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DAN Europe goes ‘cardless’

Divers Alert Network Europe (DAN Europe) has announced that it is going 'cardless' to be more environmentally friendly. No longer will members be sent a...
Protect your Ass(ets)

Protect Your Ass(ets) with DAN Europe

Michael Menduno discusses putting DAN Europe’s ‘Pro’ Liability Insurance to work for you. With diving season now underway in most areas, despite a slow start...
Considerations on diving insurance

Are you covered? Considerations on diving insurance

Everything you wanted to know about diving insurance but were too busy diving to ask. Alert Diver.eu contributing editor Michael Menduno asks ‘are you covered...
Diving with diabetes

Diving with diabetes: Guidelines and latest research

Cristian Pellegrini looks at diving and diabetes, and reviews the latest research and guidelines for those suffering from the disease. For many years, the medical...
Divers Alert Network

Divers Alert Network: Limit your risk and prepare for a safe return to diving

Once restrictions are lifted, divers will be eager to get back in the water doing what they love, and they will certainly want to...

COVID-19 – changing behaviours, not mindset

DAN Europe President and founder Alessandro Marroni addressed the current COVID-19 crisis in a message that went out to all DAN members In these difficult...
How Old Equipment Stephen Frink

DAN, Replacing dive computers and BCDs

How Old Is Too Old Replacing dive computers and BCDs Everyone loves the smell of a new car, but eventually, the car develops problems, and...
wedding ring

Watch your fingers – and wedding ring – when you go diving!

Wearing a wedding ring is clearly a statement, yes, but, ladies and gentlemen, do you really need to wear a ring while scuba diving?...
Barotrauma in Bonaire

Pulmonary Barotrauma in Bonaire Dive

About the Bonaire Diver On a recent trip to Bonaire with his dive club, Rick (a pseudonym) was completing his fourth dive of the day,...
PFO or Patent Foramen Ovale

PFO or Patent Foramen Ovale and Diving

Petar Denoble looks at PFOs, or Patent Foramen Ovale, and how they can affect divers In June 2015, in Montreal, Canada, the Undersea and Hyperbaric...

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Dray Van Beeck

In memory: Dray Van Beeck

The diving world lost a shining creative light on Monday (19 April) when underwater photographer Dray van Beeck passed away at the age of...