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Scuba Diving Certification for Blind Diver Scuba Diving Certification for Blind Diver
Campbayresort - 10/27/2013 6:12 AM
Course Director-Dr. Jami Epstein at Camp Bay Beach Dive & Adventure Resort -Roatan Honduras east end , Trains and Certified a Blind Dive at Camp bay resort.... People with Disability have been working with Dr. Epstein as he has courses for disabled people. Divepath.com is the Scuba /Adaptive Scuba Instructor & Dive Master School at the resort...There are diving certifications and dive specialty’s offered weekly. check our web site for dive specials going on now till December -142013 Diver-$695- ...
DiveBuddy.com Exceeds 1 Million Unique Visitors! DiveBuddy.com Exceeds 1 Million Unique Visitors!
Greg - 10/26/2013 8:39 AM
On October 26, 2013, DiveBuddy.com has exceeded 1 million unique visitors! Since we began tracking our web statistics on December 19, 2006, DiveBuddy.com has continued to grow rapidly. Today marks the first day that we have exceeded 1 million unique visitors to our "little" scuba community. That’s over 1 million different scuba divers, instructors, dive centers, dive retailers and anyone else interested in scuba diving. Our Pageviews are now over 26 million! Yes, I said 26 MILLION! Very few onli...
Year One - DiveBuddy Beats ScubaEarth Year One - DiveBuddy Beats ScubaEarth
Greg - 10/25/2013 9:29 AM
In the 4th Quarter 2013 edition of PADI’s Undersea Journal, they bragged about the first year of ScubaEarth (their attempt to mimic what DiveBuddy has been doing for many years). However, the first year of DiveBuddy.com beat every one of the web statistics from PADI’s ScubaEarth. The following compares DiveBuddy.com’s first year (Jan 2007 - Dec 2007) to the first year of PADI’s ScubaEarth (Aug 2012 - Jul 2013): Pageviews: DB 3.4 million vs. PADI 3 million Average Page Views Per Visit: DB 19.5 vs...
Australian diver survives second shark attack in 10 years
Aikidiver - 10/09/2013 8:02 AM
Australian diver survives second shark attack in 10 years (No photographs available) An Australian diver was recovering in hospital Wednesday after surviving his second shark attack in 10 years, according to local media reports. Greg Pickering was diving for shellfish when he was gored by what officials suspect was a great white near the city of Esperance in Western Australia. It was the second time the 55-year-old has found himself in the jaws of a shark. In 2004, he was bitten on the leg while...
New Diving Resort-Roatan Honduras east end.... New Diving Resort-Roatan Honduras east end....
Campbayresort - 9/27/2013 8:47 AM
New Diving Resort on Roatan Honduras east end....Camp bay beach dive & adventure resort.....We offer to 12 guest two tank dive s and one night dive per week.. We also have many adventure tours for the non-dive as well. Diving on the east end is like no other place in Roatan . Why you ask because there are only two resort’s who offer diving on the east end and they are two miles away from us . We have placed mooring balls around our reef’s to protect them as you see healthy reef’s and fish....Jus...
DiveBuddy.com - 30% Average Annual Growth DiveBuddy.com - 30% Average Annual Growth
Greg - 8/06/2013 10:48 AM
Since we launched DiveBuddy.com in the 4th quarter of 2006, we have seen an average annual growth of 30% for unique site visits. We are now averaging over 25,500 unique scuba divers on our site every month! This year alone, we are on pace to beat last year by over 40%. We are approaching 1,000,000 unique visitors! Currently the count is 931,114. We sure do have a great little scuba community here. Soon...we won’t be able to call it little. I think once we pass the 1 million scuba diver threshold...
Yakona - Pure Cinema film Yakona - Pure Cinema film
SeaMonkey - 6/13/2013 6:29 PM
Hello fellow scuba buddies, if you appreciate underwater photography and videography, please help support my film, Yakona! Check out the trailer on our website: www.yakona.org Like to join our team and support the film all the way to Sundance Film Festival? Help us here: http://igg.me/at/Yakona Remember, support what you love. Thanks, Kevin...
