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Laughs and laughs with the pussy divers
Richcoast - 4 days 4 hours ago.
Diving is a vacation for most people. I am mean, working in the dive industry is basically a vacation as well, am I right instructors? Here in Costa Rica we are located in one of the favorite travel destinations which, lucky for us is growing into a dive destination as well. Costa Rica has so much […]...
The meaning of a Divemaster Internship
Richcoast - 16 days 4 hours ago.
Going Pro and taking the next step on the PADI ladder is a dream for many.  Now it so happens that the dive industry gives many opportunities to grow, even if you do not have piles of cash.  There are many types of internships available.  Now this does not mean you get your Divemaster for […]...
Diving Update And Conditions Report
PSD - 20 days 13 hours ago.
I haven’t been diving since May, for various reasons. I came back from my secret trip to Iowa with a cold from hell, but tried to get back in the water two weeks ago. I geared up with Kenny and some 16 year old chick and made it all the way down to the cove […]...
Scuba diving becomes royal affair
JudiHope - 21 days 1 hour ago.
The sport of scuba diving has taken on a much 'deeper' meaning these days. It was splashed on the internet and all across the tabloids this past week that PADI ,(Professional Association of Diving Instructors), has awarded......
Citizen Science with Marine Megafauna Foundation! Citizen Science with Marine Megafauna Foundation!
tammer - 27 days 4 hours ago.
travelswithtam.com/citizen-science-with-marine-megafauna-foundation/ An amazing Citizen Science trip with Marine Megafauna’s Ray of Hope Expeditions! This photo was taken by the Director, Dr Andrea Marshall, of me with a pregnant female whale shark!...
Water sports for Wounded Warriors
JudiHope - 28 days 4 hours ago.
This coming November, the Diving Equipment & Marketing Association, better known as DEMA, holds its annual trade show, for the dive industry, in Orlando, Florida. One of the largest trade shows of its kind, the DEMA Show......
Puffer fish blowing up as a defense mechanism
Richcoast - 29 days ago.
Yesterday I noticed a disturbing photo on Facebook and judging by the comments I believe these people had no clue what they had done. Other people were commenting on how cool this was as well, so I am going to try and explain the behavior of a puffer fish blowing up. We already did a […]...
Diving highlights July 28th
Scubabunnycr - 7/29/2015 12:13 AM
Scuba diving highlights from today. I love the big and the small, the pinktail triggersih I think is definitely one of my faves!...
A PADI Divemaster, To Be or Not to be......that is the question A PADI Divemaster, To Be or Not to be......that is the question
Scubabunnycr - 7/27/2015 11:23 PM
So after a recent discussion with some PADI Divemaster candidates I was inspired to write an article about "why it is good" to become a Divemaster and why, in my humble opinion, it is a bad idea to complete your divemaster training. Not that it is a bad thing per se, more that there are some good reasons to complete the training and there are some bad reasons. So let’s start with what we know about the course for starters and what it entails. The PADI Divemaster program is designed to train you ...
LIMPIA’s labor of love for the ocean
JudiHope - 7/26/2015 11:51 PM
LIMPIA has two specific meanings that coincidentally embrace one important concept. In Spanish, the word means 'clean'. To the residents of the upper Northeast region of the United States, the word stands for Long Island Marine......
My Ocean Challenge
Richcoast - 7/23/2015 6:22 PM
Last week we organized a big event called JAWESOME. It was a great success and thanks to many donations for our raffle tickets, big sale of T-shirts plus food and drinks at Zi lounge we raised a total of $1800 to donate to Project Aware to help them to safe our sharks.Zi lounge did a great job […]...
Non-Diving Report And Other Things
PSD - 7/21/2015 1:01 AM
I really wanted to get back in the water Sunday. Even though it rained the previous day, the swell maps made it look calm and the sun was out. Well, I was the ONLY diver who showed up at Terranea Resort, and I quickly discovered why… The water was pretty green and foamy with some […]...
PADI celebrates women’s dive day
JudiHope - 7/16/2015 3:57 AM
This coming Saturday, July 18, 2015, a new holiday is born as PADI (Professional Association of Dive Instructors) christens the date as PADI Women's Dive Day. Women from all parts of the globe, with a love for the......
Shark Week - myth or misunderstanding?
JudiHope - 7/09/2015 2:46 AM
We are in the midst of Shark Week 2015, a tradition first created by the Discovery Channel in 1988, for the specific purpose of raising awareness and building respect for one of the most misconceived creatures of the sea......
Experience the 2015 Upper Keys Reef Crawl
JudiHope - 7/04/2015 3:57 PM
When scuba diving is in your blood, planning the next dive/dive event becomes a top priority. One of the most beautiful destinations to dive in all the world is in the Florida Keys. Beginner, intermediate and advanced divers travel......
The ’must have’ accessories for a scuba-filled summer
JudiHope - 6/28/2015 4:00 PM
Steamy summer temperatures mean plenty of scuba diving and water activities to cool down quickly. Although when we think of scuba gear we think of regulators, buoyancy compensator vests, fins and masks, there are a couple of other accessories that......
Thailand: A Divers Paradise
SKubaSteve - 6/23/2015 5:47 PM
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!...
Freediving in Costa Rica
Richcoast - 6/17/2015 6:20 PM
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 […]...
Get outdoors and celebrate National Oceans Month in June
JudiHope - 6/14/2015 4:13 PM
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 - 6/13/2015 6:03 PM
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......