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SCUBA QUIZ: Identify these Coral Species! SCUBA QUIZ: Identify these Coral Species!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 5 days 20 hours ago.
Do you think you know something about corals? Test your knowledge and impress your dive buddies! No need for scientific names, easy and fun! diveoclock.com/quiz/20_Coral_ID/...
The Experience of a Crossover from PADI to SSI! The Experience of a Crossover from PADI to SSI!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 10 days 20 hours ago.
Switching from dive organization can be very beneficial for a dive instructor or dive center. It can bring challenges that may work out great or the other way around. The story of a crossover of a dive center explained! diveoclock.com/blog/Crossover/...
Search PADI & SSI Dive Instructor Courses Search PADI & SSI Dive Instructor Courses
Marlies-Diveoclock - 10 days 20 hours ago.
Compare PADI Instructor Development Courses (IDCs) and SSI Instructor Trainer Courses (ITCs). Are you thinking about becoming a dive instructor? Wondering where to do this course and with who? We have created a brand new search engine for you to compare dive instructor courses from around the world. Find the best teachers, dive centers and package offers for your needs! Click here to search dive instructor courses! Are you offering PADI IDCs or SSI ITCs? Create an account on diveoclock.com/pro/ ...
12 Funny Christmas Gifts for SCUBA Divers! 12 Funny Christmas Gifts for SCUBA Divers!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 14 days 15 hours ago.
From Ugly SCUBA Christmas sweaters to THE BEST charity calendar of 2018, these dive related items are just too funny not to share! Put them on your Christmas list or hope Santa has put you on the naughty list. diveoclock.com/blog/Christmas_Gifts/...
25 Awesome SCUBA Gifts for Women! 25 Awesome SCUBA Gifts for Women!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 15 days 15 hours ago.
Looking for something dive related to give a women? Twenty-five ideas for when diving, at home and to share the love for SCUBA diving. Find Birthday presents, Christmas gifts or something to thank that special person! diveoclock.com/blog/Gift_Ideas_Women/...
The Magic Wetsuit The Magic Wetsuit
h2oman - 16 days 8 hours ago.
So the competition is pretty steep in the fish world....all these animals under the water, eat or be eaten and then you show up, wanting to take home some fillets for some fish tacos or some fresh ceviche. Well move over Mr. Spearo, you’ve got to get in line. I am a fish and everyone is trying to eat me. Sharks, rays, fish bigger than me, dolphins. You are going to have some serious skills if you are going to catch me. I will bolt at the drop of a hat. If I moved to Hawaii to retire I wouldn’t l...
10 Tips on How to Rinse your Dive Regulator! 10 Tips on How to Rinse your Dive Regulator!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 11/10/2017 12:41 PM
There are some things you should and definitely should not do when rinsing your regulator. A regulator is often the most expensive part of a dive equipment set.Taking good care of it obviously extends the lifespan but it also can prevent unnecessary repairs or malfunctions. diveoclock.com/blog/Regulator_rinsing/...
SCUBA QUIZ: Extreme Depths! SCUBA QUIZ: Extreme Depths!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 11/10/2017 12:41 PM
How deep is the ocean? How deep can light penetrate in the ocean? How deep has a human ever been in the ocean? Can you guess the right depths of these and other questions in this quiz? diveoclock.com/quiz/19_Depths/...
SCUBA Diving with Sea Lions in La Paz, Mexico! SCUBA Diving with Sea Lions in La Paz, Mexico!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 11/07/2017 12:41 PM
If you are looking for cuteness overload, go snorkeling or SCUBA diving with sea lions! They are incredibly playful and curious like a puppy. In Mexico you can dive with them in warm water, no dry suit needed! diveoclock.com/destinations/Latin-America/Mexico/La_Paz_Sea_Lions/...
Diving the Jewel of the Sea of Cortez: Cabo Pulmo, Mexico! Diving the Jewel of the Sea of Cortez: Cabo Pulmo, Mexico!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 11/03/2017 12:41 PM
If you are looking for a unique dive experience and are willing to go a bit off the beaten track you need to visit this hidden gem. It is no surprise marine biologists, oceanographers and film makers seem to come and go. The story is incredible and the diving is mind blowing. diveoclock.com/destinations/Latin-America/Mexico/Cabo_Pulmo/...
