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Christmas Time is Scuba Time
Richcoast - 12/24/2017 2:52 PM
That time of the year has almost made it down to Rich Coast Diving. Christmas time. Or as we like to call it… that time of the year where EVERYBODY wants to go diving. We will be diving. Everyday. 3 times. Non-stop. Busy days. These are the things we here at Rich Coast live for. […]...
Top 5 useful things divers find underwater.
Richcoast - 7/06/2017 9:18 PM
As divers we seem to be more conscious about the environment than before we were certified. Underwater clean-ups are organized all over the world on a regular base. Besides garbage and waste,0 divers also find useful things. Some items being more useful than others! :). Click the more button and read on, You will be […]...
Do you need divemaster experience before the IDC?
Richcoast - 4/28/2017 7:26 PM
Going straight from the Divemaster internship to the idc is something not many people want to do! They want to gain ‘experience’ as a Divemaster first, something I also thought I wanted, but soon realised it’s so much easier to go straight into the idc, and also very rewarding! Plus, you gain the same and […]...
Overfishing: Extinction of Most Species by 2048
Richcoast - 10/27/2016 6:00 PM
Fishing is a way of life essential to the livelihood and food security of 200 million people who mainly live in developing countries. One of five people on Earth depends on fish as the main source of protein. However, the ocean is not limitless and we are catching fish faster than they can reproduce; the […]...
New Divemaster Packages
Richcoast - 9/27/2016 7:39 PM
Here at Rich Coast Diving we train quit a few PADI dive masters. Most come and join us for the 3 month internship and receive the top notch training that gets them ready to be a PADI pro anywhere in the world. The world is moving faster and people seem to have less time, everything […]...
Diving with Orcas
Richcoast - 9/12/2016 5:04 PM
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 […]...
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 […]...
Diving at BAT islands
Richcoast - 7/30/2016 6:19 PM
find out about Bat islands in Costa Rica. Dive with the bull sharks....
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 […]...
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 […]...
My first try in the ocean.
Richcoast - 3/15/2016 6:27 PM
My first time in Costa Rica, my first time for 6 months from home and last but not least; my first time diving! For everything there is a first time. I always loved the ocean with all the animals and the beauty. Diving is was my bucket list! Now it was finally time to scratch it […]...
Making the most of your dive internship
Richcoast - 12/22/2015 5:42 PM
There are lots of post about internships and loads of discussions. Talking about FREE labor or slaves in the dive industry. This of course is totally up to you as the intern. You can get the most out of an internship if you give it your most. An internship is definitely not a free divemaster or idc, […]...
Tips for Making a Good Dive Great
Richcoast - 10/06/2015 3:56 PM
Have you ever had this feeling during a dive of something going really good and suddenly it took a turn for the worse? We all hope for that perfect dive when we hop in the water, but as most of us know, there is a wide array of problems that can arise during diving. These can […]...
Thank you, Scuba Diving!
Richcoast - 9/18/2015 4:59 PM
The truth is that nowadays there are few sports that manage the human-nature relation as scuba diving does. One of the most important things is that scuba diving can change the live of that one who is involved with it, so maybe is because of this that in this recent years there are more and […]...
Vacationing with a non-diver.
Richcoast - 9/08/2015 8:16 PM
Are you on a family holiday and you want to spend some time blowing bubbles? We can give you some advice about how to plan your family holiday and your next adventure. Some families are made up of divers and non-divers and sometimes this causes some issues for the people who have to wait longer […]...
Laughs and laughs with the pussy divers
Richcoast - 8/26/2015 3:09 PM
Diving is a vacation for most people. I am mean, working in the dive industry is basically a vacation as well, am I right instructors? Here in Costa Rica we are located in one of the favorite travel destinations which, lucky for us is growing into a dive destination as well. Costa Rica has so much […]...
The meaning of a Divemaster Internship
Richcoast - 8/14/2015 3:27 PM
Going Pro and taking the next step on the PADI ladder is a dream for many.  Now it so happens that the dive industry gives many opportunities to grow, even if you do not have piles of cash.  There are many types of internships available.  Now this does not mean you get your Divemaster for […]...
Puffer fish blowing up as a defense mechanism
Richcoast - 8/01/2015 6:49 PM
Yesterday I noticed a disturbing photo on Facebook and judging by the comments I believe these people had no clue what they had done. Other people were commenting on how cool this was as well, so I am going to try and explain the behavior of a puffer fish blowing up. We already did a […]...
My Ocean Challenge
Richcoast - 7/23/2015 6:22 PM
Last week we organized a big event called JAWESOME. It was a great success and thanks to many donations for our raffle tickets, big sale of T-shirts plus food and drinks at Zi lounge we raised a total of $1800 to donate to Project Aware to help them to safe our sharks.Zi lounge did a great job […]...
Freediving in Costa Rica
Richcoast - 6/17/2015 6:20 PM
Across generations and experience levels, freedivers are commonly lost for words to recount the feeling of moving effortlessly underwater in one breath. One thing they all agree on is that freediving is addictive. It’s no surprise that freediving (apnea diving or breath-hold diving) has become one of the fastest-growing sports in the world! Freediving allows […]...