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Thresher Shark, Malapascua Thresher Shark, Malapascua
divehappy - 22 days 12 hours ago.
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 - 27 days 17 hours ago.
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...
Jacks At The Table, Hafsa Thila, Maldives Jacks At The Table, Hafsa Thila, Maldives
divehappy - 2/05/2019 9:00 AM
Jacks At The Table, Hafsa Thila, Maldives – image © Chris Mitchell While corals in the Maldives have been badly hit by El Nino and other climate events, the fish life is abundant with big schools of fish a common sight. Hafsa Thila is one of the most popular dive sites in the Maldives for just this reason. (Maldives, 2011) The post Jacks At The Table, Hafsa Thila, Maldives appeared first on Dive Happy....
Diver with hard corals, Tubbataha Reef, Philippines Diver with hard corals, Tubbataha Reef, Philippines
divehappy - 1/29/2019 9:01 AM
Diver with hard corals, Tubbataha Reef, Philippines – image © Chris Mitchell More famously known for its vertiginous walls and the chance of seeing Big Stuff, the UNESCO-protected Tubbataha Reef also has a smorgasbord of healthy corals in the shallows (Tubbataha Reef, 2015) The post Diver with hard corals, Tubbataha Reef, Philippines appeared first on Dive Happy....
Incoming Manta Rays, Rangali Madivaru, Maldives Incoming Manta Rays, Rangali Madivaru, Maldives
divehappy - 1/22/2019 9:00 AM
Incoming Manta Rays, Rangali Madivaru, Maldives – image © Chris Mitchell To see one manta ray is lucky, to see four of them sweeping over your head only inches your way is a life-defining moment. Rangali Madivaru is one of the many manta ray cleaning stations in the Maldives that, if you get lucky and stay very still, the mantas will go about their lives as if you’re not there. (Maldives, 2011) The post Incoming Manta Rays, Rangali Madivaru, Maldives appeared first on Dive Happy...
GoPro for videos while diving.
Candyman217 - 12/23/2018 11:49 AM
Hello all, Im getting started with diving and would like to video my first few dives post training dives. Is there a best setup of equipment? Is there a preferred video/photo taking device that would surpass the GoPro? I understand a hand mount would be better than a mask mount so I can get a better point and shoot. I understand there is some limit to what a GoPro can do and battery life is a problem, but price point wise I feel like this is a better option. Bring on the knowledge!! Thanks...
2018 Market Share of Scuba Certification Agencies (PADI, SSI, NAUI) 2018 Market Share of Scuba Certification Agencies (PADI, SSI, NAUI)
Greg - 12/22/2018 10:44 AM
According to the certifications added by scuba divers on DiveBuddy.com, the following list indicates the percentage market share by each certification agency. Only the unique certification agencies were counted for each diver. For example, if a diver listed 3 different certifications with PADI and 1 for DAN, the list below includes 1 for PADI and 1 for DAN. All types of certifications were included (entry, advanced, tech, recreational). Link to larger graph Sample size: 3747 unique scuba divers ...
Aruba Lionfish Derby 2018
mexdiver13 - 12/18/2018 11:35 PM
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DCDiveShow Lineup DCDiveShow Lineup
usdiveshows - 12/11/2018 12:55 PM
DCDiveShow Theater Entertainment Line-up _ A Woman’s Voice February 23, 2019 DC Convention Center, Washington, DC Back in the 1970s, a diving catalog referred to scuba diving as “A Man’s World.” Not anymore. The Baltimore DC Dive Show (DCDiveShow.com) has gathered some of the world’s most prominent underwater adventurers, award winning photographers and film makers, shark ecologist and explorers. For the most part they reside within the mid-Atlantic region. All are women! “I couldn’t be more exc...
Best Scuba Diving Sites Around Tokyo Best Scuba Diving Sites Around Tokyo
joannemiller - 11/27/2018 4:29 AM
Japan is well known for its unique traditional culture, excellent cuisine and hospitality. It is also famous for its megacities and advanced technology which you will experience first-hand with self-opening taxi doors. But beyond the bustling city life in Tokyo, you can also have an amazing diving adventure on the islands that are a few hours ride by train from Tokyo. Keep reading to discover some of the best scuba diving sites around Tokyo. Osezaki Bay Osezaki is located on Izu Peninsula, which...
25 Funny Christmas Presents for SCUBA Divers 25 Funny Christmas Presents for SCUBA Divers
Marlies-Diveoclock - 11/21/2018 4:02 PM
From Ugly Christmas sweaters especially for SCUBA divers to the most hilarious calendar of 2019. These dive related items are just too funny not to share. Put them on your Christmas list or surprise your dive buddy with one of these items. diveoclock.com/blog/Christmas_Gifts/...
50 Inspiring Gifts For SCUBA Divers! 50 Inspiring Gifts For SCUBA Divers!
Marlies-Diveoclock - 11/21/2018 4:02 PM
Are you looking for a special gift to give to a SCUBA diver? Maybe a little present for your dive buddy’s Birthday or a special thank you after a great dive trip or dive course? As an experienced dive instructor I have listed some of the best marine life books and dive trip accessories divers would love to receive. diveoclock.com/blog/Gifts_SCUBA_Divers/...