Dive with Hammerhead Sharks at Gordo Banks, Mexico! Dive with Hammerhead Sharks at Gordo Banks, Mexico!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 10/26/2017 12:41 PM
There are a few places in the world where you can go on a scheduled hammerhead shark dive. Along the West coast of Mexico you have several option to spot these magnificent creatures, with a day trip or liveaboard. Mission Hammerhead Sharks: ON! diveoclock.com/destinations/Latin-America/Mexico...el_Cabo_Gordo_Banks/...
Hollis Prism 2 course Hollis Prism 2 course
trivoodoo - 10/23/2017 11:51 PM
If anybody is interested in the Hollis Prism 2 course, here is the email address listed below. Now until the end of the year, we offer a Hollis Prism 2 course at half price. I am willing to travel with the unit if purchased from us and teach the course anyplace that can support a rebreather (e.g. 100% O2 and CO2 absorbent available ). Since this is our 5th year in operation, we will offer a 50% discount on the course fees. Any boat, park, and consumables are the responsibility of the student for...
We’ve lost one of our members.
GreggS - 10/09/2017 7:14 PM
It is with great sadness that I am informing Dive Buddy that we lost one of our members over the weekend; Clark Fletcher (fletch944t). He had gone missing Saturday morning, October 7, while diving with 3 friends and a dive master on the Cooper River. His body was found today. An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow. postandcourier.com/news/berkeley-county-crews-rec...6a-7b9405c2d8d4.html I had gotten to know Clark somewhat and had dived with him a couple of times, last time just a month ago. He had...
How you can help hurricane victims in Puerto Rico How you can help hurricane victims in Puerto Rico
ginovega - 10/02/2017 2:15 PM
BY Jennifer Hijazi September 25, 2017 at 6:00 PM EDT Picture: Soldiers of Puerto Rico’s national guard distribute relief items to people, after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Photo by REUTERS/Alvin Baez Islands throughout the Caribbean communities are beginning a long road to recovery from several major hurricanes that have ravaged the Atlantic. But Puerto Rico in particular is facing what local officials have described as a full-blown humanitarian crisis, with dev...
Advanced Dive Adventures around Cozumel, Mexico! Advanced Dive Adventures around Cozumel, Mexico!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 9/11/2017 2:48 AM
With countless dive sites, even separate dive areas and some impressive seasonal marine life creatures it might take a bit of planning when you are coming to Cozumel. When looking for the ’better’ dive sites for experienced divers around Cozumel a few things became clear... diveoclock.com/destinations/Caribbean/Mexico_Cozumel/...
The Best Dive Sites for Experienced Divers around Isla Mujeres, Mexico! The Best Dive Sites for Experienced Divers around Isla Mujeres, Mexico!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 9/10/2017 2:48 AM
Isla Mujeres might not be the most famous dive area in the Yucatan area, but there are some great dive sites around for sure! How about schools of fish or World War 2 wreck diving with some current and eagle rays? diveoclock.com/destinations/Caribbean/Mexico_IslaMujeres/...
5 Exciting Jobs as a Dive Instructor! 5 Exciting Jobs as a Dive Instructor!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 9/02/2017 6:33 PM
Are you still thinking about taking the leap to become a dive instructor? Or maybe you are a dive instructor and ask yourself something like ’What do I do after my career in the water?’ diveoclock.com/pro/Exciting_Jobs/...
Snorkeling with Whale Sharks around Isla Mujeres, Mexico! Snorkeling with Whale Sharks around Isla Mujeres, Mexico!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 8/29/2017 6:33 PM
How about swimming with a whale shark up close? Exciting? How about swimming with a few hundred?! It is possible in Mexico! The highest number of Whale sharks in the world can be spotted off the coast of Mexico. diveoclock.com/destinations/Caribbean/Mexico_WhaleSharks/...
Picturesque Cayo Arena and Stunning Unexplored Dive Sites in the Dominican Republic! Picturesque Cayo Arena and Stunning Unexplored Dive Sites in the Dominican Republic!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 8/28/2017 6:33 PM
How about having a turquoise lagoon surrounded by a ring of corals teaming with marine life all to yourself? This is one of the three coral atolls you can find in the Caribbean, one of the best dive areas in the Dominican Republic and for sure it is my favourite. Especially with all the dive sites around where only a few divers have been, explore this piece of paradise! diveoclock.com/destinations/Caribbean/DominicanRepublic_PuntaRucia/...
An American Dives In North Korea
PSD - 8/27/2017 5:28 PM
August 14, 2017 When I say I’m going to do something, I do it. I used to have that kind of persistency with women, but restraining orders, jail and getting beaten up all the time made me pursue traveling as a safer option. However, this will also probably be the lamest dive report that I […]...