Why you should Learn to dive in the Caribbean with PADI Why you should Learn to dive in the Caribbean with PADI
landed - 3/27/2013 8:58 AM
Learning to dive is something that I had wanted to do for some time "come on cal learn to dive !" they would shout - my fellow backpackers, but I never did. Nothing in particular was blocking me and I was prevented once by not staying on one place long enough while backpacking in Australia – I needed a check over by the doctor to declare me fit to dive. These days more is known and now a declaration form can allow you to get diving the day you land. Things that prevent you from scuba diving. But...
1000 Scuba Quizzes Completed 1000 Scuba Quizzes Completed
Greg - 3/22/2013 1:23 PM
After releasing the new online SCUBA quiz section on DiveBuddy.com only a few weeks ago, 1000 quizzes have already been completed. You could say that we have increased diving knowledge by 1000 times, or else we reinforced what our intelligent members already knew :) If you haven’t taken a SCUBA quiz on DiveBuddy yet, give it a try. It’s free and easy-to-use. However, some of the quizzes are not that easy to pass. http://www.divebuddy.com/quiz/...
CITA Supports Marine Research in Cayman throughthe Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation
SunsetHouse - 3/13/2013 9:56 AM
Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 11:52Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 2013 – A vibrant and healthy marine ecosystem is one of the main reasons thousands of tourists visit the Cayman Islands each year. From the interactive experience at Stingray City to diving any of the 365 dive sites available throughout the three Cayman Islands, there is a great deal for these visitors to explore and enjoy. Ensuring that the local marine environment remains healthy is a key goal of the Cayman Islands Tourism Associati...
Scuba Divers Wanted for Possible TV Show Scuba Divers Wanted for Possible TV Show
Greg - 3/06/2013 2:00 PM
Here is the notice I recently received: I am casting/development producer at Crybaby Media currently doing a search for... get ready for it.......Paranormal Divers!! That’s right we are looking to create a team that will search historic ship wrecks and strange places where weird occurrences seem to keep happening (think Bermuda triangle). We are looking for crusty sea people with an attitude and some belief in the paranormal. Specifically all you oil rigging and docking divers. Easy right? At th...
Online SCUBA Quizzes - Test Your Diving Knowledge Online SCUBA Quizzes - Test Your Diving Knowledge
Greg - 2/25/2013 10:10 AM
Test your SCUBA brain power with new online quizzes by DiveBuddy: www.divebuddy.com/quiz Your quiz grades will be tracked and you can compare them to the average grades from other members. The scuba quizzes range in difficulty: Shrimp (Easy), Tuna (Moderate), Shark (Hard). Not many scuba divers can pass the Shark rated quizzes. There is also a pretty tough, 3 part, rescue diver quiz. As with everything else on DiveBuddy, the quizzes are completely free and fun for everyone. The SCUBA quizzes on ...
New DiveBuddy Images Available for Download (Stickers, Banners) New DiveBuddy Images Available for Download (Stickers, Banners)
Greg - 2/13/2013 7:30 AM
I posted more DiveBuddy images to the Links/Images page. You can download these images to print your own DiveBuddy stickers, t-shirts or banners. The banner is a great idea if you dive frequently and enjoy taking group photos. Many DiveBuddy members bring their banner everywhere they dive and have new dive buddies sign the banner for a memorable keepsake. Anyone can download these images to use on printed material. I only ask that you occasionally share some photos with us that include the DiveB...
