Welcome to 38th Parallel Divers


At Home in the Depths of the Sea

Modern Olympic swimming champion, Dawn Fraser of Australia, described her experiences underwater as: "It's a beautiful thing, diving into the cool crisp water and then just sort of being able to pull your body through the water and the water opening up for you". Her experiences related to life underwater in an environment as controlled as the swimming pool. However, in contemporary times, ordinary folk have taken the plunge and jumped into the waters of rivers and seas and returned to narrate their experi...

 


Enjoy a Hawaiian Scuba Diving Trip on Your Next Adventure

For most scuba divers, the Hawaiian islands are wonderful destinations with countless diving sites that are suitable for divers of all levels of experience. Compared to other destinations, Hawaii has amazing scuba diving spots even just on the beaches of each of island. This suits those on a limited budget, eliminating the need to pay for charter boats to take them to diving sites. However, the vast majority of people who visit do so for the mainly for scuba diving in Hawaii and typically choose to rent a d...

 


Extra Knowledge on Scuba Tanks

If you're going diving then chances are that you're going to look into buying or renting a scuba diving tank. The proper name for these heavy pieces of equipment is actually a diving tank or even a diving cylinder, but most people just use the phrase scuba tank since this is what they are usually referred to as even though British divers tend to use 'diving cylinder' more than other cultures throughout the world.Anyone who wants to use a scuba diving tank should first learn how one works, especially if it i...

 


How To Capture Your Favorite Moments Underwater With An Underwater Digital Camera

An underwater camera isn't just used to get the image underwater it can be used just about anywhere. Marine photographers are going to use the underwater cameras to catch the images of what they are looking for you and I are just here to read about them.Most underwater cameras will not withstand the pressure of the water forever and that is why they are not going to stay water proof forever. Being water proof is just having it under water at certain levels water resistant is to have it under water at any le...

 


Wetsuits: The Wonders Of Insulation

The wetsuit is a staple of many sports and pastimes. Athletes use them in scuba diving, surfing, windsurfing and other water sports. Although no single individual is credited with the invention of these garments, they have been used by hydro-friendly athletes since the early 1950s. A common misconception about wetsuits is that they keep the wearer warm by keeping him or her dry. In actuality, wetsuits are designed to help preserve heat by trapping a layer of water against the skin. That layer is warmed by t...

 


Don't Go Diving Without The Right Scuba Diving Watch

Underneath the sea and the water is a whole different world. Brightly colored fish and reef can bring a diver to a whole other world as well. After being down and diving you will still need to check your gauges and air regularly so you don't run out of oxygen. This is where scuba diving watches can come in handy.When you are diving it is very easy to forget the time and how long you have been down. This can get dangerous because your air supply is limited to an hour or two tops. A great tool that has be...

 




Privacy Policy / Terms of Service / Accessibility Statement
© 2019 - 38thparalleldivers.com. All Rights Reserved.