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Source: Divers Alert Network

Whether you’re taking a 23-hour flight to Malaysia or a 23-minute drive to the shore, all diving involves some form of travel. For this reason, DAN recognizes travel safety as a key aspect of our mission. This Smart Guide is a quick and easy reference tool to help you prepare for your dive travel to local and international destinations. Read more

March 22, 2017 |

Limits, Limits, Limits – Some Tips on Packing Lighter!

For many of us, traveling has a sort of narcotic effect – thinking of the great places we are going, things to do, sights to be seen, new people we’ll meet…all the great things that keep us coming back to travel again and again!  Unless you’re a business ‘road warrior’, odds are that most of your travel is related to vacations, time away from the job, and FUN! Read more

March 15, 2017 |


Source: Guam Visitor Burea

On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II. The peace memorial event will include a series of educational, promotional, and diving opportunities to expose the public to the history of the German ship and its connection to Guam prior to World War I. The Cormoran’s incredible story includes being part of the first shot fired by the United States upon entering World War I on April 7, 1917 and how it became part of one of the world’s most unique diving sites. Read more

March 10, 2017 |

Preparation for Dive Travel


“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin

Dan Orr: [email protected]

Preparation for scuba diving begins long before you arrive at the dive site. Besides the skills it takes to enjoy the dive, it is important to be in good health and be prepared to meet the physical demands of scuba diving. In reviewing the DAN accident data, almost 1/3 of the diving fatalities were attributed to cardiac incidents with approximately half of these being from the 40-59 age group. What is really disturbing is that 60% of those fatalities had signs and symptoms that they or others around them recognized as cardiac-related before or during the dive but they continued to dive anyway!

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March 8, 2017 |

Women’s Water Sports Weekend and Dive Day in La Jolla, California

by Gretchen M. Ashton, CFT, SFT, SFN, SSC, NBFE

Szilvia Gogh, founder of Miss-Scuba™, has partnered with Gretchen M. Ashton of ScubaFit®, Isabelle “Izzy” Tihanyi and her partner and twin sister Caroline “Coco” of Surf Diva®, the annual PADI Women’s Dive Day 2017, and Ocean Adventures Dive Company to create a celebration of the female spirit and finding excitement in life. Read more

March 7, 2017 |

Tips on Scuba Diving Vacations


Scuba diving vacations offer memorable experiences for all levels of divers, combining topside attractions with the underwater world.

Source USA TODAY Regina Edwards

Avid scuba divers can optimize their dive vacation with advance planning to determine popular dive sites and trip options and to prepare their equipment. Informed divers can identify the types of dive sites (such as deep or wreck dives) appropriate for their skill level and also plan land activities for their preflight decompression day. Read more

March 6, 2017 |

What is Muck (Critter) Diving


Muck. Yuck. Right? Wrong! 

If you have never heard of muck diving before, it does sound completely unappealing and actually the reality of what you are doing is essentially as it sounds. Muck diving, critter diving, rubble diving – whatever you call it, is poorly named and gives a negative connotation for an environment where ones’ eyes widen again and again with each fascinating new critter. Read more

March 3, 2017 |


Kungkungan Bay Resort (KBR to its friends and soon to be friends) is proud to be the resort that introduced the world to the now famous Lembeh Strait, acknowledged as the #1 destination in the world for Critter / Muck diving.

KBR was the original resort in the Lembeh Strait and as such pioneered the diving. We were the first International Dive Resort to open our doors in North Sulawesi and KBR was the first resort in the dive industry to use “Muck Diving” as our main diving attraction. We do it better, and have done it longer than anyone. Read more

March 2, 2017 |
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