- Barings completes acquisition of Aqualung groupby Mark 'Crowley' Russell
The Barings investment management firm has announced that it has completed its acquisition of the Aqualung Group, one of the world’s best-known manufacturers of scuba diving equipment. Baring’s acquisition of the Group was announced in June this year, with the sale being agreed for an undisclosed fee. Headquartered in Sophia Antipolis, France, Aqualung Group was The post Barings completes acquisition of Aqualung group appeared first on DIVE Magazine.
- Northern Diver’s Christmas sale is on!by Mark 'Crowley' Russell
Premier UK dive kit manufacturer, Northern Diver, has announced the launch of its Christmas sale – with some great deals available for your favourite dive buddies – or yourself! A free gift accompanies every £100 spent online, and free UK deliveries are being offered on any purchase over £100. Adding to the festive cheer, all The post Northern Diver’s Christmas sale is on! appeared first on DIVE Magazine.
- Exploring the Depths: Scuba Diving in Costa Ricaby Lee
Costa Rica, known for its lush rainforests, diverse wildlife, and stunning landscapes, is also a hidden gem for scuba diving enthusiasts. With its Pacific and Caribbean coastlines, Costa Rica offers [...]
- Blue Marine Foundation’s Ocean Awards 2024by Mark 'Crowley' Russell
The Blue Marine Foundation has opened nominations for its 2024 Ocean Awards, ‘celebrating the people making extraordinary efforts to save the world’s oceans’, and is asking for members of the public to submit their nominations. The awards are divided into six categories to distinguish the various ways in which individuals and organisations are working to The post Blue Marine Foundation’s Ocean Awards 2024 appeared first on DIVE Magazine.
- SeaLife Introduces Sea Dragon 3000 Color Boost™ Photo-Video Lightby The Scuba News Press Team
SeaLife is introducing their new compact Sea Dragon 3000F Color Boost™ Photo-Video light. The light features a high-performance COB LED array, delivering 3000 lumens in a smooth 120° wide beam. The [...]
- OZTek ADEX Australia 2025 Floor Plan and Rates Releasedby The Scuba News Press Team
The new Floor Plan and Exhibitor details have been released for the inaugural ADEX OZTek Australia 2025 Exhibitors have been very happy with the new announcement of ADEX Australia and [...]
- The Best Liveaboard Trip in the Maldives?by The Scuba Place
The Scuba Place recently hosted a group of divers in the Maldives. This trip report is all about their vote for the BEST Maldives Liveaboard and the BEST Itinerary. It goes [...]
- Reef-World Is Seeking a Programmes Manager – Could This Be You?by Reef-World
The Programmes Manager is a key leadership role within the organisation and is responsible for the delivery of assigned Reef-World Programmes. The Programmes Manager reports directly to the Directors, and [...]
- Top 5 Reasons You Should Go To Amed, East Bali For Your Divingby Dive Now Work Later
Hidden amongst all the diving locations of Bali and surrounding islands is the vibrant friendly town of Amed. From trying scuba for your first time, to taking your open water certification, [...]
- Why I Don’t Go In The Seaby Pinky Douglas
I was 18 so about 1993 or so, and I had gone to visit my dad and his wife in Cornwall. One day her son, Liam decided he was going [...]
- A Photo Exhibition by The Geriatric Diver – St Lucia
- The Diabetic Diver Certifiesby Chantelle Wyatt
Back in September 2023 Oyster Divers supported Sam Stimpson with the start of his Open Water Diving course. The motivation for The Scuba News UK following his journey into the [...]
- Spare Air DEMA Show Dealer Special Continues for a Limited Timeby Spare Air - Submersible Systems
Submersible Systems has been serving customers and dealers alike all over the country for decades. Year after year, Submersible Systems continues to deliver quality service and products you can depend on right from its factory in Huntington Beach, California. With a full-service factory & team, the service department is willing and able to assist with repairs and spare parts, etc. as needed. Manufacturing everything from Spare Air to EasyDive in-house, there’s something for every type of diver. Continue reading Spare Air DEMA Show Dealer Special Continues for a Limited Time at DiveNewswire.
