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Needed: a new quarry diving MODEL
Airworks - 3 days 13 hours ago.
Having dove in numerous quarries since the late-60’s, I have substantial experience in this type of dive environment. It appears to me that the primary reason for the decade-long decline in local diving is the general unattractive and ho-hum nature of the quarry/lake diving ambience. The history of scuba diving in quarries shows that their primary use by dive shop owners, dive instructors, and quarry site managers has been overwhelmingly oriented around training and certifying divers on the tech...
Jill Heinerth Joins DCDiveSHow Jill Heinerth Joins DCDiveSHow
usdiveshows - 8 days 6 hours ago.
The DCDiveShow is proud to announce Jill Heinerth will be a part of our show February 22 & 23, 2020 at the DC Convention Center. Jill will make a presentation in our Feature Presentation Theater and also present a workshop on rebreathers... Rebreathers 101. READ MORE... conta.cc/31B3Q6L DCDiveShow.com...
A Typical Day on a Liveaboard A Typical Day on a Liveaboard
Kat3rina - 17 days 3 hours ago.
Each diver has a different preference, what works for one might not work for another. Including liveaboard preference. Some divers find it beneficial to be on one and others prefer otherwise. Here, I’ll quickly take you to what takes place on a typical day on a liveaboard. Liveaboard Diving Commonly, if you visit a certain place, what tourists usually do is to book a hotel to stay after a long day of escapade. However, if you’re not into diving activities and instead you’re into exploring the be...
Time to Ramp up Inland Diving
Airworks - 19 days 18 hours ago.
The subject of inland/local diving continues to be a subject of intense discussion within the dive industry. The noticeable decade-long decline in local diver participation has created concern in the minds of many dive industry leaders. In fact, one well-known dive instructor in the mid-Atlantic area made the comment that the dive industry is actually DYING! Many problems have been presented and debated, but very few and practical solutions have been forthcoming. DEMA’s "Go Dive Now" program is ...
Blue Mind and SCUBA Blue Mind and SCUBA
Airworks - 22 days 13 hours ago.
While driving from Virginia to North Carolina’s coast for a chartered dive to explore the famous U-352 submarine, my buddies and I decided to take turns reading (out loud for the benefit of the rest) Wallace J. Nichols’ recent book titled “Blue Mind.” We found it to be a very enlightening exposition of why humans are irresistibly drawn to water. “Blue Mind” is a compelling and profound look at how water affects us on every level of human existence: psychological, emotional, physical, and behavio...
Solo/Self-Reliant Diving: Is it for you? Solo/Self-Reliant Diving: Is it for you?
Airworks - 23 days 3 hours ago.
From the days of Jacques Ives Cousteau and the birth of SCUBA, recreational divers have been instructed to always dive in teams of two or more “buddies.” All diving-related activities – equipment checks, descents, ascents, etc., are all to be performed in groups. The “buddy system”, as it is known, is intended to provide safety, fun, and socialization. When the system functions as intended, with two or more competent divers joining forces underwater, the diving experience can be all it’s meant t...
Back To Diving Terranea Resort!
PSD - 28 days 23 hours ago.
My life is slowly starting to come back to normal; I looked at the swell maps this morning and it was all dark blue around Palos Verdes. There was no way I could talk my way out of a dive, so I arrived promptly at 8:00 AM at Terranea Resort. I’m still trying to get […]...
Scuba Diving: Packing Smart for Your Next Diving Adventure Scuba Diving: Packing Smart for Your Next Diving Adventure
Kat3rina - 7/09/2019 2:58 PM
Scuba diving is definitely one popular ocean activity, but as much as it is exciting, the preparation can be a bit overwhelming. Before leaving your nest to explore the depths of the ocean, of course, you’ll have to acquire the skill, knowledge, and the right training to make a dive successful. But perhaps the most important thing is to come prepared. You should pack the right diving equipment and know how to pack smart. That being said, here are some packing tips. A Month Before • Prepare some ...
I’m Back In The Water – Refresher Course
PSD - 6/29/2019 5:49 PM
After spending over a year liquidating my father’s estate and dealing with some bad business decisions, I said, “Fuck it.” I’m going back to my old life of diving, that I have missed, but never intended to leave. Sometimes you just have to call your losses and go on with your life. But, if I […]...
IMO 2020: A Step towards the greener future
Thewebsurfer - 6/25/2019 1:47 AM
IMO 2020: A Step towards the greener future The environmental ecosystem is decreasing year by year. The efforts towards environmental changes were necessary for this serious environmental situation to deal with climate change and environmental degradation. It could be seen that marine pollution accounts for a huge number of pollution coming from vessels due to active sea trade activities. The IMO 2020 is a step taken by the International Maritime Organisation to tackle the harmful effects of pol...
