+1 910-399-2814

PATRIOT DIVE CENTER BLOG Read all our scuba diving related posts.

Myths And Misconceptions About Peeing In Your Wetsuit

You did what in your wetsuit?! There’s a well-worn saying among divers: there are those who pee in their wetsuit, and there are those who lie about it. We’re not 100% sure if that’s true, but there are plenty of myths and misconceptions we can […]

5 Things Our Non-diving Friends Ask Us

1 November, 2018 Written by Danielle Schofield No sooner than you’ve got your PADI certification, you’ll spark awe and curiosity in your non-diving buddies. Previously, we’ve broken down a few common misconceptions like, ’Aren’t sharks aggressive?’ and, ‘Don’t you have to travel far away?’ Now, we take […]

5 Reasons Why We Love Cold Water Diving

Julie Clarke-Bush 16 June, 2015   From wolf eels to seals, from the clearest viz to the lowest temps, we celebrate what makes cold water diving the best. #1 Because you can see diverse marine life. Cold water diving delivers biodiversity like garibaldi, giant Pacific octopus, wolf […]

Earn College Credit Through Padi Scuba Diving Courses

John Kinsella 3 February, 2017   You know that awesome scuba course you just finished? Did you know it could count towards college credit? Diving is full of surprises. Your first breath underwater is an unforgettable moment. That first dive with just you and your […]

What’s The Difference Between Scuba Diver And Open Water Diver?

Megan Denny 22 October, 2018 You may have heard people say, “I’m a scuba diver,” or “I’m a PADI® Diver,” but you may not have encountered the term Open Water Diver until you started searching for information about learning to scuba dive. Here’s what you need to know: […]