- DIVE’s Big Shot Kaleidoscope – the winners!by DIVE Staff
We asked for an explosion of colour for our Kaleidoscope Big Shot and boy, did we get just that and more. Startling creativity and a vibrant sense of fun dominated an exceptional set of entries. Jenny Stock excelled, taking the competition’s title to heart and creating a glorious kaleidoscope of mandarinfish. It seems apt that The post DIVE’s Big Shot Kaleidoscope – the winners! appeared first on DIVE Magazine.
- Explorer Ventures Extends DEMA Specials to December 8, 2023by Explorer Ventures Fleet
Explorer Ventures Fleet®, a leader in liveaboard diving experiences, celebrates the success of its participation in the 2023 DEMA Show in New Orleans. Following the phenomenal show, Explorer Ventures is excited to extend its exclusive trade show specials until December 8, 2023, offering dive shops and agents unmatched savings and flexibility. The company showcased its immersive liveaboard diving trips, featuring breathtaking destinations worldwide. From the Caribbean’s tranquility to the wonders of the Red Sea and the iconic Galapagos Islands, Explorer Ventures provides unparalleled adventures. Continue reading Explorer Ventures Extends DEMA Specials to December 8, 2023 at DiveNewswire.
- MCS calls for mandatory microfibre filters in washing machines by 2024by DIVE Staff
Every time we wash our clothes, plastic microfibres enter the water supply – washing machine filters would minimise the amount. The Marine Conservation Society has handed a petition to Parliament calling on the UK Government to help prevent plastic fibres from entering the water supply by legally requiring manufacturers to install microfibre filters in all The post MCS calls for mandatory microfibre filters in washing machines by 2024 appeared first on DIVE Magazine.
- Solitude One’s Cabin Renovation Reveal: A Fresh and Radiant Revamp!by Solitude Liveaboards and Resorts
In the face of the significant challenges that arose from the pandemic-induced lockdowns spanning a couple of years, we remained resolute. We not only listened to feedback but also made the firm decision to move forward with our refurbishment plans, a testament to our unwavering commitment to our mission. These trying times brought financial difficulties, with income being virtually nonexistent, all while shouldering the essential maintenance expenses of our facilities and offering continued support to our dedicated team. Continue reading Solitude One’s Cabin Renovation Reveal: A Fresh and Radiant Revamp! at DiveNewswire.
- Yap Continues its Tourism Promotional Push into the Guam Marketby Yap Visitors Bureau
The Yap Visitors Bureau (YVB) continues its efforts to promote Micronesia’s most unique and authentic destination in the neighbouring Guam market. Some of the key initiatives that the Bureau has undertaken recently to target this market include: Hosting a Fam Trip for Guam Media and an MWR Team In mid-October YVB, with the assistance of United Airlines, hosted a media familiarisation trip for three (3) Guam-based journalists working for the Guam Daily Post and Pacific Daily News. Continue reading Yap Continues its Tourism Promotional Push into the Guam Market at DiveNewswire.
- Sealife Micro 3.0 Camera and Light Gift Set Popular During DEMA Showby Sealife Cameras
The new Micro 3.0 Underwater Camera & Light Gift Set from Sealife was very well received during the recent DEMA Show in New Orleans. The Set is an ideal item for the 2023 Fall travel and Holiday season. The camera is the latest and third generation of its popular permanently-sealed Micro camera series. The camera is leak-proof with no O-rings to lube or maintain, so there is never a worry about flooding the camera. Continue reading Sealife Micro 3.0 Camera and Light Gift Set Popular During DEMA Show at DiveNewswire.
