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A Short DEMA Show Gear Review

What’s New in Dive Gear?  A Short Review of Unique New Equipment!   Every year we can’t wait to go to the Dive Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) Show, the dive industry’s premier trade exhibition. Sure, it’s a time to … Continue reading

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TRUK LAGOON

Truk Lagoon Why Dive A Wreck When You Can Dive An Entire Fleet?    Truk Lagoon, also called Chuuk Lagoon, is not your average dive site. It was known as the “Gilbralter of the Pacific” and by the end of … Continue reading

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Giant Sharks Through Time

Giant Sharks Through Time    Great Whites are currently the largest predator shark on this water planet, but it hasn’t always been this way. The first large predator shark dates back to 100 million years ago back to the Cretaceous … Continue reading

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Turks and Caicos

Turks and Caicos White Sand and Wicked Wall Dives.    There’s a group of islands just over an hour’s flight from Miami and they are so much more than their ancient Lucayan name for red blossomed topped Turk cactus and … Continue reading

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North American Aquarium Diving

North American Aquarium Diving There may be times when you find yourself in a another city either due to work, visiting relatives, or just because you wanted to get away, explore, and play. If this happens to you, and you … Continue reading

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We Dove or Did We Dive That Dive Site?

We dove or did we dive that dive site?    Recently, at a well known dive destination, we overheard two scuba divers talking about a dive site where one of the divers dove the other day. The other diver happened … Continue reading

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Diving With Whale Sharks

Diving With Whale Sharks Whale Sharks, Rhyncodon typus, are the largest cartilaginous fish in the world today. The largest ever recorded was just over 41ft long, but rumors by fishermen say that they may grow over 46ft in length which … Continue reading

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The Mantas of Yap

The Mantas of Yap If you are lucky, you may have seen a manta or two while diving, but in the waters off the island of Yap, it’s not uncommon to see a dozen or so 12-18ft wide mantas slowly … Continue reading

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Problem With A Leaky Mask?

  Problem With A Leaky Mask? We have all had it happen at one time or another. A dive mask that leaks. It could be one that was burrowed, rented or recently purchased but that constant distraction of continually having … Continue reading

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Lightweight Travel Gear

Lightweight Travel Gear   If you believe that baggage fees belong on the “No Fly List” then it might be time to invest in some new dive gear or try a few new packing strategies. Starting off with the newest … Continue reading

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