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Two full-service scuba shops offering exceptional training, superior service, & quality merchandise for divers of all levels. Second address listed below.
For your convenience we have TWO locations: 214 Dominion Road NE, Vienna VA 22180 and 1102 W. Church Rd, Sterling VA 20164. We specialize in providing families and individuals fun, affordable, quality scuba training from beginner to Master Instructor. We are a PADI (Professional Association of Dive Instructors) 5-Star IDC and TecRec Training Center. Our friendly and professional staff is here to help with any scuba diving needs, while our top-notch instructional staff provides all levels of training - from Open Water Diver thru PADI Master Instructor to Extended Range Technical Diving.
We will be closed today. See you tomorrow.
Do you know how long a sea turtle can hold its breath underwater?
Watch the video below to find out.
#scuba #diving #scubadiving #seaturtles
How can sea turtles stay underwater for hours on just one short breath? This clip from Arabian Seas explains.
Reservation for 2, please!
Coming soon, the world's largest underwater restaurant.
Under, Europe's first underwater restaurant, has been lowered into its final position on the sea floor in southern Norway.
Equalize early and often!
What technique works the best for you?
#PADI #scuba #diving #scubdiving PADI
Here are a variety of equalization techniques and tips to keep your ears healthy and clear.
These package-free shampoo drops could reduce a significant amount of plastic waste AND you wouldn't have to spend your time refilling those mini travel containers either!
These package-free shampoo drops could reduce the 18 tons of shampoo bottles that wind up in landfills every year
Staying properly hydrated is equally important for recreational divers as it is for technical divers.
Take a look at TDI - Technical Diving International 's blog post below.
#scuba #diving #scubadiving #TDI #techdiving #technicaldiving
Do you worry about proper hydration before, after and even during your dives? Do you find yourself completely exhausted after a dive? This could be because you’re not hydrating properly. Learn more about what dehydrates you and how to fix it before, during and after diving to ensure that you are a...
Do you consume air faster than your buddy? Have you wondered how to minimize your air consumption rate?
Freediving breathing techniques can help you achieve a better air consumption rate.
#scuba #diving #scubadiving #freediving #airconsumption
What scuba divers can learn from freedivers on how to improve their breathing and air consumption.
🍂 We're having our annual fall sale this upcoming weekend! We'll have great deals on new & used equipment, snacks, and prizes!
🍂 New computers, wetsuits, regulators, BCD's, and accessories will be on sale, as well as, used BCD's, drysuits, & computers!
🍂 If you book or make a payment towards one of our great 2019 trips you'll receive a gift certificate toward a future purchase!
🍂 Save $$ and join in the fun!
#scubasale #divingsale #scubadivingsale #scubaequipmentsale #nautilusva #nautilusvaannualfallsale
The struggle is real for us divers!
#DiverLife #SaltLife #PADI PADI
As with all things, there’s a price to pay for getting to experience something as awesome as diving. Here are 15 struggles only a diver will understand.
08-25-18. Open Water pool class working on their CESA's. Great ascent rates everyone!
#NautilusvaClassNPool2018 #scuba #diving #scubadiving #Nautilusva
Hollywood might have to rethink its Man-Eating shark themes! This shark eats veggies!
#SaveOurSharks #sharks #Flexitarian
Sharks are some of the most notorious meat-eaters on the planet. And for a long time, scientists assumed that the vast majority of these marine creatures were solely carnivorous.
Can you think of any others?
A pod of 🐬s!
How have you gotten a great shot underwater?
Share your shutterbug tips with us below.
#scuba #diving #scubadiving #underwaterphotography
TAKE A LOOK AT THE PHOTOGRAPH that accompanies this article. When I shared this image at a recent meeting of the San Diego Underwater...
How old is my diving equipment? When should I replace my dive computer? When was the last time I inspected my BCD?
Divers Alert Network offers some advice on how to answer these questions and we are happy to help you make these determinations too!
#DAN #Nautilusva #scuba #diving #scubadiving #ScubaEquipment
Replacing dive computers and BCDs
Where would you like to scuba dive next?
