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World’s Deepest and Largest Indoor Pool Planned in the UK
Smithsgold - 18 days 6 hours ago.
californiadiver.com/worlds-deepest-and-largest-indoor...l-planned-in-the-uk/ World’s Deepest and Largest Indoor Pool Planned in the UK Currently, the world’s deepest swimming pool is the Y-40 in Italy which opened in 2014. At 131 feet deep (40 meters), it contains 1,136,000 gallons of water kept at a constant temperature of 90°F. Now a new pool being designed in England is taking it one step further – or 33 feet further to be exact. The new 50-meter deep (164 feet) Blue Abyss pool will be able t...
3 different charter & dive on 1 3 different charter & dive on 1
scubadmike - 5/15/2016 6:10 PM
I booked on a charter dive in West Palm Florida & they called to say "THEY OVER BOOKED" :-( They reverted me on a boat at the next marina "NO PROBLEM" They called that night to say there shaft & prop broke so they reverted me to a boat 4 slips down from there boat . " NO PROBLEM " .Same cost to me . The sea gods were on my side 1 Ft seas Vi’s OK . :-) CHECK OUT MY PHOTOS " scubadmike"...
DiveBuddy.com to Break 2 Million Unique Users Soon DiveBuddy.com to Break 2 Million Unique Users Soon
Greg - 2/05/2016 4:15 PM
It took DiveBuddy.com around 7 years to achieve the 1 million unique user milestone. Now, after a little more than 2 years...we are about to exceed 2 million unique users. The countdown begins! Here is the article about our first 1 million users posted on October 26, 2013: divebuddy.com/photo/71066/divebuddycom-exceeds-1-...ion-unique-visitors/...
Return to Cayman novel excerpt Return to Cayman novel excerpt
booksbyeric - 5/08/2015 6:57 AM
The following is an excerpt of the new thriller from Eric Douglas, Return to Cayman: Paradise Held Hostage. If you want to find out what happens next, or what’s really going on, pick up a copy in softcover or on Kindle. Eric will also donate a portion of all sales through July 31, 2015 to the Cayman Magic Reef Recovery effort. Return to Cayman: Paradise Held Hostage Return to Cayman ERIC DOUGLAS CHAPTER 5 Tanya was deep in her reports, sitting on the swaying boat and feeling mildly nauseous. A s...
Lake Rawlings in VA is Closing Lake Rawlings in VA is Closing
Greg - 3/08/2015 7:18 AM
Lake Rawlings in Rawlings, Virginia is closing. Here is an excerpt from their website: "It is with sadness that I must tell you our company is on the losing end of negotiations for the continued use of the Rawlings Quarry properties after March 31, 2015. Negotiations to purchase the properties were tilted too far to the side of the landowner, and the family owners would not give us a long term lease or sell their properties to us." Every Fri - Sun in March, 2015...they are have a liquidation sal...
Scuba Fitness: The TIDES Workout Scuba Fitness: The TIDES Workout
ScubaFit - 2/03/2015 3:46 PM
The Caribbean Sea and its more than 7,000 islands bespeak the adventurous history of many peoples such as the Americans, Dutch, French, Spanish, English, Mexicans, and Portuguese. Native cultures of the Maya, Arawak and Carib indians still weave through the islands with influences from Africa. It is bordered by the continents of North, Central and South America along with their respective coastal countries like Honduras, Panama, Costa Rica and Suriname, to name a few. The Caribbean is also the b...
California Diver Magazine publishes Hardcore Dive Team!
hcdiveteambrian - 6/18/2014 11:39 PM
With our survey dives going on in Santa Monica Bay for Californiashipstoreefs.org it has put us on a new, very promising site in Redondo Beach area, near the Palawan wreck. A big Thanks goes to California’s #1 dive publication CaliforniaDiver.com for running the story! The ducks are getting lined up, acquired vessels, designated sink site has revealed all around A’s in analysis studies, to effect the beginnings of multiple ongoing artificial reef development. It’d be a good time to contact Calif...
Scuba Diving Certification for Blind Diver Scuba Diving Certification for Blind Diver
Campbayresort - 10/27/2013 6:12 AM
Course Director-Dr. Jami Epstein at Camp Bay Beach Dive & Adventure Resort -Roatan Honduras east end , Trains and Certified a Blind Dive at Camp bay resort.... People with Disability have been working with Dr. Epstein as he has courses for disabled people. Divepath.com is the Scuba /Adaptive Scuba Instructor & Dive Master School at the resort...There are diving certifications and dive specialty’s offered weekly. check our web site for dive specials going on now till December -142013 Diver-$695- ...
DiveBuddy.com Exceeds 1 Million Unique Visitors! DiveBuddy.com Exceeds 1 Million Unique Visitors!
Greg - 10/26/2013 8:39 AM
On October 26, 2013, DiveBuddy.com has exceeded 1 million unique visitors! Since we began tracking our web statistics on December 19, 2006, DiveBuddy.com has continued to grow rapidly. Today marks the first day that we have exceeded 1 million unique visitors to our "little" scuba community. That’s over 1 million different scuba divers, instructors, dive centers, dive retailers and anyone else interested in scuba diving. Our Pageviews are now over 26 million! Yes, I said 26 MILLION! Very few onli...
Year One - DiveBuddy Beats ScubaEarth Year One - DiveBuddy Beats ScubaEarth
Greg - 10/25/2013 9:29 AM
In the 4th Quarter 2013 edition of PADI’s Undersea Journal, they bragged about the first year of ScubaEarth (their attempt to mimic what DiveBuddy has been doing for many years). However, the first year of DiveBuddy.com beat every one of the web statistics from PADI’s ScubaEarth. The following compares DiveBuddy.com’s first year (Jan 2007 - Dec 2007) to the first year of PADI’s ScubaEarth (Aug 2012 - Jul 2013): Pageviews: DB 3.4 million vs. PADI 3 million Average Page Views Per Visit: DB 19.5 vs...
