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Whale Shark Diving Etiquette Whale Shark Diving Etiquette
h2oman - 2 days 23 hours ago.
Whale Shark Diving Etiquette- Ningaloo Reef, Isla Holbox, Gladden Split, Kwatisore Bay, Darwin’s Arch, Simon’s Town, Sun Island, Kilindini Harbor, Donsol Bay, Utila Open Water, 1. Don’t be a pig. Get in the water quickly, but once you’ve swum with him for a few minutes, back off to let the other divers see him from up front. 2. Never grab a tail or ride off their middle fin. They are God’s creatures too, not mopeds. 3. Limit your expectations. Many people have expectations that are way too high,...
Halibut Hunting: California Seminar Halibut Hunting: California Seminar
h2oman - 4 days ago.
Spotlight Local California: RAW HALIBUT By H2OMAN ...First published in Spearfishing Magazine (for California Trips contact Freedivingfilms.com) Trophies can be hunted and trophies can be married. Most divers who are underwater hunters have the problem that the trophies we are blessed enough to land on land and beneath the sea seem to get into shoving matches back home around the mantel. I got that suffocating feeling again (like you need to come up for air) when she looked up at me. She sat on ...
Pig looking ships Pig looking ships
ScubaScout - 2/21/2018 8:20 AM
PRESS RELEASE They were called pigboats not because they carried pigs. Dr. Daley is an expert on Whaleback ships built in Superior Wisconsin from 1888 to 1898. 43 were constructed; some were unpowered barges while others were independent steam-powered vessels. They were called pigboats because they had a distinctive pig-like bow. Come and listen to Dr. Matthew Daley talk about -In the Wake of Disaster: The story of the James B. Colgate, the Merida, and Lake Erie’s Black Friday Storm of 1916 at t...
Upper Midwest Scuba & Adventure Show Upper Midwest Scuba & Adventure Show
ScubaScout - 2/21/2018 8:13 AM
Share the Adventure at the 2018 Upper Midwest Scuba and Adventure Travel Show (UMSAT) Saturday, March 3, 2018 – 9:00AM to 6:00PM Double Tree by Hilton Bloomington –Minneapolis South 7800 Normandale Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55439 For Immediate Release: Looking for an amazing day full of adventure? The 18th annual Upper Midwest Scuba and Adventure Travel Show (UMSAT) combines professional divers, shipwreck hunters, educators, and underwater photographers, videographers, and archaeologists in a fascin...
SCUBA QUIZ: Shark Facts! SCUBA QUIZ: Shark Facts!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 2/20/2018 1:53 PM
Have you ever seen a shark while diving? They are magnificent creatures, on top of the marine food chain and unfortunately often misunderstood. Test your knowledge about sharks and see if you can answer these 10 questions right! diveoclock.com/quiz/23_Sharks/...
Back In The Water – I Hope This Is A Trend
PSD - 2/19/2018 4:52 AM
It was Paris Hilton’s birthday yesterday; she is a fellow SCUBA diver, so Happy Birthday Paris Hilton, and congratulations on your engagement and not hooking up with me! Yeah, she is not one of my six readers, but it’s the thought that counts. There has been a lot of crap going on in my life, […]...
Packing the dive bag for travel
johanohl - 2/16/2018 7:55 AM
Hi Buddies, I want to share some tips on how I pack my dive bag for liveaboard and dive travel, I hope it helps and that you enjoy the video :-) youtu.be/-P9wom7UM54...
Why Should you PAY for your Internship? Why Should you PAY for your Internship?
GooDiving - 2/13/2018 4:40 AM
When it comes down to that moment when you are looking for the best Divemaster Internship and they ask you to shell out a bunch of money...and you are wondering...WHY??? Why Should You PAY for your Divemaster Internship? Take our Divemaster Internship is a Life Changing Experience, not only because you will be scuba diving everyday but also because you will be trained to be responsible for the safety of the people that dives with you, getting in touch with happy, active people from all over the ...
SCUBA QUIZ: SCUBA Diving Movies! SCUBA QUIZ: SCUBA Diving Movies!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 1/30/2018 3:28 PM
Are you a fan of dive related movies and documentaries about our oceans? Have you seen a few? Test your knowledge about SCUBA diving movies by guessing the right names! diveoclock.com/quiz/22_Movies/...
2018 Channel Islands Dive Trip 2018 Channel Islands Dive Trip
WCReefers - 1/25/2018 11:03 AM
Have a dive trip scheduled for October 2018 limited load. Best time to dive the Islands . If interested, send me an email. I’ll send my flyer with cost, payment schedule and info regarding the trip. John wcreefers@comcast.net...