Holland SCUBA Diving - Tips For Relaxed Shore Diving in Zeeland Holland SCUBA Diving - Tips For Relaxed Shore Diving in Zeeland
Marlies-Diveoclock - 6/20/2019 6:41 AM
Shore diving in The Netherlands, Europe. It is less tropical as the Dutch Caribbean and you might need two wetsuits - but is it fun and the marine diversity as well as the quantity might just blow your mind. Get ready to explore Dutch diving, including climbing dikes with cows! diveoclock.com/destinations/Europe/Netherlands/Zeeland/...
5 Stunning Dive Spots in Fiji You Should Visit Soon 5 Stunning Dive Spots in Fiji You Should Visit Soon
Kat3rina - 6/16/2019 8:18 PM
Fiji has a number of names, from ‘The Best Shark Diving Location in the World to ‘The Soft Coral Capital of the World.’ With labels like these, it’s safe to say Fiji has some of the best diving destinations you can go to, whether you’re a noob or a pro. The country has a lot to offer for the keenest of divers, including canyons, caverns, swim-throughs, and wall dives. Whether you want to choose to be located from a liveaboard or on the islands, there is a lot to see the whole year round. That be...
DiveHope Fun Dive DiveHope Fun Dive
usdiveshows - 6/10/2019 5:16 PM
DiveHope Eleventh Year DiveHope will conduct it’s 11th-year event raising donations for breast cancer patients, Saturday, August 3, 2019, at WhiteStar State Park in Gibsonburg, OH. DiveHope is an all-volunteer group that meets annually for scuba diving, BBQ, raffles and auctions. All funds raised by the event support individuals who are undergoing treatment for cancer. Each year DiveHope raises enough money to support 10- 15 individuals undergoing cancer care, in the form of grants for services ...
Get Divers to Pick Up Trash Underwater Using #IsThisYours Get Divers to Pick Up Trash Underwater Using #IsThisYours
Kat3rina - 6/10/2019 3:47 PM
An unfortunate fact that we’ve known for so long is that our oceans are struggling. Worldwide fish stocks are dwindling in numbers; microplastics are found in shellfish, there’s a Great Pacific Garbage Patch three times the size of France, and the rising seawater temperatures are disturbing major aquatic systems. Changes to the environment are also changing our waters, and these changes aren’t at all good. In an attempt to hold people accountable for the trash they produce, a social media campai...
The First Drysuit – What to look for when buying a drysuit The First Drysuit – What to look for when buying a drysuit
Kat3rina - 6/08/2019 5:01 PM
What to look for to make sure you get the right drysuit when shopping for your first. Most people who start diving start out in a wetsuit. There are a number of perfectly good reasons for this. First off, most people learn how to dive in the warm seasons, or in areas that offer warm water year-round, making a wetsuit the most logical choice. They’re also cheaper than drysuits and as rental equipment sees a lot of wear and tear, this is an important factor for dive centers. And because they’re mo...
Recycling Old Fishing Nets Into Beautiful Carpet Tile Recycling Old Fishing Nets Into Beautiful Carpet Tile
Marlies-Diveoclock - 6/07/2019 10:05 AM
For World Oceans Day 2019 we partnered up with Interface to explain you all about Net-Works, a program to turn fishing nets into high design carpet tile while helping local communities. Continue reading to learn more about this program supporting less plastic and more fish in our oceans! diveoclock.com/blog/Fishing_Net_Carpet_Tile/...
Best Dive Sites in Asia Best Dive Sites in Asia
Kat3rina - 5/24/2019 8:20 AM
Traveling to Asia is as exciting as it sounds; Asia is the largest and most diverse continent on Earth, so you’ll get more than your money’s worth of culture, beauty, history, and adventure. Few divers can forget their first exhilarating encounter with a shark and for many, diving with sharks is the ultimate, awe-inspiring experience. From encounters with schooling hammerheads and hunting reef sharks to searching for unique species and snorkeling with the giants of the ocean. Asia is one of the ...
Thresher Shark, Malapascua Thresher Shark, Malapascua
divehappy - 4/29/2019 5:01 PM
Thresher Shark, Malapascua – image © Chris Mitchell Imagine dropping into the water at first light. Imagine dropping down behind the edge of a plateau that slopes away far into darkness below. And then imagine peering over the edge of the plateau to see one of these super graceful predators come gliding out of the gloom, so close that it’s almost overhead, before the slightest twist of its iconic whiplash tail sends it back the way it came, patrolling for the next meal it will stun wi...
How It’s Made Dive Gear Videos How It’s Made Dive Gear Videos
Marlies-Diveoclock - 4/24/2019 11:15 AM
Curious about how SCUBA diving gear is made? We have listed some detailed videos of how dive equipment is created step-by-step. Discover how SCUBA masks and fins, dive computers, regulators, BCDs, dive tanks, underwater housings, SCUBA diving lights and wetsuits are made in 8 videos. diveoclock.com/blog/How_Its_Made_Dive_Gear/...
San Francisco Scuba Diving & Adventure Travel Show
usdiveshows - 4/11/2019 12:34 PM
Tickets to the SFODiveShow are now on sale! SAVE $10 off Gate price on general admission by purchasing online at SFODiveShow.com...