Dive Sites on DiveBuddy.com in Top Position on Search Engines Dive Sites on DiveBuddy.com in Top Position on Search Engines
Greg - 2/05/2013 10:47 AM
If you use Google or other search engines to search for dive sites, you will most likely see a listing on DiveBuddy.com. Our dive sites are usually listed in top positions thanks to some clever Search Engine Optimization tactics. It also helps that DiveBuddy.com is a very popular website and social community for 1000’s of scuba divers. Our dive site section is maintained by scuba divers and dive professionals that are a part of our online scuba community. Every day, dive site comments are added,...
EPA and Caribbean Coral Reef Protection Group to Host Public Listening Session
ginovega - 2/05/2013 7:48 AM
EPA and Caribbean Coral Reef Protection Group to Host Public Listening Session on St. Thomas on February 25; Public Encouraged to Participate in Person or from Live Videoconference Locations in San Juan, Puerto Rico and St. Croix, USVI Release Date: 01/29/2013 Contact Information: John Martin, (212) 637-3662, martin.johnj@epa.gov (New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and its government partners will hold a public listening session on February 25, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm ...
Country singer Stephanie Quayle shoots music video at Sunset House Country singer Stephanie Quayle shoots music video at Sunset House
SunsetHouse - 1/29/2013 6:25 AM
Stephanie wrote and recorded “Big Blue Town” for Sea Save, a 501 (c) 3 Non Profit organization. Sea Save’s mission is to generate consciousness and encourage stewardship of natural ecosystems while continuing with other charitable educational activities associated with this purpose. Sea Save Foundation strives to protect our oceans by raising awareness and educating people about ocean beauty and advocating change to resolve current challenges. Sea Save, Stephanie and Sunset House teamed up in th...
DiveBuddy Stickers Are Now Available DiveBuddy Stickers Are Now Available
Greg - 1/25/2013 1:36 PM
You can now order DiveBuddy stickers, while supplies last! Get Your DiveBuddy Stickers Here: http://www.divebuddy.com/stickers.aspx When you write your name or whatever else in the blank space on the sticker, be sure to use a Sharpie permanent marker. The Sharpie brand works the best on the slick sticker coating. Thank you for your support of DiveBuddy!...
Boy in Ukraine makes amazing long-distance, deep-sea discovery
UWnewbee - 1/23/2013 6:09 PM
Kirill Dudko, a 14-year-old from Ukraine, has provided scientists in Canada with remarkable footage from their own remote deep-sea cameras: the first-known photo documentation of an elephant seal slurping a hagfish from the sea floorat an astonishing depth of 2,933 feet. (Watch the mammal grab the hagfish in the first clip, and see scientist Steven Mihaly explain Dudko’s discovery in the second.) Dudko, who is obsessed with deep-sea biology, spends lots of time monitoring video feeds from sea-fl...
In Honour of Your Service In Honour of Your Service
SunsetHouse - 12/21/2012 3:16 PM
January 1 - December 31, 2013To thank our Military Veterans, Active Duty military, National Guard & Reserve and their families for their service, Sunset House, Grand Cayman’s Hotel for Divers, by Divers, is proud to provide these honoured guests a 20% discount on accommodations and diving for 2013! Direct bookings only. All personnel must show valid military record (DD214, Blue Veterans card or CAC card) to take advantage of discount. Please make a copy, scan or take photograph and send in with ...
DiveBuddy.com Has Scuba Divers in 157 Countries DiveBuddy.com Has Scuba Divers in 157 Countries
Greg - 12/07/2012 8:56 AM
As of today, DiveBuddy.com is represented in over 157 countries throughout the world. That’s a lot of places to go scuba diving. Here are the top 20 countries and the current percentages of active members: United States: 81.269727 Canada: 3.204097 United Kingdom: 2.548984 South Africa: 1.161336 Australia: 1.048180 Philippines: 0.720624 Brazil: 0.428801 Mexico: 0.416890 Thailand: 0.393067 Japan: 0.369245 Saudi Arabia: 0.363289 Indonesia: 0.345423 Germany: 0.339467 Malaysia: 0.303734 Egypt: 0.2977...