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What is Cylinder Inspection and Why it is IMPORTANT

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Ninety percent of cylinder accidents occur at the fill station during fills. Unfortunately the reality is these accidents happen to frequently and cause not only damage but injury and even death.

And without formal, recognized training, you are also exposed to potential issues with liability and safety. Do your employees know what they should look for in order to fill those cylinders? Read more

October 21, 2016 |

MEET Stephanie Brewer

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Dive with me and Scuba Thor on your next underwater adventure!

I am originally from the beautiful island of Maui. Ironically, it took a move to the Arizona desert for me to take up the exciting sport of recreational scuba diving! In 1989, I took scuba lessons in Phoenix and completed my certification dives in San Clemente off the California coast (brrrr!). I eventually went on to manage a dive training and travel center in Scottsdale, Arizona. Read more

October 20, 2016 |

LET’S GET THE FACTS STRAIGHT ABOUT THOSE TWO SHARK CAGE ACCIDENTS

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Source: EarthTouch News By SARAH KEARTES Oct 17 2016

Last week, we posted in detail about the rule violations that led to a shark-diving accident off Mexico’s Guadalupe Island. Shortly afterwards, a second accident (featured in a YouTube video) went viral online. Some media reports have confused the two encounters, as well as the facts in our report. So, let’s set the record straight. Read more

October 19, 2016 |

In Remembrance of Stuart Westmorland, Photographer 1958 – 2016

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“A Life That Touches Others Goes On Forever”

Stuart was not only an accomplished Photographer, but also an Artist. What set him apart was his ability to capture “life” in his images. Not only underwater but above. His photos made you feel if you were there, part of the scene.

Unfortunately Stuart passed way too early and will be missed by so many who were fortunate to have him in our lives. Stuart zest for life and the many ways he touched so many, will always be with us. Stuart will always be a comfort and inspiration in our lives. 

Stuart Westmorland was  recognized as one of the leading marine photographers in the United States. His marine mammal and natural history images appear in a variety of books, magazines, posters, calendars, brochures and aquarium displays. Magazine covers number over 200 and include: Time, Islands, Caribbean Travel & Life, Endless Vacation, Harrowsmith, Aqua, Wine Spectator, E The Environmental Magazine, Spa, Canadian Airlines, America West, & Alaska Airlines plus nearly every scuba diving magazine.
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August 28, 2016 |

Sea Save Foundation Will Complete Online Ocean Conservation Photo Mosaic by September 3rd.

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For Immediate Release

It’s a Wrap! Malibu Based Sea Save Foundation, Will Complete Online Ocean Conservation Photo Mosaic by September 3rd. There is Still Time to Upload your Image.

Malibu, California – August 25, 2016 — Sea Save Foundation will wrap up its highly successful, “Give ‘Em The Fin” campaign in early September, just in time to unveil this digital artwork at the ten day Conference of International Trade of Endangered Species(CoP17) in Johannesburg, South Africa convening on September 24th. This meeting, which was recently featured in the award winning film “Racing Extinction”, is where the international community debates and votes upon which threatened and endangered animals will be protected under international trade agreements.
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August 26, 2016 |

Scuba Diver Tag Keeps Emergency Info With You

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While we hope you’ll return from every dive without a problem, the ScubaDiverTag will ensure you have your critical information with you at all times.

We have noticed many dive operations do not collect your DAN or emergency contact information. The ScubaDiverTag has all those details and more. Once attached to your BCD, you will never go diving without it! Read more

July 13, 2016 |

Mango Inn Offers Tec Diving Thru Utila Dive Centre

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Utila Dive Centre is a well-established PADI 5 Star Career Development Centre and most referred and recommended in Central America and the Caribbean.

In 2001 we expanded our range of services and became a PADI TecRec facility, teaching diver and instructor levels for Tec Deep and Tec Trimix courses. Now we are launching 2 new packages specially tailored for certified Tec and Tec Trimix divers looking for a place to explore.

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July 11, 2016 |

A complete Guide to Midwest Scuba Diving

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Midwest Dive Guide Hits the Bookshelves!

By boat, from Shore or by dive, enjoying the world famous waters of the great lakes. 

The Midwest Dive Guide is a comprehensive review of the diving throughout the entire Midwest and feature an extensive summary of the diving and dive sites in each state.  The guide covers  15 states and two countries, including the entire Midwest from the Ohio/Pennsylvania boarder to as far west as the Dakota and as far south as Kentucky.  Contributions from your local dive shop owners, dive masters, dive experts and local divers who Know. Read more

June 23, 2016 |
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