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Have You Ever Seen These Crazy Scuba Dive Entries? Have You Ever Seen These Crazy Scuba Dive Entries?
DiveWithMia - 5 days 6 hours ago.
As many of you know I was working on the Explorer Ventures scuba dive liveaboard in the Turks and Caicos Islands in 2014-2015 and if you haven’t already done so (or know so), scuba liveaboards are the way to go in the world of scuba diving! The Turks and Caicos Explorer II is a 125ft vessel that hosts a maximum of 20 scuba divers on 1 week trips where they eat, sleep, and scuba dive 5 times a day. My job as both Dive Instructor and Purser on the ship was to assist divers in and out of the water ...
Thailand: A Divers Paradise
SKubaSteve - 8 days 7 hours ago.
Divebuddy (guest) Post by Oscar Waterworth It is a well known fact that Thailand is a great tourist attraction. Apart from great climate and welcoming people, one of the main reasons for that are perfectly clear water and incredibly rich marine life which attract visitors from all over the world, … Dive in to read more!...
True Facts : Mantis Shrimp True Facts : Mantis Shrimp
LiveBait - 9 days 7 hours ago.
Mantis shrimp live in the crevices of coral and rocks or in holes they make on the ocean floor. A territorial creature, it has been known to exhibit aggressive behavior toward intruders. This ferocious shrimp has hammer-like appendages that fold beneath its body, resembling a praying mantis. With a spring-like motion, it uses these little hammers to attack prey and a mantis shrimp’s hit is NO joke. With the ability to strike at the speed of a .22 caliber bullet (50 times faster than the blink of...
Freediving in Costa Rica
Richcoast - 14 days 6 hours ago.
Across generations and experience levels, freedivers are commonly lost for words to recount the feeling of moving effortlessly underwater in one breath. One thing they all agree on is that freediving is addictive. It’s no surprise that freediving (apnea diving or breath-hold diving) has become one of the fastest-growing sports in the world! Freediving allows […]...
Making it harder to get your gear from Point A, to Point B Making it harder to get your gear from Point A, to Point B
GoAtlantis - 16 days 11 hours ago.
Coming soon to an overhead bin near you..... theoretically... IATA (the International Air Transport Association) just launched a new initiative to streamline the accommodation of carry-on bags on aircraft. Differing carry-on bag sizes and airline policies have made boarding a tedious process, especially since carriers began charging for the first checked bag in 2008. IATA has been working with airline members of IATA and aircraft manufacturers to determine an optimum size guideline. The particip...
Get outdoors and celebrate National Oceans Month in June
JudiHope - 17 days 8 hours ago.
What did you do for National Get Outdoors Day? For those who may not have realized the importance of Saturday, June 13, 2015, it was given the title of National Get Outdoors Day to promote and encourage stepping outside......
Athletes hit the Hawaiian shore for Maui Jim Oceanfest
JudiHope - 18 days 7 hours ago.
Athletes from all across the globe had been training long and hard leading up to the first annual Maui Jim Oceanfest which took place last weekend, June 6 and June 7, 2015. Uncertain of exactly what to expect......
Turtles take to the ocean
JudiHope - 20 days 22 hours ago.
Being the governor of Florida certainly has its perks. A day in the life of Florida's Governor Rick Scott can consist of a number of varied activities, all for the good of the state. Such was the......
51 Hours 20 Mins Underwater! 51 Hours 20 Mins Underwater!
LiveBait - 22 days 5 hours ago.
Walaa Hafez successfully completed 51 Hours and 20 Minutes underwater to break the previous open saltwater record of 51 hours and 4 minutes which was set by Amercian Allen Sherrod in 2014....
The Mediator The Mediator
ArthurCurry - 22 days 17 hours ago.
My brother is an entrepreneur, and on his business facebook page, he asked his followers to go to 16personalities.com. Now, I have taken Myers-Briggs personality tests before, and I have always gotten one of two results: INFJ or ISFJ. I always straddle the line between an IN and an IS. I decided to go ahead and take this test on my brother’s request, though, and see how accurate I felt like this new website was. The test, itself, was painless and relatively quick. I didn’t clock myself, but the ...
Santa Barbara Oil Spill. Santa Barbara Oil Spill.
