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Scuba Diving: Packing Smart for Your Next Diving Adventure Scuba Diving: Packing Smart for Your Next Diving Adventure
Kat3rina - 12 days 21 hours ago.
Scuba diving is definitely one popular ocean activity, but as much as it is exciting, the preparation can be a bit overwhelming. Before leaving your nest to explore the depths of the ocean, of course, you’ll have to acquire the skill, knowledge, and the right training to make a dive successful. But perhaps the most important thing is to come prepared. You should pack the right diving equipment and know how to pack smart. That being said, here are some packing tips. A Month Before • Prepare some ...
I’m Back In The Water – Refresher Course
PSD - 22 days 18 hours ago.
After spending over a year liquidating my father’s estate and dealing with some bad business decisions, I said, “Fuck it.” I’m going back to my old life of diving, that I have missed, but never intended to leave. Sometimes you just have to call your losses and go on with your life. But, if I […]...
IMO 2020: A Step towards the greener future
Thewebsurfer - 27 days 10 hours ago.
IMO 2020: A Step towards the greener future The environmental ecosystem is decreasing year by year. The efforts towards environmental changes were necessary for this serious environmental situation to deal with climate change and environmental degradation. It could be seen that marine pollution accounts for a huge number of pollution coming from vessels due to active sea trade activities. The IMO 2020 is a step taken by the International Maritime Organisation to tackle the harmful effects of pol...
Holland SCUBA Diving - Tips For Relaxed Shore Diving in Zeeland Holland SCUBA Diving - Tips For Relaxed Shore Diving in Zeeland
Marlies-Diveoclock - 6/20/2019 6:41 AM
Shore diving in The Netherlands, Europe. It is less tropical as the Dutch Caribbean and you might need two wetsuits - but is it fun and the marine diversity as well as the quantity might just blow your mind. Get ready to explore Dutch diving, including climbing dikes with cows! diveoclock.com/destinations/Europe/Netherlands/Zeeland/...
5 Stunning Dive Spots in Fiji You Should Visit Soon 5 Stunning Dive Spots in Fiji You Should Visit Soon
Kat3rina - 6/16/2019 8:18 PM
Fiji has a number of names, from ‘The Best Shark Diving Location in the World to ‘The Soft Coral Capital of the World.’ With labels like these, it’s safe to say Fiji has some of the best diving destinations you can go to, whether you’re a noob or a pro. The country has a lot to offer for the keenest of divers, including canyons, caverns, swim-throughs, and wall dives. Whether you want to choose to be located from a liveaboard or on the islands, there is a lot to see the whole year round. That be...
DiveHope Fun Dive DiveHope Fun Dive
usdiveshows - 6/10/2019 5:16 PM
DiveHope Eleventh Year DiveHope will conduct it’s 11th-year event raising donations for breast cancer patients, Saturday, August 3, 2019, at WhiteStar State Park in Gibsonburg, OH. DiveHope is an all-volunteer group that meets annually for scuba diving, BBQ, raffles and auctions. All funds raised by the event support individuals who are undergoing treatment for cancer. Each year DiveHope raises enough money to support 10- 15 individuals undergoing cancer care, in the form of grants for services ...
Get Divers to Pick Up Trash Underwater Using #IsThisYours Get Divers to Pick Up Trash Underwater Using #IsThisYours
Kat3rina - 6/10/2019 3:47 PM
An unfortunate fact that we’ve known for so long is that our oceans are struggling. Worldwide fish stocks are dwindling in numbers; microplastics are found in shellfish, there’s a Great Pacific Garbage Patch three times the size of France, and the rising seawater temperatures are disturbing major aquatic systems. Changes to the environment are also changing our waters, and these changes aren’t at all good. In an attempt to hold people accountable for the trash they produce, a social media campai...
The First Drysuit – What to look for when buying a drysuit The First Drysuit – What to look for when buying a drysuit
Kat3rina - 6/08/2019 5:01 PM
What to look for to make sure you get the right drysuit when shopping for your first. Most people who start diving start out in a wetsuit. There are a number of perfectly good reasons for this. First off, most people learn how to dive in the warm seasons, or in areas that offer warm water year-round, making a wetsuit the most logical choice. They’re also cheaper than drysuits and as rental equipment sees a lot of wear and tear, this is an important factor for dive centers. And because they’re mo...
Recycling Old Fishing Nets Into Beautiful Carpet Tile Recycling Old Fishing Nets Into Beautiful Carpet Tile
Marlies-Diveoclock - 6/07/2019 10:05 AM
For World Oceans Day 2019 we partnered up with Interface to explain you all about Net-Works, a program to turn fishing nets into high design carpet tile while helping local communities. Continue reading to learn more about this program supporting less plastic and more fish in our oceans! diveoclock.com/blog/Fishing_Net_Carpet_Tile/...
Best Dive Sites in Asia Best Dive Sites in Asia
Kat3rina - 5/24/2019 8:20 AM
Traveling to Asia is as exciting as it sounds; Asia is the largest and most diverse continent on Earth, so you’ll get more than your money’s worth of culture, beauty, history, and adventure. Few divers can forget their first exhilarating encounter with a shark and for many, diving with sharks is the ultimate, awe-inspiring experience. From encounters with schooling hammerheads and hunting reef sharks to searching for unique species and snorkeling with the giants of the ocean. Asia is one of the ...
