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In Remembrance of Stuart Westmorland, Photographer 1958 – 2016


“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.

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

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

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


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 |

A complete guide to Northeast Scuba Diving


Northeast Dive Guide Hits the Bookshelves!

A complete guide to Northeast Scuba Diving – The Northeast Dive Guide features an extensive summary of the diving and dive sites in the greater Northeast. Covering from Newfoundland to Virginia and as far west as Ohio, including lakes and rivers in Ontario, the goal of the book series is to help create more awareness of local diving opportunities and promote diving and tourism to these areas.

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June 23, 2016 |

Sunken American WWII torpedo bomber discovered in Pacific

Source Fox News Rob Verger

In July of 1944, an American warplane, a TBM-1C Avenger torpedo bomber, went down in the Pacific. 

Now, 72 years later, the Navy plane has been identified near Palau, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego has announced.  Eric Terrill, an oceanographer at Scripps, explained that the remains of the aircraft are resting under 85 feet of water within a lagoon in the Pacific nation of Palau. It wasn’t until his team dove the wreck this April and May that they identified it as the Avenger they had been looking for. Read more

June 22, 2016 |

New images reveal Andrea Doria shipwreck


New images reveal Andrea Doria shipwreck deteriorating quickly

Source: The Christian Science Monitor/Christina Beck 

The Andrea Doria sunk almost exactly 60 years ago. This month, underwater exploration company OceanGate captured underwater images that show the ship’s decay.

Since the Andrea Doria sank off the coast of Nantucket in 1956, generations of divers have made the dangerous dive to the wreck, leading to the Andrea Doria’s moniker, the “Mount Everest of shipwrecks.” New underwater sonar imaging of the wreck, however, shows that it has deteriorated far more than previously imagined.

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June 18, 2016 |

ScubaDoRag is now Sweet Sixteen!

May 28, 2016 By Suuz Martines

Fashion with Function For Divers

Like many who start scuba diving, I was lured in by the sirens of the sea, not knowing my life would forever change. I left my “Home” and became a very small fish in the enormous ocean.

While a designer in real life, I developed CoCoCheznaynay® SecretAgent of Truth & Style™ as a branding vehicle and a truth-seeking character who disperses CoCoCourage, wit and wisdom. CoCo’s about owning all of who you are and facing your fears. When I started scuba lessons, this unknown, overwhelming performance anxiety/fear made me realize I had masked being bullied as a child, never knowing the extent of the damage – this is a danger in thinking we will teach others. Read more

June 5, 2016 |
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