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How to VIP (visually inspect) a scuba tank
Scubabunnycr - 7 days 6 hours ago.
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....
Back into the waters of Manuel Antonio - Life of a scuba instrutcor Back into the waters of Manuel Antonio - Life of a scuba instrutcor
Scubabunnycr - 10 days 10 hours ago.
Happy Open Water DiversIt’s been a while, but after about 10 months of not going deeper than 5 ft I was back in the water and teaching some open waters. For those of you that don’t know me I was out on maternity leave. Had a little girl and am very happy....but I digress. With the evolvement of the open water program over the past couple of years I was excited to put everything I had been teaching into a real application and get going with it. So my first two open water divers, since my land con...
We Are Back In Business! Diving Again After El Nino!
PSD - 12 days 5 hours ago.
Holy crap! Writing this post, I just realized I haven’t been diving at all this year! I am now ashamed, but beach diving conditions have sucked that much, and I haven’t been able to get on a boat either. I woke up, checked the swell map, and could not come up with an excuse to […]...
Project Aware campaign launches during Shark Week
JudiHope - 22 days 3 hours ago.
These creatures of the sea intimidate, dominate and install fear in humans, but, the shark is really not as ominous as it is made out to be. The week of June 26, 2016, has been deemed 'Shark Week'......
Fab Photos Friday: Cozumel! Fab Photos Friday: Cozumel!
tammer - 6/16/2016 9:46 PM
Check out my latest trip to Cozumel! travelswithtam.com/fab-photos-friday-cozumel/...
The plight of Florida’s coral reefs
JudiHope - 6/11/2016 2:21 PM
Save the Ocean activists are speaking out in response to a massive dredging project that has the probability to damage the only coral reef system in the United States and located in South Florida. The next step is to take......
Wave for change on World Oceans Day
JudiHope - 6/09/2016 1:55 AM
Wednesday, June 8, 2016, is World Oceans Day. Our oceans have deep meaning to each and every one of us. They provides inspiration, relaxation, exploration and adventure, but most of all, they symbolize the common denominator of life itself.&......
Go wild for life and save our oceans
JudiHope - 6/06/2016 3:35 AM
What did you happen to do for World Environment Day? June 5th is the day when each of us does something positive to take care of the earth. As a scuba diver or a snorkeler or just a water enthusiast......
Dive Season is Coming
scubadivingnomad - 5/31/2016 8:36 PM
Bismark II is one of the dive sites used on the Tuesday and Thursday night dives photo by RU4scuba I am looking forward to the next week. It represents the opening of the local dive season in Upstate New York, and I can tell you it is not a day too soon for me. The visit back to home has been one of many changes and one of the largest is that diving is not just around the corner. I am looking forward to the local diving, but in some ways I feel like a novice diver again. Low visibility is nothin...
Ocean Frontiers celebrates 20 years
JudiHope - 5/29/2016 4:15 PM
Ocean conservation continues to expand in a top dive destination, the Cayman Islands. Dive operation, Ocean Frontiers, has built an outstanding reputation since opening its doors in 1996. The prime focus, besides customer service, centers on ocean......
Congratulations to Kona Underwater Photography Shootout Winners!
PixelLetch - 5/28/2016 6:17 AM
1st Place overall and 1st Place Wide Angle — Bo PardauWe were happy to be a sponsor of the 1st Kona Underwater Photo Shootout along with Kona Honu Divers and other leading manufacturers! Some great photos and good fun! Congratulations to the winners!3rd Place Wide Angle — Deron Verbeck and a $100 gift certificate from Optical Ocean Sales.The results of the 2016 Kona Underwater Shootout are in! A big THANK YOU to our sponsors for this year’s event; SEA&SEA Underwater Imaging, Waterproof USA, Opti...
For the first time; I am a DIVER!
Richcoast - 5/23/2016 3:20 PM
I woke up and felt this excitement in my stomach! Why? I always wanted to take scuba diving lessons and see the world beneath the waves! Today it was time for my PADI Open Water Diver course! This is where it started for me! I’ll learned how the use basic scuba gear, how to dive safely and […]...
You are invited to SOS girlie dive day
JudiHope - 5/22/2016 3:57 PM
Girls, whether you dive or snorkel, get your gear ready for an ocean social of salty proportions! It is once again time for the annual SOS Girlie Dive Day for the second big year. The girls had so much fun......
Diving a military wonder
JudiHope - 5/08/2016 4:50 PM
Diving is a sport in which no experience is ever the same, whether you want to swim amongst the colorful corals and amazing marine life, or take on an adventure with a wreck dive. Whatever you choose to do, the......
Updating the news, New scuba instructors and Marine Conservation and Research Program Updating the news, New scuba instructors and Marine Conservation and Research Program
Scubabunnycr - 5/04/2016 7:30 PM
Two successful PADI Instructor training programs this year already, our IDC in February and then in April has led to our continued success as a IDC center and more importantly to some happy new instructors heading out into the scuba world. So far this year our instructors have headed off to the Phillipines, the BVIs, Hawaii, the States and some have stayed here in Costa Rica to teach. There are always plenty of opportunities out there in the Ocean and at Go Pro Costa Rica we try to give you ever...
SCUBA Diving Robots To Make Divers Obsolete
PSD - 5/01/2016 6:57 AM
Drone pilots can bomb and terrorize from thousand of miles away; with the same type of technology, Stanford University has developed a SCUBA diving robot. Well, since the diving robot is unable to breathe, the term SCUBA may not apply here; I’m sure it can’t get bent either. The robot has artificial intelligence built into […]...
The Florida lionfish hunt
JudiHope - 4/30/2016 8:32 PM
Word is beginning to spread quickly. After years of the dreaded lionfish preying on Florida reef systems and devouring the smaller fish that make up the marine eco-system, Florida is in the process of launching a reward system for......
Komodo National Park Komodo National Park
scubadivingnomad - 4/20/2016 3:43 AM
Komodo National Park (KNP)Located in a very remote portion of the Indonesian islands is a place that seems mythical, a place forgotten by time and controlled by dragons. The island of Komodo is the only home of the 10 foot (3 meter) long Komodo dragon. The island has about 2,000 people living on it with a mostly traditional lifestyle. Numerous small islands and three larger islands, Rinca, Komodo and Padar, make up the park that was established to protect the dragons. That protection has been ex...
Adopt a dive site on Earth Day
JudiHope - 4/20/2016 1:48 AM
This entire week is referred to as Earth Week, the one week out of the year that we pay our greatest amount of respect to the Earth. This coming Friday, April 22, 2016, has been christened as Earth Day all......
Freediving is becoming more popular
Richcoast - 4/19/2016 4:37 PM
  We get more questions every year about freediving, here at Rich Coast Diving. That’s in line with the trend of freediving becoming more popular. Films such as The Big Blue help the awareness about this beautiful way of diving. As we get many questions about the disciplines of free diving, here’s a first introduction […]...