Please vote, comment below with your destination, and reason why.
#scuba #diving #scubadiving #NautilusTravelSeries #Nautilusva
What do our instructors do when they aren’t TEACHING Scuba Diving? They go Scuba Diving for fun! Want to join us? Check out www.nautilusva.com.
With Rich Joshua Duane Marlene
We are 'weight'ing to help you with all of your scuba needs!
#scuba #diving #scubadiving #nautilusva #scubadog #nautilusangel
Happy Labor Day!
#HappyLaborDay #LaborDay #Nautilusva
Our own Tom Fitch with a whale Shark during our adventure today! #nautilusva #whalesharks #mexico #scubafun
Instructor day off.......Hatteras, NC. #Nautilusva
What other medicinal secrets does the ocean and its creatures hold?
Are you brave enough to harvest venom from a box jellyfish? 😱
BBC Four w/ Simon Reeve
All smiles on the boat before dive 1 🐬
With water this blue, how can you be anything but happy? 😎
#nautilusva #nautiluslife #scuba #scubadiving #mexico #divemexico #pueartoadventuras #boatdiving #allsmiles #happy #onthewater
Our very own Ian Davis gave the briefing this morning before our first dives in Mexico as part of his Dive Master training! 🤙
Interested in taking your diving to an elite level? Ask us about our 16 week Dive Master Candidate program!
#nautilusva #nautiluslife #scubadiving #scuba #divemexico #puertoadventuras #divemaster #padi #sdi #openwater
Dive with us in Isla Guadalupe Mexico for some of the best Pacific Coast diving in North America!
Trip details at: https://nautilusva.com/scuba-trips1/great-white-sharks-guadalupe-island/
#scuba #diving #scubadiving #IslaGuadalupe #Mexico #NautilusvaTravel
See why the scuba diving on North America's Pacific coast — from Alaska to Washington to California and Mexico — is among the best in the world.
Have you ever seen a fellow diver kick a sea fan over or bump into the coral reef while taking a photo?
Below are tips on how to avoid being 'that diver' and other ideas on how to reduce your environmental impact while diving.
#scuba #diving #scubadiving #divesustainably
Ways to reduce your environmental impact when diving by the Reef-World Foundation.
Don't miss out! Only a few days left!
🐚Aqua Lung Summer Sale/Discount🐚
Purchase any qualifying regulator & octopus* and receive an i100 Dive Computer for 75¢ or credit (US$195.00) towards a computer upgrade.
75 years ago when Jacques Cousteau and Emile Gagnon invented the Aqua Lung, the history of dive was forever changed. The Aqua Lung had a profound effect on our planet, and became one of the most important inventions of our time by unlocking 70% of our globe.
In celebration of Aqua Lung's 75th Anniversary, we would like to invite you to participate in the "New Dive... at 75¢" offer.
*Qualifying products include Mikron, Core and Legend Series, XTX 50, XTX 100 and XTX 200, MTX-R, XL4 and Flight model regulators and any Airsource or Octos with exception of the ABS. *Offer valid now through August 31, 2018 or while supplies last. *Not valid with any other specials or promotions.
#scuba #diving #scubadiving #Aqualung #scubaequipment #nautilusva #scubasale #scubadiscount #scubaequipmentsale
Have you experienced that annoying drip, drip, drip of water leaking into your mask on a dive?
Click below to find out why this might have happened and the solutions to fix it.
#scuba #diving #clearingyourmask #scubaequipment
Clearing your mask is a fundamental dive skill. How can you make the process simpler and more efficient?
08.17-19.18. SDI Open Water Class at Dutch Springs. Cassie, Craig, & John.
Happy Monday! 🦈
The future’s so bright you’ve just got to wear shades...
Look what happens when coral works together!?
#scuba #diving #coral #jellyfish
Look out jellyfish! This is what happens when coral works together.
BBC Scotland News
Stretching isn't just for the yoga gurus. It can help improve your experience as a scuba diver!
Take a look at SDI - Scuba Diving International 's article below to improve your flexibility.
