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Another Dive, Another Trip and Lobster Season
PSD - 1 day 1 hour ago.
Having not been able to put a SCUBA diving trip together for several years, I stumbled onto the diving trip of a life time. It is a group tour in July 2017 that originates in Vladivostok, Russia… and after eight days, ends back in Vladivostok, Russia. I wired my deposit last week. Other than that, […]...
Diving Fiji: The soft coral capital of the world! Diving Fiji: The soft coral capital of the world!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 8 days 9 hours ago.
Laying in the South Pacific with tropical waters and an amazing Polynesian culture - Fiji is a tropical paradise! Find out about diving Mellow Yellow in the famous Bligh Water after Cyclone Winston! diveoclock.com/destinations/Oceania/Fiji/Bligh_Water/...
Million Dollar Point, diving in a huge US Army dump yard in Vanuatu! Million Dollar Point, diving in a huge US Army dump yard in Vanuatu!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 8 days 9 hours ago.
WRECKS, WRECKS, WRECKS! This incredible place is a dump yard with millions of dollars worth of goods from the US Army in clear South Pacific waters! diveoclock.com/destinations/Oceania/Vanuatu/Million_Dollar_Point/...
The SCUBA Beer fine rules! The SCUBA Beer fine rules!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 8 days 9 hours ago.
All over the world dive instructors apply the beer fine law for common ’mistakes’ made by new divers. Beer fines are there for a reason! Can you name at least 3 suitable occasions for buying your instructor a beer? diveoclock.com/quiz/6_Beer_fine_rules/...
The ultimate shark encounter at Beqa Lagoon, Fiji! The ultimate shark encounter at Beqa Lagoon, Fiji!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 8 days 9 hours ago.
Get your adrenaline pumping and dive with countless sharks without a cage in Fiji! See Bull sharks, Tiger sharks, Silvertips and many other shark species in one single dive! Show time! diveoclock.com/destinations/Oceania/Fiji/Beqa_sharks/...
The Ultimate Guide to Finding The Best IDC! The Ultimate Guide to Finding The Best IDC!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 10 days 18 hours ago.
Are you a PADI Divemaster wondering where to do your IDC (Instructor Development Course) to become a Dive Instructor? Do you want to know where you can find the best teachers, dive centers and prices? Here is the ultimate guide to finding the right IDC for you! diveoclock.com/blog/IDC/...
The Ultimate List to Compare IDC’s! The Ultimate List to Compare IDC’s!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 10 days 18 hours ago.
Find the right IDC for you here with comparable information about different dive centers, Course directors! Including package deals, dive locations and prices! diveoclock.com/blog/IDC_list/...
Diving with Orcas
Richcoast - 14 days 15 hours ago.
I am sure we have all been to a sea aquarium at least once in our life, but hopefully now with all the commotion around Seaworld we know better. We are all signing petitions, to save marine capture, stop Dolphin torture in Tajij, or the Faroe slaughter. Facebook is exposing more and more and we are slowly […]...
Flat As A Lake! Another Perfect Sunday Dive!
PSD - 22 days 1 hour ago.
The swell map was solid blue around Palos Verdes and there was a big turnout at Terranea today – maybe 20 divers and a lot of new faces. I was the first one off the Point – it was like slipping off the rocks and into a lake. Having no idea where to drop on […]...
SS President Coolidge, the largest easy accessibly wreck in the world! SS President Coolidge, the largest easy accessibly wreck in the world!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 25 days 15 hours ago.
If you search for the best wrecks in the world, the SS President Coolidge is on the list! In the country Vanuatu, somewhere in the South West Pacific, you can dive a huge World War II troop transport wreck and previous cruise ship! diveoclock.com/destinations/Oceania/Vanuatu/Coolidge/...
500 Dives And Still Alive!
PSD - 8/22/2016 6:06 AM
I arrived at Terranea Resort a few minutes after 8 AM, to what was going to be my 500th dive. There were maybe eight or nine divers there, but only three regulars – Reverend Al, BlueSteel and Libertarian Ted. It was decided to go off the Point. Unlike most other dives, I was actually waiting […]...
The risks of touching marine life! The risks of touching marine life!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 8/19/2016 2:46 PM
Have you been in the position where your dive guide or buddy showed you something by grabbing it? Did you wonder if this is good or bad behavior and WHY people always say NOT to touch marine life? Find out here! diveoclock.com/blog/Risks_of_touching/...
Dive against Debris
Richcoast - 8/10/2016 5:22 PM
Every year thousands of marine animals die from eating or getting tangled in marine debris or trash in the ocean. Research has shown that marine debris affects 663 marine species. Divers have a history of removing trash from the ocean but despite our best efforts the trash keeps piling up. In order to help the […]...
SCUBA Quiz! Can you identify these sea creatures? SCUBA Quiz! Can you identify these sea creatures?
Marlies-Diveoclock - 8/08/2016 11:55 PM
Learn to identify more fish and other marine life in a fun and easy way! Guess the names of these fish and other sea creatures!...
Sunday Diving, Lobster Prep and Dead Bodies
PSD - 8/08/2016 4:30 AM
It’s two months before lobster season, and I have made reservations to go on the Bottom Scratcher on Opening night. I was told it will be limited to 25 divers, and the boat will move to three different locations, unlike the fiasco in 2005 when most everyone got skunked because the boat anchored in one […]...
From Divemaster to Instructor - an interview with Course Director Camille Lemmens! From Divemaster to Instructor - an interview with Course Director Camille Lemmens!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 8/07/2016 11:55 PM
A teachers perspective on IDC’s, good & bad students, the hardest part and hilarious moments!...
10 reasons why you should keep logging your dives! 10 reasons why you should keep logging your dives!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 8/07/2016 11:55 PM
If you are thinking about buying a (new) logbook, creating your own or even if you are considering to stop logging your dives - read this first!...
Diving at BAT islands
Richcoast - 7/30/2016 6:19 PM
find out about Bat islands in Costa Rica. Dive with the bull sharks....
SCUBA Quiz: How much weight do you need? SCUBA Quiz: How much weight do you need?
Marlies-Diveoclock - 7/27/2016 11:55 PM
The right amount of lead on your weight-belt is important to dive comfortably. What variables influence the amount of weight you need? Can you name at least three?...
How to VIP (visually inspect) a scuba tank
Scubabunnycr - 7/15/2016 10:29 PM
One of the really important skills that will make you stand out in the dive industry. Actually being qualified to service tanks. You can notch it up there with equipment maintenance as well....