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How To Choose Your Fins

How To Choose Your Fins

Full foot versus open heel?

Despite the vast array of choice on the market, there are just two main styles of foot pocket – open heel and full foot. Both types of foot pocket will come with an array of options for blade.

Full foot fins are usually cheaper than open heal fins, easy to don and less bulky, however, if they are not a perfect fit for you will cause lots of friction issues and…

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Some SCUBA Records

The world’s deepest scuba dive
 
 
The world record for the deepest ever dive using self contained breathing apparatus is held by Pascale Bernabé, a French SCUBA diver, who claims to have reached a depth of 330 meters off the coast of Corsica. He made his descent in just 10 minutes, but took just under 9 hours to safely return to the surface. This dive is actually deeper than the 318-meter dive…

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Dive Sites to Stretch Your Budget

Dive Sites to Stretch Your Budget

Bonaire

Do-it-yourself diving doesn’t get any better than Bonaire. With more drive-and-dive opportunities than anywhere in the scuba universe, divers here enjoy the ultimate schedule freedom. The dollar-stretching strategy is to rent a pickup and take advantage of the many drive-through tank-filling stations that proliferate the island. Package deals that include auto rental are a great way to…

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Shark Diving: Bars or No Bars?

Shark Diving: Bars or No Bars?

Often, the people who are most afraid of sharks and feel they need to have bars between them and the sharks have yet to meet one. Those who have gone on shark dives generally describe an experience of great beauty, transcendence, and transformation. The experience usually leaves them with a strong appreciation of and even affection for these animals, describing them as intelligent and peaceful,…

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Is Diving With Sharks Safe?

Is Diving With Sharks Safe?

The risk of injury, let alone death, while diving with sharks is incredibly low.

In contrast, more common leisure activities such as biking, swimming and boating result in a significant number of injuries and fatalities each year. True, In the US alone, the risk of death by drowning is approximately 3,000 times greater than being bitten by a shark, and the number of fatalities from boating…

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Diving Myths: Debunked (Three)

Diving Myths: Debunked (Three)

MYTH: The ocean is full of dangerous animals like sharks and barracudas.

TRUTH: Most divers actually consider a shark sighting to be a special and memorable occasion, since it is rare to see them. While such critters as sharks and barracudas should be respected and treated as wild animals, the vast majority subsist on a diet of things considerably smaller than a scuba diver. In fact, most sharks…

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Zachary Price’s post on Vine

Zachary Price’s post on Vine

My first ever vine (made for class). Don’t judge too hard
https://vine.co/v/MbruaF1xhWJ

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Five Great Dive Sites in the Continental US

Five Great Dive Sites in the Continental US

Athens Scuba Park 
This spring-fed lake southwest of Dallas is owned by divers and has been hosting our tribe for nearly 25 years. A dozen docks with nearby shady pavilions offer easy access to the water (in which viz can reach 70 feet), where more than 30 underwater attractions — including busses, boats, motorcycles, a Lockheed C-140 jet plane and a space capsule — can be explored. Bathhouses…

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More Diving Myths Debunked!

More Diving Myths Debunked!

MYTH: I’m too old to learn.

TRUTH:  We regularly hear about people diving, and learning to dive, well into their eighties. In fact one of the most active “groups” of divers is in the age range from 38 to 53. On the whole, this group dives more regularly, travels more to dive, and even takes more classes than most other “groups.”

MYTH: When you dive you are breathing pure oxygen.

TRUTH:  Certified…

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