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A Brief History of the Recreational Scuba Regulator

A Brief History of the Recreational Scuba Regulator

21 May, 2015 at 5:15 pm Comments are Disabled

The history of diving starts with pictures found on the walls of caves depicting people breathing air underwater stored in goat bladders. Diving bells, hard hat, and surface supplied air laid the foundation for the equipment recreational scuba divers use today. As the name suggests, scuba diving today wouldn’t exist […]

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World’s Top Wreck Diving Sites continued…

World’s Top Wreck Diving Sites continued…

5 August, 2014 at 4:58 pm Comments are Disabled

The list of amazing wreck sites can go on and on… All across the world there are hidden and popular sites that attract divers of all skill levels. From the most experienced to the novice, divers cannot resist the allure of a mysterious sunken ship. There is plenty to discover, what […]

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A Short History of the Shaka

A Short History of the Shaka

16 March, 2014 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

The shaka hand gesture is the symbol made by holding the hand in a loose fist and extending the thumb and pinky finger with the back of the hand facing the recipient. You have most likely seen this gesture being flashed by surfers and Hawaiian natives, but do you know […]

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Jacques Cousteau the father of Scuba diving

Jacques Cousteau the father of Scuba diving

27 January, 2014 at 3:54 am Comments are Disabled

Divers owe a lot to Jacques Cousteau. Often nicknamed “the father of scuba diving,” Cousteau played a huge role in the development of modern scuba diving. He also raised awareness of various marine life and opened eyes to the problems that endanger it. Here are just three of the ways […]

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Scuba Diving – A Short History

Scuba Diving – A Short History

5 December, 2013 at 9:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Discovering the thrill of scuba diving can be life changing. There’s just something so electrifying about breathing underwater and exploring the unknown! Without the diving equipment available today, however, recreational diving as you know it wouldn’t be possible. Can you imagine a life without scuba diving? We certainly don’t want […]

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Three historical dive sites you shouldn’t miss

Three historical dive sites you shouldn’t miss

28 November, 2013 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Scuba diving is exhilarating, but when there’s historical allure, it can bring the experience to a whole new level. Take a step back in time and get a unique glimpse of an underwater time capsule with these three poplar historical dive sites.   1. The Underwater Archaeology Park of Baiae […]

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