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Roatan – First Edition of the International Underwater Film Festival




ROATAN, Turquoise Bay Dive & Beach Resort is proud to host the first edition of the International Underwater Film Festival. While a new and young film festival, the inaugural edition already promises top names in the underwater filmmaking industry.

Held April 9-16, 2016, the event will feature seminars, an on-site competition, an International Film competition and a Gala Night. The Gala event will be held on April 15, 2016 at the Beach Club San Simon, where winners will be announced.
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March 23, 2016 |

Meet Dan and Betty Orr



Dan Orr is President of Dan Orr Consulting providing a variety of services to the diving community.  Recently retired from the position of President of Divers Alert Network (DAN) and Chairman of the Board of International DAN, he has helped DAN focus on its worldwide diving safety mission. Prior to coming to DAN, he worked and taught recreational diving in a retail store, developed and implemented course curricula in the academic environment, collected data and supervised research efforts in the field of science diving, tested diving equipment for military contractors.
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March 10, 2016 |

Jennifer Idol, The First Woman to Dive all 50 States


By Jennifer Idol

I flew over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 and was moved to raise awareness for local waters through my underwater photography and diving skills. I determined a journey to document and dive all 50 states would help show how our national underwater world is a treasure we should care for and protect. While working as full-time senior designer for the Texas Association of REALTORS, I dedicated vacation time and weekends to set out on the first steps of my journey in 2011. I became the first woman to dive all 50 states in August 2015.

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February 12, 2016 |

Meet Jennifer Idol


Jennifer Idol is the first woman to dive 50 states. She’s earned more than 26 certifications and has been diving for 20 years. Her photography and articles are published in DIVER, Sport Diver,  Outdoor Oklahoma, SCUBA & H2O Adventure, and Texas Aquatic Science. She is a contributor to Underwater Speleology. The Lake Murray Wildlife Museum and Texas Association of REALTORS feature her work in permanent installations. Read more

February 12, 2016 |

DUI – App to Design Your Own Drysuit


Diving Unlimited International Released Innovative App to Design Your Own Drysuit at DEMA Show

SAN DIEGO, CADiving Unlimited International (DUI), the world’s leading manufacturer of drysuits for Scuba diving, has developed an app enabling divers to design their own drysuit. The My Drysuit app is now available in the iTunes App Store for iOS devices including iPads and iPhones.

DUI dealers can use the My Drysuit app to help their customers design their own DUI drysuit.  The app lets the customer actually visualize what their drysuit will look like. Read more

February 5, 2016 |

Meet Gretchen Ashton


Gretchen M. Ashton, CFT, SFT, SFN, NBFE, is registered with the National Board of Fitness Examiners, and is an International Sports Sciences Association Elite Trainer; personal trainer, specialist in fitness therapy, specialist in fitness nutrition, and a world champion athlete. Gretchen is founder of ScubaFit, LLC and developed the Comprehensive FitDiver® program, is an advanced scuba diver, nitrox diver, and co-author of the ScubaFit® Diver Course. She is an Expert Speaker for Los Angeles County Scuba Advanced Diver Program and Underwater Instructor Certification Course.

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January 19, 2016 |
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