• How to properly select a dive mask.

    Ready for a new dive mask?  There are numerous different types of dive masks that you can try out and a big factor influencing your selection will come down to the shape of your face and your personal style preferences. Regardless of these factors, one thing you should always do is look for a [...]

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    The Lips Bypass in Devil’s Cave System – Ginnie Springs

      Experienced North Florida Cave Divers frequently hear a common question from newly certified Full Cave Divers: “I recently finished my Full Cave certification and am looking for something new to explore that would be appropriate for someone recently certified. Do you have any suggestions of [...]

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    What is Nitrox? Advantages and Disadvantages.

    What is Nitrox, EANx and Enriched Air? So exactly what is Nitrox? Simply stated, Nitrox is a mixture of gas that contains both nitrogen and oxygen. In fact, the very air that is in Earth's atmosphere that you are breathing right now while reading this article technically is Nitrox. It contains [...]

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    The Bends?

    May 3, 2013
    The Bends?

    SCUBA stands for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus. When using SCUBA equipment, a diver breathes from a tank that holds highly compressed air. SCUBA diving is different from holding your breath and diving, and to understand the difference you need to understand the incredible pressures [...]

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    Practical Guide to Nitrox Diving

    On today's dive boats, you'd be hard-pressed not to see one or two of the telltale green and yellow tanks that announce the presence of nitrox, or oxygen-enriched air, which has been used in recreational diving for nearly 25 years. Every major training agency has a nitrox training program in one [...]

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