May 2016

PADI scuba diver – Gozo style

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Congratulations to Kevin on successfully completing your PADI scuba diver course and of course to Kimberley who joined us on the dives to refresh her  diving skills.

Wishing you both a happy diving future!

Congratulations Din and Hannah

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As the dive season gets underway, the PADI family of scuba divers has just got a little bigger. read more →

By 2050, the Ocean Will Contain More Plastic Than Fish!

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The report, which was based on the opinions of 180 environmental experts and produced by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, serves as a horrifying wake-up call to the reality of plastic pollution.

It’s a sobering statistic: According to a report recently published by the World Economic Forum, ocean plastic trash contaminating our seas may outweigh the fish remaining there by 2050. The report, which was based on the opinions of 180 environmental experts and produced by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, serves as a horrifying wake-up call to the reality of plastic pollution. read more →

Eat Chocolate Before Diving — Really

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Eat chocolate before diving — it’s not only delicious, it’s good for your dive health. Chocolate on the outside soothes the skin; chocolate on the inside soothes the soul and much more. Giving someone chocolate as a romantic gesture is no coincidence; it has long been touted for its aphrodisiac qualities. When ingested in small amounts, chocolate helps energize the body during exercise and assists post-workout replenishment of muscles. Best of all, chocolate has properties that help maintain heart health for divers and reduce the physiological stresses associated with decompression sickness (DCS), aiding in post-dive recovery.

There is still a lot of discussion among researchers about the variables and specifics of how cocoa works positively on cardiovascular health, physical performance, and reducing risks of DCS, but it does. Generally speaking, outcomes point to activation of nitric oxide (NOS) and antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. read more →

New website launched

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We promised it was coming and we are delighted to announce that it is finally here! Welcome to the NEW Moby Dives website. There are a few updates still required, but we couldn’t wait to share it.

So what’s new?

Apart from  a brand new design, there have been quite a few ‘under-the-bonnet’ changes/upgrades as well to make the website more user-friendly. Without wanting to be too technical, here is an outline of what you can expect from the new website. read more →

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