New Art Exhibit Only Scuba Divers Can See

Clever artists have found ways to make veritably any place in the world a gallery venue. It’s why Central Park turned blazing orange for a week during 2005’s “The Gates” exhibit. It’s also why cities all over the world don’t paint over graffiti masterpieces by the likes of Banksy, Shepard Fairey and other world-renowned street…

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What Divers Can Learn from Fatal NM Diving Accident

A fatal accident in New Mexico last month made international headlines in the scuba diving community. An experienced diver became trapped in a network of underwater caves that NM had sealed for more than 40 years and was unable to return to the surface. Divers considered the caves some of the most dangerous in North America,…

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Where to Go Diving with Your Kids

Have your older kids and teens caught your contagious love of scuba diving? Then it’s time to start planning a vacation that revolves around your mutual hobby. A scuba diving vacation can be a great way to reconnect with your family, create new memories and take part in an activity that you all enjoy. When…

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Amazing New Way to Experience Scuba Diving Without Getting Wet

Imagine experiencing all elements of a scuba diving trip from buoyancy to temperature without ever getting into the water. Say, what? This scenario is what MIT Media Lab researchers Dhruv Jain and Misha Sra envisioned when they created the “Amphibian.” Keep reading to learn more! What Exactly is an Amphibian? Amphibian is a scuba diving…

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How to Avoid Being A “Touron” While Traveling

Have you ever heard the term “Touron?” It’s a not-so-nice mash-up of the terms “tourist” and “moron” and service industry personnel use it all over the world. After multiple diving trips, you know how to behave with grace and etiquette on the dive boat. You learned how not to be the person everyone wants to…

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Is Your Child Ready for Diving? Here’s How to Tell

One of the biggest debates in the scuba diving community is how young is too young to scuba dive. Many dive instructors do not feel comfortable taking students younger than 10 or even 12, but the fact remains every kid is different. Kids have different maturity levels, physical abilities and medical considerations and varying desires…

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Just What the Doctor Ordered: Scuba Diving!

You already know that scuba diving is amazing for your mental mindset. The simple act of traveling to exotic locations, submerging underwater and savoring that feeling of being miles away from the rest of the world does wonders for your brain. However, just in case you need extra rationalization to book a last-minute trip, you’ll…

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Coolest Freshwater Dive Destinations

Want to freshen up your next diving vacation? Then pass on the saltwater diving, and explore these beautifully cool and clear diving locales that put the often-overlooked joys of freshwater diving on the map. Cenotes, Mexico Cenotes are a unique collection of freshwater caves found on the Yucatan Peninsula. They offer a spellbinding spot to…

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The 6 Biggest Mistakes Made by Recreational Divers

Mark took a scuba certification course, has been in the water a few times and is pretty well equipped to handle an emergency. Mark feels prepared for his next dive. However, Mark could be making several mistakes diving instructors and pros classify as “off the radar.” If you are guilty of making these mistakes, like…

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Finding the Dive Mask That Fits

A well-fitting mask is arguably the most important accessory you have under the water. Why? Because it’s the lone barrier between you and everything you came to enjoy. If your mask doesn’t fit right, you might be spending hours fiddling with it when you should be focused on your environment, blinking repeatedly as the water…

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