- SEAC is ready for the new diving season – New Products Unveiled at DEMA Showby Seac USA
“We produce with the sun” will be the theme that will guide SEAC into the new diving season launched at the last DEMA Show, recently held in New Orleans. In addition to emphasizing the importance of ‘Made in Italy’ in terms of excellence and product availability, the Italian company marks a milestone this year with its commitment to production and a lower environmental impact. In fact, a few months ago, SEAC inaugurated a new plant in Italy that houses a powerful photovoltaic system capable not only of supporting the energy of the production itself, but also supplies energy to all the other buildings in the company’s industrial area. Continue reading SEAC is ready for the new diving season – New Products Unveiled at DEMA Show at DiveNewswire.
- 2023 NOGI Awards Gala Recap from New Orleansby Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences
The Academy of Underwater Arts & Sciences (www.auas-nogi.org) held the 62nd NOGI Awards Gala at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana on November 15, 2023. The Academy honored the career contributions of H.E. Abdulmohsen Al-Sheikh for Distinguished Service, Lynn Funkhouser for Environment, James R. Holm for Science, Amos Nachoum for Arts and Dr. Drew Richardson for Sports/Education.The following is a link to the photographs from the 2023 NOGI Awards Gala along with access to the career videos and acceptance speeches from each recipient: https://www.auas-nogi.org/2023-nogi-awards The NOGI Awards Gala also included NOGI Fellow Bonnie Toth presenting the annual Zale Parry Scholarship to Allison Klein. Continue reading 2023 NOGI Awards Gala Recap from New Orleans at DiveNewswire.
- DAN Asks Divers To Donate in Support of Dive Safetyby DAN
Divers Alert Network® (DAN®) has launched an appeal to the dive community to help advance and promote dive safety for all. Through its dedication to providing emergency medical advice, assistance, and safety resources to divers, DAN recognizes the collective responsibility of the diving community in fostering a culture of safety. DAN is encouraging all divers to contribute to the cause and play an active role in ensuring the safety of spending time underwater. Continue reading DAN Asks Divers To Donate in Support of Dive Safety at DiveNewswire.
- New SCUBA DIVING INDUSTRY Magazine Set to Launchby Cline Group Advertising
Cline Group announces the launch of a new diving industry trade publication called “SCUBA DIVING INDUSTRY MAGAZINE” The new diving trade magazine will be printed in January and mailed to all US brick-and-mortar dive retailers monthly with a digital version emailed to Cline Group’s quarterly survey list of over 14,400 dive businesses globally.A mockup issue can be found here: https://online.flippingbook.com/view/370738809/ The magazine is a different concept for a dive trade publication as advertorials are encourage so an advertiser can ‘start a conversation’ with their business-to-business (B2B) customers. Continue reading New SCUBA DIVING INDUSTRY Magazine Set to Launch at DiveNewswire.
- DEMA Announces 2023 Diving Community Champion Award Recipientsby DEMA Association
Congratulations to the 2023 Diving Community Champion Awards Recipients Once again, we’d like to congratulate the 2022 Diving Community Champion Award recipients:2023 Platinum Winner: Jr Scientists in the Sea (JSIS) 2023 Gold Winner: Dive Pirates Foundation 2023 Silver Winner: Tim Early FoundationWatch their awards videos to learn more about these businesses giving back to their communities and our industry. Continue reading DEMA Announces 2023 Diving Community Champion Award Recipients at DiveNewswire.
- Bahamas tourist killed in shark attackby DIVE Staff
An American woman from Boston has died after being attacked by a shark while paddleboarding in the Bahamas. Local news reports say the tragic incident occurred the day after the 44-year-old victim’s wedding. According to a statement from the Royal Bahamas Police Force, the woman was paddleboarding with a relative off the shore of a The post Bahamas tourist killed in shark attack appeared first on DIVE Magazine.
- Mallows Bay – The Ghost Fleet and Beyondby NOAA
At Mallows Bay-Potomac River National Marine Sanctuary, the synergy of history and nature provide a truly unique experience with something for everyone. Join Susan Langley, Maryland’s State Underwater Archaeologist, to [...]