A Clear-Eyed Look at Inland SCUBA Diving Participation in the U.S.A. A Clear-Eyed Look at Inland SCUBA Diving Participation in the U.S.A.
Airworks - 1/22/2018 2:58 PM
Several months ago, I received an email from a dive acquaintance who is a dive master and instructor, in response to one I previously sent, asking if she was still living in the area and had participated in any recent inland diving. Her response surprised me: “Hi Al, I am still in the area, but no, I have not been diving locally. I’m afraid that the local appeal is just no longer there for me. Stacey K.” Her response echoes an all too common attitude among many people when it comes to diving at ...
Howard County 2018 Public Safety Diver Volunteer Recruiting Howard County 2018 Public Safety Diver Volunteer Recruiting
DiveWithFrank - 1/21/2018 11:14 AM
About this time every year I repost the announcement that the FDVFD in Clarksville, MD is actively recruiting Public Safety Divers and Surface Support Specialists (tenders) for our dive team. We are always looking for new members for the Dive Team, but I only "advertise" it once a year. The department official recruitment page can be found here: fdvfd.com/recruitment/#psd A little more recruitment information can be found here: divewithfrank.com/volunteer-to-dive/ The Fifth District Volunteer Fi...
5 Confessions of a Dive Instructor! 5 Confessions of a Dive Instructor!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 12/30/2017 2:58 PM
Have you noticed how some divers always seem to know best? In Facebook groups or at diving boats discussions often run high. Many divers want to share their knowledge and experience in a way there is no room for other opinions. So in contrary, let me share five hilarious things I have learned this year - time for some confessions of a dive instructor! diveoclock.com/blog/Confessions/...
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. […]...
Combo Offers for Water Sports in Malvan With Scuba Diving in Tarkarli Beach Combo Offers for Water Sports in Malvan With Scuba Diving in Tarkarli Beach
dsouza - 12/23/2017 8:08 AM
Malvan is a small town in the district of Sindhudurg district. It also boasts of serene calm beaches with the longest shoreline. Tarkarli beach is a part of Malvan and is the next most hit. The closest beach to Malvan town is the Chivla beach. Apart from offering a perfect beach destination, Malvan is also known for its fiery cuisine. Malvan food is prepared in a unique way with ample of coconut used in Malvani dishes. Malvani cuisines actually are a blend of Maharashtrian and Goan cuisines. Tar...
SCUBA QUIZ: The Age of Fish! SCUBA QUIZ: The Age of Fish!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 12/20/2017 7:04 PM
Do you have any idea how old fish get? There are quite some differences between the fish we can spot during our dives. Can you guess the maximum age of all the species in this quiz? diveoclock.com/quiz/21_Age/...
Having Fun while Learning Technical Diving! Having Fun while Learning Technical Diving!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 12/07/2017 1:25 PM
Exactly one year after my intro to tech I finally took the chance to officially enter the world of technical diving with TDI. As I never had the interest of diving deep or with a lot of gear it was a different and wonderful experience. Doing a dive course with another dive organization as well as being the student instead of the instructor was even more exhilarating... diveoclock.com/blog/TDI_Advanced_Nitrox/...
The Mediterranean Sea at its Best: Islas Hormigas Marine Reserve! The Mediterranean Sea at its Best: Islas Hormigas Marine Reserve!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 12/06/2017 1:25 PM
Arguably this is one of the best dive areas of Europe, for sure the best of Spain. This spot has wrecks, deep drop offs, exciting underwater pinnacles and large quantities of fish and mammals including Mola Mola’s.Islas Hormigas marine park, or the Cabo de Palos / La Manga area in Murcia, has it all. diveoclock.com/destinations/Europe/Spain/Islas_Hormigas/...
SCUBA Diving at Cala Cortina - Cartagena, Spain! SCUBA Diving at Cala Cortina - Cartagena, Spain!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 12/06/2017 1:25 PM
Cartagena is such an incredible historic city in Spain you probably schedule a visit when you are in the area. Close to the harbour, at a popular spot for locals in during the weekend, you can snorkel and dive with shoals of fish and look for small critters in the shallows. diveoclock.com/destinations/Europe/Spain/Cala_Cortina/...
Learn all about the Mediterranean Sea in Cabo de Palos! Learn all about the Mediterranean Sea in Cabo de Palos!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 12/06/2017 1:25 PM
The area around Cabo de Palos, the Islas Hormigas Marine Reserve is incredible below the surface. Close to the shore the bottom drops to more than 1 km / 3280 ft, creating an interesting sea bed. From shipwrecks to sea horse reproduction program, all is explained at the Visitor Center or Center of Interpretation of Cabo de Palos. diveoclock.com/destinations/Europe/Spain/Cabo_de_Palos/...