What Divers Can Learn From Recent “Open Water” Scenario in the Headlines

A Florida diver with more than 35 years of experience made national headlines last week when he found himself in a scary and real life Open Water scenario. As anyone who was brave enough to watch the movie knows, during the film, two divers resurface to find their dive boat has disappeared and sharks have noted their…

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Want to Break the Freediving World Record? Here’s How Deep You Have to Go

Underwater expeditions and world records seem to go hand-in-hand. Wacky stories of record-breaking feats under the water have filled recent headlines. In February, more than 170 divers created the longest underwater human chain in recorded history, while in December nearly 160 “Scuba Santas” blasted the world record for the most diving Santas during one chilly…

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Diving in Mexico!

Do you dream about a vacation where you can explore incredible reefs and wrecks without spending a fortune — and then cap off a dive trip with an ice-cold margarita? Then you’ll want to discover these incredible diving locations that are all found just south of the U.S. border. With beautiful beaches, gracious resorts and…

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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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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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Can’t Touch This! What You Should Never, Ever, EVER Disturb while Diving

Every good diver knows when you’re underwater, you should keep your hands and fins to yourself! Disturbing corals and marine life can have unintended, but dire consequences to the underwater environment. Everyone has had a once-in-a-while brush with a reef wall or a critter that is hiding along the sea floor. However, there are some…

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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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