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2019 Upper Midwest Scuba & Adventure Travel Show 2019 Upper Midwest Scuba & Adventure Travel Show
ScubaScout - 5 days 9 hours ago.
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 - 23 days 14 hours ago.
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 - 24 days 15 hours ago.
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/...
Izu Ocean Park - Tips For Relaxed Diving at This Awesome Spot in Japan Izu Ocean Park - Tips For Relaxed Diving at This Awesome Spot in Japan
Marlies-Diveoclock - 11/05/2018 3:25 AM
With easy access from Tokyo it is no surprise the famous Izu peninsula and Izu islands are a hot spot for SCUBA diving lovers. With a high marine diversity reachable by shore diving you can expect busy days. SCUBA Diving at Izu Ocean Park, often mentioned as THE BEST of Izu, and how to avoid the crowds! diveoclock.com/destinations/Asia/Japan/Izu/...
Ama Divers - Where to See and Explore the Women Divers of Japan Ama Divers - Where to See and Explore the Women Divers of Japan
Marlies-Diveoclock - 11/04/2018 3:25 AM
The ama ’women divers’ have been around for 3000 to 5000 years. While skin diving (free diving) these women collect seafood and pearl oysters. You can experience this hoped-for UNESCO intangible cultural heritage at various places, pick your favourite or visit them all. diveoclock.com/destinations/Asia/Japan/Ama/...
Fuji Five Lakes - SCUBA Diving Japan’s Haunted Mansion Fuji Five Lakes - SCUBA Diving Japan’s Haunted Mansion
Marlies-Diveoclock - 11/03/2018 3:25 AM
The scenic Fuji Five Lakes area holds breathtaking sceneries of Mount Fuji. Why conquer the mountain if you can explore it’s depths?! Let’s SCUBA Dive in one of the Fuji Five Lakes. From volcanic rock formations to a spooky dive area that looks like straight from a horror movie and if you like Japanese folklore, try to find Mossy - the lake monster of Lake Motosu. diveoclock.com/destinations/Asia/Japan/Fuji/...
British Columbia New Reef YOGN-82
scubadivingnomad - 10/29/2018 8:29 PM
I think this ship will be the catalysis I will need to become a dry suit diver or at least get a heavy wet suit. I have written about this class of ship before. One of them is at Subic Bay yogn_pr_jun18_rev4 The post British Columbia New Reef YOGN-82 appeared first on The Scuba Diving Nomad....
Exploring Japan’s Shikoku Region Below The Surface Exploring Japan’s Shikoku Region Below The Surface
Marlies-Diveoclock - 10/10/2018 8:03 AM
Shikoku island is all about exploring nature. From stunning hidden valleys and seemingly endless mountain ranges to rugged Pacific coastlines with natural whirlpools. Time to see what’s hidden beneath the waves. diveoclock.com/destinations/Asia/Japan/Shikoku/...