- Explorer Ventures Extends DEMA Specials to December 8, 2023 by The Scuba News Press Team
Explorer Ventures Fleet®, a leader in liveaboard diving experiences, celebrates the success of its participation in the 2023 DEMA Show in New Orleans. Following the phenomenal show, Explorer Ventures is [...]
- Introducing Aluminaut, World’s First Aluminum Submarineby Kathy Dowsett
The first aluminium submarine ever built was named Aluminaut and launched in 1964. The 80-ton, 15.5-metre (51 ft) crewed deep-ocean research submersible was built as an experimental vessel by Reynolds [...]
- Learn More About the SS Chester A. Congdonby Kathy Dowsett
SS Chester A. Congdon (originally Salt Lake City) was a steel-hulled American lake freighter that served from 1907 to 1918. She was built in 1907 for the Holmes Steamship Company [...]
- About the SS Arthur M. Andersonby Kathy Dowsett
SS Arthur M. Anderson is a laker cargo ship. She is well-known for being the last ship to communicate with the SS Edmund Fitzgerald before it sank on November 10, [...]
- Top 8 Reasons To Love Reading Scuba Diving Novelsby The Scuba News Press Team
We cannot be underwater 24/7, but we can always pretend to be! Scuba diving opens the door to a fascinating world beneath the waves. But during your surface intervals, scuba [...]
- Top 10 Dive Sites in the Cayman Islandsby Lee
For avid scuba divers seeking unparalleled underwater adventures, the Cayman Islands are a veritable paradise. Renowned for their crystal-clear waters, vibrant marine life, and diverse underwater landscapes, the islands offer [...]
- Studland Bay awarded £186,000 for new eco-mooringsby Mark 'Crowley' Russell
The Studland Bay Marine Partnership (SBMP) has been awarded £186,000 from the UK’s Marine Management Organisation’s (MMO) Fisheries and Seafood Scheme to support the conservation of Studland Bay’s precious marine ecosystem. Located in the county of Dorset, on the south coast of England, Studland Bay is home to the region’s most extensive seagrass meadow, which The post Studland Bay awarded £186,000 for new eco-moorings appeared first on DIVE Magazine.
- AI and robotics being used to revive coral reefsby Stuart Butler
Robot arms are being trained in Western Australia to restore coral reefs with positive early results Fish in a hundred vibrant shades flit between monumental towers of coral and the waving jelly arms of sea anemones. The colours and diversity of life on a tropical coral reef can be dazzling. Such a habitat, with its The post AI and robotics being used to revive coral reefs appeared first on DIVE Magazine.
- Top 10 Dive Sites in Belizeby Lee
Belize, a diver’s haven, offers a myriad of underwater wonders that captivate enthusiasts from around the world. From vibrant coral reefs to fascinating marine life, the country boasts an array [...]
- Scuba Diving in the Enchanting Cayman Islandsby Lee
The Cayman Islands, nestled in the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean, have long been renowned for their stunning coral reefs, diverse marine life, and exceptional visibility, making them a haven [...]
- Nation’s Attic Inc to Host Annual Vintage and Antique Diving Equipment Auctionby Lee
Nation’s Attic Inc. is thrilled to announce its annual vintage & antique diving equipment auction, taking place on Saturday, December 9th. This online-only event will feature an impressive selection of [...]
- Divers Discover Human Skeletal Remains in Lehigh Acres Lakeby Lee
- Discovering the Depths: Scuba Diving in Belizeby Lee
Belize, a small Central American gem, has earned its reputation as a diver’s paradise, offering an unparalleled underwater experience that beckons enthusiasts from around the globe. With its pristine waters, [...]
- Notice Reversal Raises Concerns Over Conservation Areas in Maltaby The Scuba News Press Team
In a surprising turn of events, a recent reversal of the Notice to Mariners has sparked controversy over the protection of Conservation Areas in Malta. The initial notice, which banned [...]