One Diver’s Near-Death Experience – What We Can Learn

In early March, a Florida scuba diver made local and national headlines when he was diving close to the St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant in Florida. He got sucked into a pipe that pulled in approximately 500,000 gallons of ocean water per minute. The pipe is 16 feet in diameter and a quarter-mile long. The…

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Think Your Scuba Fins Don’t Matter? Think Again

Did you make a mistake when buying your first pair of scuba fins, opting for the first pair you saw or the least expensive? If so, you’re not alone! Many novice divers make the mistake of buying fins that aren’t designed for scuba diving or are better suited for other types of divers. This can…

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The Coolest Diving Souvenir You Can’t Take Home

You may have snuck a seashell or a couple of T-shirts into your carry-on bag after your last diving trip, but did you know there’s a way to leave a permanent mark on a dive site that will last years after your vacation is over? The Coolest Ecofriendly Dive Trip Souvenir Ever! It’s probably the…

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Scuba Toys Supporting SeaPerch Again – April 2!

Scuba Toys has been invited to assist the Office of Naval Research with their SeaPerch Program once again! On Saturday, April 2, volunteers from the Scuba Toys staff and community will be at the PISD Loos Natatorium in Addison (3815 Spring Valley Road, Addison, TX 75001). Swing by and join the fun! What Is SeaPerch?…

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Creative Ways to Use Those Amazing Underwater Photos

As an avid diver, you already know that one of the best souvenirs you’re going to score while diving is a collection of amazing underwater photos. After all, it’s not like you can take home that vibrant coral-lined wall or the spotted eagle ray you saw — but you can take home an image that perfectly…

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Want to Create Amazing Underwater Photos?

You’ve finally bought that incredible underwater camera. You’ve taken it to one of the most colorful and coolest dive sites on the globe. While submerged, you snap dozens — if not hundreds — of photos to capture the incredible scenery that can’t possibly be explained. A picture is worth a thousand words, after all, especially…

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SUP to Your Next Dive Site!

Need an easier way to access your favorite dive sites that are close to shore, but still require a little leg work to reach? Enter Scuba SUP. What is SUP? In case you’re new to the non-SCUBA watersports scene, SUP stands for Stand-Up Paddleboarding, and it’s an on-the-water craze that’s been taking coastal vacation destinations…

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Best Dive Destinations for Beginners

Strong currents, low visibility, freezing water and yes, sharks – these are just a few first-dive-trip experiences that can cause a newcomer to shake their head and internally decide “never again.” But the trick to feeling that passion for scuba diving — and, more importantly, inspiring your loved ones and friends to appreciate scuba diving…

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Diving in Ireland for St. Patty’s Day?

It’s a dream of many world travelers to use the onset of St. Patrick’s Day as the perfect excuse to plan that trip to the Emerald Isle. But did you know that while you’re exploring the local pubs and mossy green cliffs, that you can also plan a diving trip as well? Sure, the coast…

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Best Spring Break Dive Destinations

Spring Break is just around the corner, and depending on your temperament, you may want a dive trip that’s devoid of the bathing suit-clad college crowd, or you might want to strip off your wetsuit, put on a toga, and join the scene. But in either case, what you don’t want is to show up…

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