Category Archives: Specialties

A Mermaid Minute: Linden Wolbert

‘Out of the sea… wish I could be… part of that, world…’ What if we told you we found a girl who longed to be part of the undersea world? Who quit her steady 9-5 to fulfill her dream of … Continue reading

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The Kraken. Found. Real.

  Well, sort of. If you’re anything like us you probably caught the “Monster Squid: The Giant Is Real” special on the Discovery Channel Sunday night. We were SO thrilled and amazed that such a creature was found and we were … Continue reading

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Dive News: Salvaging the Costa Concordia Shipwreck

[VIDEO] and full story by: CBS News Eleven months ago, the Italian luxury liner ‘Costa Concordia’ hit a huge boulder whilst sailing the shores of Giglio Island. The effect: the most expensive and daunting salvage operation and potential environmental catastrophe. … Continue reading

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Favorite Sea Legends: The Kraken, Mermaids, and Sirens

It’s no secret we love all things ocean and sea legends just come with the territory. This week we are rounding up a few of our favorites: the Kraken, Sirens, and Mermaids. You may have heard of some of these … Continue reading

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What is Nitrox and why do most Scuba Divers use it?

More than 60 years ago when Jacques Yves Cousteau first introduced the concept of exploring the underwater world, viewers watched the Captain and his crew strap on tanks filled with air and the concept of SCUBA (Self Contained Underwater Breathing … Continue reading

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Wonder what the top Five PADI specialty courses are?

It’s the start of the summer SCUBA diving season and many previously certified divers are looking to expand their diving knowledge and try some new experiences. One sure way to do this is through advanced or specialty courses. According to … Continue reading

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Scuba Diving Specialties: What is MUCK Diving?

It’s certainly not the most glamorous type of scuba diving. There isn’t the visual appeal of reef diving or the sense of adventure in wreck diving, but for a growing number of scuba divers, “MUCK” diving is all the rage. … Continue reading

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