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Diving Grand Cayman on a Budget Diving Grand Cayman on a Budget
DiveJay - 4 days 22 hours ago.
Divetech in Grand Cayman has dive and room packages from B&B, Suites, Beach Condos to dive resort at Lighthouse Point. Boat diving tight on the budget, then Divetech has an unlimited shore diving package. Shore dive at Lighthouse Point is world class with statue "Guardian of the Reef", mini-wall, reefs and underwater navigation lines to the deep wall where you will find canyons, pinnacles and swim throughs to explore. Divetech provides diving for kids (5+) to advanced divers including rebreather...
Divers Check Your Tanks: DOT Urgently Searching For Invalid Hydro Tests
TheMythicalCaveFill - 10 days 22 hours ago.
This might be a double post, but it was posted under health & safety and not popping up when looking at all article’s. This is an important issue and need better exposure. "The US Department of Transportation (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is asking for immediate assistance from divers to identify scuba tanks which may have an invalid RIN number (Retesters Identification Number). This number is used to identify hydrostatic testing facilities and appears stamped into...
Divetech expands their operation in Grand Cayman
JudiHope - 11 days 15 hours ago.
Grand Cayman has some exciting news for all those destination divers eager to experience some of the adventures that the friendly island has to offer. Divetech has earned a massive amount of respect not only from residents of the......
The 2015 Heal The Bay Redondo Beach Pier Dive
PSD - 13 days 23 hours ago.
It’s that time of year when people all over the world stop throwing cigarette butts and trash all over the place and clean up the coast. Yes, I’m referring to the Coastal Cleanup Day of 2015. Dive N Surf handled cleaning underneath the pier – they closed the pier to fishermen and provided support to […]...
Thank you, Scuba Diving!
Richcoast - 15 days 12 hours ago.
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 […]...
Trash Pick Up. Trash Pick Up.
LiveBait - 23 days 8 hours ago.
Project AWARE has launched its Beneath the Waves campaign, calling on the scuba diving community to share personal photographs of underwater trash in order to highlight the devastating impacts of marine debris underwater. Photographs shared via Twitter and Instagram will be displayed in a global photo collage now through October 5, 2015 on and across all social media sites.
Vacationing with a non-diver.
Richcoast - 25 days 9 hours ago.
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 […]...
Gain ocean expertise at REEF Fest 2015
JudiHope - 8/29/2015 9:22 PM
When it comes to marine conservation, South Florida outshines the rest with diligence and dedication for the cause. If you want to latch on to that wave and ride it to success, REEF Fest 2015 is just the sort......
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 […]...
Investigating the Submerged Victim: Underwater Forensics
ChrisDuboisCharles - 8/24/2015 3:46 PM
PRESENTED BY: Mack S. House Jr. Chris Dubois-Charles Shane McClung Crime Scene Investigator Diver Technologists International & WAWFE & September 25th & 26th, 2015 Hilton Garden Inn 4075 SW 33PL, Gainsville, Florida 32608 ________________________________________________________________________________ Multi State Approved for Continuing Education Points Registration must be made by September 18th Open to the Public ~ must be 18 years of age or older Conference Contacts: Chri...
Women Divers in the Yucatan! Amazing. Women Divers in the Yucatan! Amazing.
tammer - 8/24/2015 12:39 PM
LiveBait - 8/18/2015 5:35 PM
WARNING GRAPHIC FOOTAGE. While on a research project in Costa Rica, Nathan J. Robinson removed a 10 cm (4 in) plastic straw that was entirely embedded into the nostril of an olive ridley sea turtle. Lamentably, this is a consequence of the world of single-use, non-biodegradable plastic that we currently live in....
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 […]...
Diving Update And Conditions Report
PSD - 8/10/2015 6:30 AM
I haven’t been diving since May, for various reasons. I came back from my secret trip to Iowa with a cold from hell, but tried to get back in the water two weeks ago. I geared up with Kenny and some 16 year old chick and made it all the way down to the cove […]...
Scuba diving becomes royal affair
JudiHope - 8/09/2015 6:26 PM
The sport of scuba diving has taken on a much 'deeper' meaning these days. It was splashed on the internet and all across the tabloids this past week that PADI ,(Professional Association of Diving Instructors), has awarded......
Citizen Science with Marine Megafauna Foundation! Citizen Science with Marine Megafauna Foundation!
tammer - 8/03/2015 3:00 PM An amazing Citizen Science trip with Marine Megafauna’s Ray of Hope Expeditions! This photo was taken by the Director, Dr Andrea Marshall, of me with a pregnant female whale shark!...
Water sports for Wounded Warriors
JudiHope - 8/02/2015 2:56 PM
This coming November, the Diving Equipment & Marketing Association, better known as DEMA, holds its annual trade show, for the dive industry, in Orlando, Florida. One of the largest trade shows of its kind, the DEMA Show......
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 […]...
Diving highlights July 28th
Scubabunnycr - 7/29/2015 12:13 AM
Scuba diving highlights from today. I love the big and the small, the pinktail triggersih I think is definitely one of my faves!...
A PADI Divemaster, To Be or Not to be......that is the question A PADI Divemaster, To Be or Not to be......that is the question
Scubabunnycr - 7/27/2015 11:23 PM
So after a recent discussion with some PADI Divemaster candidates I was inspired to write an article about "why it is good" to become a Divemaster and why, in my humble opinion, it is a bad idea to complete your divemaster training. Not that it is a bad thing per se, more that there are some good reasons to complete the training and there are some bad reasons. So let’s start with what we know about the course for starters and what it entails. The PADI Divemaster program is designed to train you ...