Thresher Shark, Malapascua Thresher Shark, Malapascua
divehappy - 4/29/2019 5:01 PM
Thresher Shark, Malapascua – image © Chris Mitchell Imagine dropping into the water at first light. Imagine dropping down behind the edge of a plateau that slopes away far into darkness below. And then imagine peering over the edge of the plateau to see one of these super graceful predators come gliding out of the gloom, so close that it’s almost overhead, before the slightest twist of its iconic whiplash tail sends it back the way it came, patrolling for the next meal it will stun wi...
How It’s Made Dive Gear Videos How It’s Made Dive Gear Videos
Marlies-Diveoclock - 4/24/2019 11:15 AM
Curious about how SCUBA diving gear is made? We have listed some detailed videos of how dive equipment is created step-by-step. Discover how SCUBA masks and fins, dive computers, regulators, BCDs, dive tanks, underwater housings, SCUBA diving lights and wetsuits are made in 8 videos. diveoclock.com/blog/How_Its_Made_Dive_Gear/...
San Francisco Scuba Diving & Adventure Travel Show
usdiveshows - 4/11/2019 12:34 PM
Tickets to the SFODiveShow are now on sale! SAVE $10 off Gate price on general admission by purchasing online at SFODiveShow.com...
We Are Ghostpipe Fish Family, Dauin, Philippines We Are Ghostpipe Fish Family, Dauin, Philippines
divehappy - 4/01/2019 5:01 PM
We Are Ghostpipe Fish Family, Dauin, Philippines – image © Chris Mitchell Finding one ornate ghostpipe fish is pretty special. Finding a family of three ghostpipe fish is awesome, particularly in this delicate display of spectral white. While Dumaguete is mainly famous for Apo Island as a dive destination, Dauin – the stretch of coastline along the mainland – is hugely rewarding as a nursery for many marine critters. (Dauin, 2010) The post We Are Ghostpipe Fish Family, Dau...
Kuda Giri Wreck, Maldives Kuda Giri Wreck, Maldives
divehappy - 3/26/2019 9:01 AM
Kuda Giri Wreck, Maldives – image © Chris Mitchell This is a no-name shipwreck sitting upright on the bottom of the seafloor next to the Kuda Giri pinnacle in the Maldives’ south Male atoll. It’s the idea you have in your mind’s eye of what a wreck should look like – a real ship covered in coral and fish life rather than a twisted wreck of metal The post Kuda Giri Wreck, Maldives appeared first on Dive Happy....
2019 Upper Midwest Scuba & Adventure Travel Show 2019 Upper Midwest Scuba & Adventure Travel Show
ScubaScout - 3/17/2019 3:30 PM
Share the Adventure at the 2019 Upper Midwest Scuba and Adventure Travel Show (UMSAT) Saturday, April 13, 2019 – 9:00AM to 6:00PM Jimmy’s Event Center, 3565 Labore Road, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110 Looking for an amazing day full of adventure? The 19th annual Upper Midwest Scuba and Adventure Travel Show (UMSAT) combines professional divers, shipwreck hunters, educators, and underwater photographers, videographers, and archaeologists in a fascinating day of unbelievable history and grand storytell...
Surface Interval supports environmental friendly diving. Surface Interval supports environmental friendly diving.
scubadivingnomad - 2/27/2019 10:30 AM
We often find that scuba divers are more intune with environmental issues. Having explored the undersea world we understand many of the issues with a clear vision. Surface Interval is a company that is also trying to make a difference with environmental issues by putting environmental minded divers with like-minded dive shops and dive operators. When people go scuba diving for the first time, most of them say that a whole new world opens to them. As divers, We are convinced that the more people ...
Evil Clownfish, Maumere, Indonesia Evil Clownfish, Maumere, Indonesia
divehappy - 2/26/2019 9:00 AM
Evil Clownfish, Maumere, Indonesia – image © Chris Mitchell I feel the truth needs to finally told about clownfish. Finding Nemo is fake news. Clownfish are not cute – they are actually aggressive hoodlums that will go for the eyes if you get too near their home anenome turf. Fearless against intruders that are thousands of times bigger than them, don’t be surprised if you feel a clownfish thumping into your mask if you get too close. This photo was taken at the end of a K...
Fan Corals and Diver, Richelieu Rock, Similan Islands, Thailand Fan Corals and Diver, Richelieu Rock, Similan Islands, Thailand
divehappy - 2/19/2019 9:00 AM
Fan Corals and Diver, Richelieu Rock, Similan Islands, Thailand – image © Chris Mitchell Unarguably the best dive site in Thailand, Richelieu Rock is a horseshoe-shaped sea mount that harbours all kinds of life within its walls and attracts big pelagics outside them. There is also spectacular coral life with fans and soft corals growing in abundance all over the Rock. (Thailand, 2011) The post Fan Corals and Diver, Richelieu Rock, Similan Islands, Thailand appeared first on Dive Happy...
The Perfect Dive Vacation for Families and Small Groups. The Perfect Dive Vacation for Families and Small Groups.
scubadivingnomad - 2/15/2019 5:44 PM
The Perfect Dive Vacation for Families and Small Groups.Nataraja at Sea They dream of the perfect dive vacation. Diving at remote dive sites with perfect visibility, warm waters and more marine life than they could ever imagine in one place. They want a liveaboard that is more than just a dive platform and someplace to eat and sleep. They want something comfortable, even luxurious, but not stuffy and snobbish. Someplace as suitable for a bottle of local beer as it is for a bottle of imported Cha...