#scuba #diving #scubadiving #SDI
Do you find yourself feeling stiff from time to time? Do you struggle to get your gear on? Your muscles might be begging you for a little TCL. Try these six stretches to improve your flexibility and your diving!
Are you familiar with The Ocean Cleanup project slated to launch next month?
The goal is to rid the Pacific Ocean of 5 trillion pieces of plastic and more!
Click below to learn more about this inspiring endeavor.
Eversince the 16 years old genius Boyan 💡 saw more plastic than fish in the sea, he's dedicated to come up with a scalable solution to rid our oceans of plastic. 🐟
Eight years later, his The Ocean Cleanup is about to start cleaning the Great Pacific Garbadge Patch. Two years ahead of schedule they will release the world's first 600m long system to capture ocean plastic.
Comment #YES and share this video if you agree we must all take much better care of our 🌎
Can you blow bubble rings like a 🐬?
#scuba #diving #scubadiving
If you’ve ever been curious about how to make underwater bubble rings, here are a few easy steps to follow.
Is swimming with whale sharks on your bucket list?
Travel with us to Mexico over the long Labor Day weekend to be among these amazing creatures!
Trip details at: https://nautilusva.com/riviera-maya-mexico2018/
#scuba #diving #scubadiving #whaleshark #whalesharks #RivieraMayaMexico #Mexico #NautilusTravel
Lasers, cameras allow researchers to estimate life span
What kind of first aid kit do you have at home? What's in it? And do you have one for diving?
As the Boy Scouts say, 'Be Prepared.' Create a first aid kit for every activity with the checklists in the link below.
#emergencyfirstresponse #scuba #diving #scubadiving #firstaid #firstaidkit
We are at your service!
#scuba #diving #scubadiving #nautilusva #scubadog #nautilusangel
What has #scuba #diving taught you about yourself or the way you deal with a stressful situation?
#scubadiving #PADI PADI
What makes us do what we do? Psychology is the study of behaviour; what people do and think. The underwater environment creates unique challenges for us, and this has a fascinating impact on our behaviour. As divers we can benefit from:
Come away with us to amazing Costa Rica over Thanksgiving week!
But don't take our word for it. PADI explores Costa Rica above and below the surface in their article below.
And don't forget to take a look at our trip details on our website at: https://nautilusva.com/scuba-trips/playas-del-coco-costa-rica/
#CostaRica #NautilusTravel2018 #scuba #diving #scubadiving #Nautilusva #TravelTuesday
How do you remember the acronym for your predive safety check (B-W-R-A-F)?
#scuba #diving #scubadiving #nautilusva #predivesafetycheck
It's a beautiful sight when you step onto the #diveboat and see a row of unused #scuba cylinders ready to go. But have you ever wondered how the air or nitrox mix gets into your cylinder?
Divers Alert Network gives a nice overview of compressors in the link below.
#DAN #scubadiving #diving
The art and science of producing breathing gas
The word is out and multiple restaurants, airlines, cities, and individuals are saying no to straws!🥤Together we can make a difference!
D.C. lawmakers introduced a bill Tuesday that would bar restaurants from giving out plastic straws and stirrers. Council members Mary Cheh and Jack Evans proposed the legislation, which would phase out the use of materials that cannot...
#SharkWeek is back! 🦈
We are huge shark fans and welcome the opportunity to see these important creatures in their natural habitat.
Peruse some of the best locations around the 🌍 to spot sharks.
#scuba #diving #scubadiving #sharkweek2018 #shark #sharks
Shark Week 2018 is upon us. To kick off the celebration of our favorite apex predators, here we present the world’s top 20 shark dives.
We celebrated #padiwomensdiveday yesterday!!
Here's to strong women.
May we know them.
May we be them.
May we raise them.
These ladies are a credit to divers everywhere! 🐬 💕 🐠
(One of these things is not like the other.)
#nautilus #nautilusva #nautilusaquatics #nautiluslife #scuba #ladydivers #scubadiving #dutchsprings #mermaids #padiwomensdiveday2018 #padi PADI
Ready for an awesome dive weekend!!
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