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Scuba diving trends for 2012

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Scuba diving and dive travel trends for 2012

Scuba diving and dive travel trends for 2012

So what is the hottest, coolest thing to do in scuba diving other than to explore over 73% of planet? With changes to travel regulations, airline baggage rules and technology,scuba diving has stayed the same but how you make your scuba diving trips more efficient and easier seems to be the 2012 trend. 2012 Scuba […]

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SSI and PADI may actually have scuba diving right

SSI and PADI may actually have scuba diving right

Remember back to you SSI and PADI videos when you were training as an open water diver. Every single dive student cringed at the SSI and PADI dive statements, Make friends, go places and serious diving, serious fun. Dive instructors have heard these lines a million times and the ’80 style videos were a bit […]

Mexico Monday – diving tips for divers in the Riviera Maya

Mexico Monday – diving tips for divers in the Riviera Maya

Some divers to the Riviera Maya are new to our open water diving in the Caribbean so we gathered some diving and dive vacation tips from ‘regulars’ who dive in Playa del Carmen on a regular basis. If you are thinking of coming to dive in the Riviera Maya, hope you get to this article […]

Scuba Diving is always in fashion!!

Scuba Diving is always in fashion!!

If Avatar is any indication of scuba diving inspiring the creativity of people on land, have a look at what we found for other scuba inspired fashion.  next week we will take a look at the movie Avatar and how Mr. Cameron used his scuba diving and underwater experiences as his source of creativity for […]

Very Cool Scuba Diving Tatoos

Very Cool Scuba Diving Tatoos

We have seen over the years some very cool tatoos that symbolize peoples experiences as a diver or reflect what they have seen underwater.  Call it the scuba tribe if you wish, or call it scuba art, but there are some pretty cool tatoos that people are wearing to show thier committment to or love […]

There is no BP oil in the Mexican Carribean or on the shores of mexico at all

There is no BP oil in the Mexican Carribean or on the shores of mexico at all

As instructors, we love to teach, and that can go beyond scuba diving.  As business owners in mexico, we feel we have a responsibility to teach others about what we have learned while working here, the culture, the environment, day to day stuff. For the last few weeks we have had some emails from people […]

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Can the IPad Measure Up?

Can the IPad Measure Up?

Many scuba divers are tech heads and the super tech heads do seem to gravitate towards more technical diving and more gadgets when they dive. Who thought we would ever see the day when a PC computer could go underwater?  In the video below is an example of a PC going to minimal depths, but […]

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What is your preference, Back plate or Jacket style BCD?

What is your preference, Back plate or Jacket style BCD?

It is interesting when showing students or customers a black plate and wing style buoyancy system. Some remarks are, “it looks too technical”, “that plate must be hard on the back”, “where are the pockets”, and the best of all, “it’s not colorful or pretty looking.”  Dont judge a book on its cover, there are […]

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To pack your dive gear or not to pack…this is now the question with all the new airline luggage fees

To pack your dive gear or not to pack…this is now the question with all the new airline luggage fees

Scuba Diving is a sport that demands travel, which is one reason some of us dive!  It also demands you eventually own your set of equipment, both for comfort and for safety. The problem is that modern airline luggage policies make hauling all that gear an expensive proposition.  If you are recreational diver that only […]

Start your SSI Open water course for free online!

Start your SSI Open water course for free online!

SSI, our diving certification partner has started a great online training program that we need to Shout Out!  Their theory and video portion of the the open water course for all those busy people out there is for free!  Yes you heard us, for free!  Here is how it works.  Go to our website, www.abyssdivecenter.com […]