Australian diver survives second shark attack in 10 years
Brian_V - 10/09/2013 8:02 AM
Australian diver survives second shark attack in 10 years (No photographs available) An Australian diver was recovering in hospital Wednesday after surviving his second shark attack in 10 years, according to local media reports. Greg Pickering was diving for shellfish when he was gored by what officials suspect was a great white near the city of Esperance in Western Australia. It was the second time the 55-year-old has found himself in the jaws of a shark. In 2004, he was bitten on the leg while...
New Diving Resort-Roatan Honduras east end.... New Diving Resort-Roatan Honduras east end....
Campbayresort - 9/27/2013 8:47 AM
New Diving Resort on Roatan Honduras east end....Camp bay beach dive & adventure resort.....We offer to 12 guest two tank dive s and one night dive per week.. We also have many adventure tours for the non-dive as well. Diving on the east end is like no other place in Roatan . Why you ask because there are only two resort’s who offer diving on the east end and they are two miles away from us . We have placed mooring balls around our reef’s to protect them as you see healthy reef’s and fish....Jus...
DiveBuddy.com - 30% Average Annual Growth DiveBuddy.com - 30% Average Annual Growth
Greg - 8/06/2013 10:48 AM
Since we launched DiveBuddy.com in the 4th quarter of 2006, we have seen an average annual growth of 30% for unique site visits. We are now averaging over 25,500 unique scuba divers on our site every month! This year alone, we are on pace to beat last year by over 40%. We are approaching 1,000,000 unique visitors! Currently the count is 931,114. We sure do have a great little scuba community here. Soon...we won’t be able to call it little. I think once we pass the 1 million scuba diver threshold...
Yakona - Pure Cinema film Yakona - Pure Cinema film
SeaMonkey - 6/13/2013 6:29 PM
Hello fellow scuba buddies, if you appreciate underwater photography and videography, please help support my film, Yakona! Check out the trailer on our website: www.yakona.org Like to join our team and support the film all the way to Sundance Film Festival? Help us here: http://igg.me/at/Yakona Remember, support what you love. Thanks, Kevin...
Why you should Learn to dive in the Caribbean with PADI Why you should Learn to dive in the Caribbean with PADI
landed - 3/27/2013 8:58 AM
Learning to dive is something that I had wanted to do for some time "come on cal learn to dive !" they would shout - my fellow backpackers, but I never did. Nothing in particular was blocking me and I was prevented once by not staying on one place long enough while backpacking in Australia – I needed a check over by the doctor to declare me fit to dive. These days more is known and now a declaration form can allow you to get diving the day you land. Things that prevent you from scuba diving. But...
1000 Scuba Quizzes Completed 1000 Scuba Quizzes Completed
Greg - 3/22/2013 1:23 PM
After releasing the new online SCUBA quiz section on DiveBuddy.com only a few weeks ago, 1000 quizzes have already been completed. You could say that we have increased diving knowledge by 1000 times, or else we reinforced what our intelligent members already knew :) If you haven’t taken a SCUBA quiz on DiveBuddy yet, give it a try. It’s free and easy-to-use. However, some of the quizzes are not that easy to pass. http://www.divebuddy.com/quiz/...
CITA Supports Marine Research in Cayman throughthe Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation
SunsetHouse - 3/13/2013 9:56 AM
Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 11:52Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 2013 – A vibrant and healthy marine ecosystem is one of the main reasons thousands of tourists visit the Cayman Islands each year. From the interactive experience at Stingray City to diving any of the 365 dive sites available throughout the three Cayman Islands, there is a great deal for these visitors to explore and enjoy. Ensuring that the local marine environment remains healthy is a key goal of the Cayman Islands Tourism Associati...
Scuba Divers Wanted for Possible TV Show Scuba Divers Wanted for Possible TV Show
Greg - 3/06/2013 2:00 PM
Here is the notice I recently received: I am casting/development producer at Crybaby Media currently doing a search for... get ready for it.......Paranormal Divers!! That’s right we are looking to create a team that will search historic ship wrecks and strange places where weird occurrences seem to keep happening (think Bermuda triangle). We are looking for crusty sea people with an attitude and some belief in the paranormal. Specifically all you oil rigging and docking divers. Easy right? At th...
Online SCUBA Quizzes - Test Your Diving Knowledge Online SCUBA Quizzes - Test Your Diving Knowledge
Greg - 2/25/2013 10:10 AM
Test your SCUBA brain power with new online quizzes by DiveBuddy: www.divebuddy.com/quiz Your quiz grades will be tracked and you can compare them to the average grades from other members. The scuba quizzes range in difficulty: Shrimp (Easy), Tuna (Moderate), Shark (Hard). Not many scuba divers can pass the Shark rated quizzes. There is also a pretty tough, 3 part, rescue diver quiz. As with everything else on DiveBuddy, the quizzes are completely free and fun for everyone. The SCUBA quizzes on ...
New DiveBuddy Images Available for Download (Stickers, Banners) New DiveBuddy Images Available for Download (Stickers, Banners)
Greg - 2/13/2013 7:30 AM
I posted more DiveBuddy images to the Links/Images page. You can download these images to print your own DiveBuddy stickers, t-shirts or banners. The banner is a great idea if you dive frequently and enjoy taking group photos. Many DiveBuddy members bring their banner everywhere they dive and have new dive buddies sign the banner for a memorable keepsake. Anyone can download these images to use on printed material. I only ask that you occasionally share some photos with us that include the DiveB...