week the conditions on Utila have been flat seas and the Whale sharks have been consistently sighted, in this photo our awe
How fitting that on Earth Day this week, marine biologist Ossie Stewart qualified with us as a PADI Poseidon Rebreather Instructor, and becomes the 1st female certified as a PADI Rebreather Instructor
Congratulations to our August Scuba Instructor course with another 100% Pass – Often Imitated but Never Surpassed!!!! What a way to start summer and giving themselves a gift that can now be shar
Diving Truk (Chuuk) Lagoon: Betty Bomber (Mitsubishi G4M)The Mitsubishi G4M (or "Type 1 land-based attack aircraft") first took to the air in 1939,with mass production starting in 1940. It
Diving Truk (Chuuk) Lagoon: The Wreck of Sankisan MaruThe Sankisan Maru is considered to be one of the prettiest wrecks in Chuuk. She is a medium sized freighter built 1920, captured by Japanese 1942
Diving Amagisan Maru, March 2013The Amagisan Maru was originally built (1933) as a cargo and passenger ship for he Japan-New York Line. In 1943 the Japanese Navy took her over to be used for military
Welcome to my YouTube channel "Dive2video".You will find here great underwater views from Red Sea, Micronesia and Finland.My videos contains reef diving, wreck diving, underwater marine lif
A short "test video" from Truk Lagoon safari. More wreck diving videos will be published here (http://www.youtube.com/user/Dive2video) in coming weeks! Stay tuned!
Stetoskooppeja, mikroskooppeja ja malariasääskiä! Nuket ja nallet saivat pikkulääkäreiltä perusteellisen terveystarkastuksen Heurekassa järjestetyillä supersuosituilla Lasten lääketieteen
Katso näkymiä ja tunnelmia Vene - Båt 2013 -messuilta, ja sen yhteydessä olleesta "Hylkysukellus 2013" -seminaarista.
This is the last part of video serie "Diving Sudan 2012".In this ca 10-minute videoclip you see both underwater views, but also some clips from our team & boat Suzanna.Complete playlist
This is short 2-minute videocliop from night dives at Sangeneb and Sha'b Rumi Reefs at Red Sea, Sudan. There were amazing amount of small fishes (or shrimps?) which came to see our lamp lights - it
This video is from our Dive Team's visit to Sanganeb Lighthouse, Sudan.Sanganeb is a huge coral atoll at Red Sea, Sudan. It arises from sea-floor (800 m) forming one of the most famous and unique oce
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