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Thailand: A Divers Paradise
SKubaSteve - 6/23/2015 5:47 PM
Divebuddy (guest) Post by Oscar Waterworth It is a well known fact that Thailand is a great tourist attraction. Apart from great climate and welcoming people, one of the main reasons for that are perfectly clear water and incredibly rich marine life which attract visitors from all over the world, … Dive in to read more!...
Video Introduction to Diveadvisor
SKubaSteve - 5/18/2015 1:37 AM
Hey Dive Buddies! I know it’s been a bit but I finally got done with the first installment in my series of articles about online SCUBA communities! Say hello to Diveadvisor.com and the Diveadvisor mobile application. Diveadvisor.com is an online SCUBA community where divers can find comprehensive databases for: Destinations … Dive in to read more!...
Lessons Learned From a Weekend Dive! (Plus video!)
SKubaSteve - 5/05/2015 3:37 AM
Hi Dive Buddies! I had a great dive on Saturday with Greg & Dave (last names withheld to protect their prospects for future political office). We had a good time diving but it also brought to light a great reason to get local diving in. Here’s something to think about … Dive in to read more!...
Don’t let something as simple as a mask strap ruin your next dive!
SKubaSteve - 3/26/2015 8:22 PM
Have you ever considered how you would respond if your mask strap broke underwater while you were diving? As SCUBA divers one of the skills that we are taught is to remove and replace a mask underwater and I’ve shared stories about this in earlier posts. Being prepared to handle … Dive in to read more!...
Getting to Know 8 Online SCUBA Diving Communities
SKubaSteve - 1/29/2015 7:53 PM
How do you get your SCUBA on between dive trips? Since many divers look forward to diving on specific dive vacations or the occasional weekend, staying in touch with the sport during our ‘dry spells’ can help us stay current as well as sate our hunger for diving between trips. Doing that … Dive in to read more!...
4 Easy Ways to Share Your Passion for SCUBA Diving!
SKubaSteve - 11/25/2014 4:39 PM
Diving is cool… not just a little bit cool… it’s REALLY cool! Having dive experience and being a part of the SCUBA community makes each of us a member of a fortunate group. The great news is that this group is always looking for new members and as ambassadors of … Dive in to read more!...
What did you forget on your last dive trip?
SKubaSteve - 11/03/2014 6:41 AM
During my traveling adventures as a SCUBA diver I’ve had my share of: I forgot to pack… I didn’t test… …wasn’t ready in time for the trip. Sure wish I had a spare… Even… Wow I packed WAY too much stuff… I bet you’ve been there yourself… Click HERE for a brand new … Dive in to read more!...
6 Things to Love About Duct Tape in Your SCUBA Kit
SKubaSteve - 9/10/2014 3:23 AM
Duct tape is handy to have in the garage, the laundry room, in your office desk or even your sock drawer but did you know that white duct tape can be a valuable addition to your SCUBA diving kit? Here are six reasons to throw a roll of duct tape … Dive in to read more!...
Under Pressurize: Your Dive Travel – eBook
SKubaSteve - 9/05/2014 4:56 PM
Hi dive Buddies, So, I did a limited release of a new eBook that I’m working on to get feedback from other divers. This short eBook is designed to help recreational SCUBA divers get ready for a dive trip. It includes things to look for as you get your gear … Dive in to read more!...
SCUBA Diving in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – June 2014
SKubaSteve - 8/20/2014 12:25 AM
SCUBA divers know how exciting it is to discover new and exciting creatures on the reef. What’s even better is when a buddy that’s new to diving finds something fun and has the opportunity to share that with you! What’s even better than that is when your wife gets the … Dive in to read more!...
Episode 004 – Discussion on Dive Knives | Divecast | Podcast
SKubaSteve - 8/01/2014 3:56 AM
Do you dive with a knife? In this episode I discuss the reasons for diving with a knife. In the tip of the week I offer some considerations about where to mount your dive knife. The Gear Junkie’s Garage is looking forward to a new product from Aqwary call the … Dive in to read more!...
SCUBA Diving on the Go!
SKubaSteve - 7/25/2014 5:48 AM
In this episode of the Under Pressure Divecast I’m going to talk a little about traveling and SCUBA diving. What do you take? What are some of the considerations we have as traveling divers? Note: Yes… it appears that I’m not as focused as I should be here. Ooops! Tip … Dive in to read more!...
SCUBA Diving with the Shine From Misfit Wearables – Update
SKubaSteve - 7/09/2014 10:58 PM
In Episode 001 of the Under Pressure Divecast I introduced the Shine fitness monitor from Misfit Wearables. At that time I hadn’t yet been able to dive with it and today I’m happy to report that after three dive locations the verdict is in and the Shine… well… it shines! … Dive in to read more!...
Woohoo! The Under Pressure Divecast Hits iTunes ‘New and Noteworthy’!
SKubaSteve - 6/11/2014 2:57 AM
Hi Divebuddies! Yes…! the Under Pressure Divecast is on the New & Noteworthy section of iTunes (at least for a minute or two) in the Sports & Recreation: Outdoor category. I just had to share this and wanted to let everyone who’s already taken the time to listen to the … Dive in to read more!...
SCUBA Diving at the Homestead Crater, Utah
SKubaSteve - 5/27/2014 3:13 AM
When was the last time you put on your dive gear with just a swimming suit and knew that you wouldn’t get cold no matter how much time you spent in the water? Or had the opportunity to SCUBA dive under a dome of mineral deposits in a geologic landmark? … Dive in to read more!...
April 2014 HPS Open Water SCUBA Class Video!
SKubaSteve - 5/21/2014 4:54 AM
Many thanks and congratulations to all our new Dive Buddies. You guys rocked it! I know that I speak for Alan, Todd, Dave (Homestead Crater instructor extraordinaire) and I when I say we had a great time working with you and hope you had as much fun as we did as … Dive in to read more!...
Introducing the Under Pressure Divecast!
SKubaSteve - 5/08/2014 7:39 PM
Have you ever had a question about SCUBA diving or thought how fun it must be? Well… you’re right and I know you’ll find you’re not alone. Welcome to the first ever Under Pressure Divecast! This is an audio production dedicated to the fun and exciting sport of recreational SCUBA … Dive in to read more!...
Dedicated Video Pages for the Dive Site Orientation Series
SKubaSteve - 4/22/2014 3:13 PM
Hey Dive Buddies! I’ve implemented a new dedicated page for the Dive Site Orientation Series. The Homestead Crater edition is currently posted for everyone to take a look at and comment. I’m also testing Wistia as a video content provider instead of YouTube or Vimeo. I’d appreciate hearing any thoughts on … Dive in to read more!...
It’s 16 minutes into the dive… do you know where your fins are? It’s 16 minutes into the dive… do you know where your fins are?
SKubaSteve - 4/08/2014 2:37 PM
Diving changes the way that we interact with our environment. Understanding how that interaction changes is vital to getting the most out of our dives; being a good dive buddy and protecting our fragile reefs. If you’re a new diver you have probably looked back or down to find your … Dive in to read more! Photo © 2010 Mika Hiltunen - all rights reserved. Used with permission....
Is Your Dive Computer Your Submersible Pressure Gauge? Is Your Dive Computer Your Submersible Pressure Gauge?
SKubaSteve - 4/02/2014 3:57 AM
With the proliferation of dive computers and the recent release of a recreational option from Shearwater (Shearwater just contact me for an address to send the demo ;) ) dive computers are moving from luxury to must-have dive gear. This shift is for good reason. There are many benefits to diving … Dive in to read more!...