LiveBait - 5/31/2015 11:29 PM
SeaWorld San Diego reported Thursday that specialists are taking care of 15 sea lions and six elephant seals affected by last week’s oil pipeline rupture near Santa Barbara, after receiving four more of the marine mammals Wednesday night....
Why take an IDC Internship? - Benefits of real world experience Why take an IDC Internship? - Benefits of real world experience
Scubabunnycr - 5/23/2015 4:00 PM
I’ll be honest with you, dreaming of lying under palm tree laden beaches, diving in crystal clear waters, watching the sun go down after an incredible day is in many ways, how the life of a scuba diving instructor is portrayed. And yes, don’t get me wrong it is for many of us, it is how our life is, (I can already here the pessimists poo pooing!!). You can travel, you can live an amazing life as a scuba diving instructor, but believe me, it is work, and certainly to get to a position, where you ...
Inner Space draws rebreather divers in Grand Cayman
JudiHope - 5/22/2015 12:42 PM
Every diver's dream destination of Grand Cayman, situated in the charismatic Caribbean, is getting ready to welcome the 12th annual 'Inner Space' event heading to the island tomorrow. It begins on May 23, 2015 and extends......
True Facts:The Anglerfish True Facts:The Anglerfish
LiveBait - 5/21/2015 8:33 PM
The anglerfish is so called because of its method of predation. This is the fish that goes fishing. It has a long, modified dorsal fin spine sprouting from the middle of its head that ends in a fleshy growth that can move and wiggle to resemble another animal. In some deep sea anglerfish this deadly bait can even emit light (bioluminescence). Passing predators who think they’ve found an easy meal only need to touch the bait to find out they’re the main course....
FitDiver® Magazine is a FREE Special Edition FitDiver® Magazine is a FREE Special Edition
ScubaFit - 5/21/2015 5:24 AM
A single diver is just a tiny speck in the vast ocean world, yet each dive is an enormous personal experience. Fitness, good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle keep divers in the water. Aloha! Get in shape for SCUBA diving in Maui. This SPECIAL EDITION integrates the ancient Hawaiian culture of a well-balanced and healthy lifestyle with modern day nutrition and fitness. Island vistas, sea breezes and Humpback whales inspire divers to prepare for spectacular experiences that strengthen the body an...
Coco Dive Soap blog by and for divers; Internship
Richcoast - 5/20/2015 5:32 PM
For those of you following our Dive Gossip column I have to say it has been quiet on this side of the world. Our intern consistency has changed form a group of 100% male to 100% female! Expected was more drama but it seems to be less. ( Great going girls!) We started slow, still […]...
Our recent Adaptive teaching instructor program
Scubabunnycr - 5/18/2015 8:05 PM
Take your training to the next level with the adaptive teaching instructor program....
Wounded Sea Turtle Gets A 3D-Printed Jaw Wounded Sea Turtle Gets A 3D-Printed Jaw
LiveBait - 5/18/2015 5:29 PM
In an earlier era, colliding with a boat’s propeller could have been the end of a sea turtle’s life. This is not that grim dark era, so a sea turtle found with a broken jaw was rescued and then brought to Pamukkale University’s Sea Turtle Research, Rescue and Rehabilitation center in Denizli, Turkey. Thanks to a collaboration with Turkish company Btech Innovation, the turtle received a custom-designed, 3D-printed titanium jaw. Read More: popsci.com/wounded-sea-turtle-gets-3d-printed-jaw-replacem...
Video Introduction to Diveadvisor
SKubaSteve - 5/18/2015 1:37 AM
Hey Dive Buddies! I know it’s been a bit but I finally got done with the first installment in my series of articles about online SCUBA communities! Say hello to Diveadvisor.com and the Diveadvisor mobile application. Diveadvisor.com is an online SCUBA community where divers can find comprehensive databases for: Destinations … Dive in to read more!...
Diving museum welcomes Bob Croft
JudiHope - 5/16/2015 10:51 PM
Today, May 16, 2015, is a big day for divers in Islamorada, down in the Florida Keys. The History of Diving Museum , always hosting informative, captivating and educational seminars throughout the year, is welcoming famous free diver, Bob Croft......