Lobster Checklist

It’s getting close to that time of year when tourist and locals rejoice alike. Boats are towed down from the main land. Gas stations look like parking lots. The grocery stores are full of individuals buying sun screen, snacks, ice, and other necessities. Dive shops stay open 24 hours filling tanks continuously. Boat rental operators […]

Don’t Forget the Buddy Check!

The scuba diving industry offers lots of gadgets and gizmos today. Divers design their gear to their needs. You may find one diver wearing nothing but a back plate while another has their BCD loaded with devices. This is one of the many reasons why it is important to take the time to conduct a […]

Spring Cleaning!

The water is warming up and summer is just around the corner. May it be a summer of light wind, calm seas and great diving! Are you and your gear ready? Don’t stop with spring cleaning your house. If you have not been diving during the winter months and your dive gear has been sitting […]

Is Bigger Better?

Miles off the shoreline our beautiful sunshine state provides divers a large selection of wreck dives. The dives are the results of hurricanes, collisions with the reef, or years of planning and loads of money. A few of the more popular wrecks located off the Florida shore are indeed artificial reefs. The largest being the […]

Make a Splash for the Holidays

Starting as early as the day after Halloween, stores launch their Christmas shopping promotions. They have artificial trees in stock and are playing Christmas music over the speakers while you pick out your Thanksgiving turkey. Yes, it’s that time of the year! When it does come your time to begin Christmas shopping your gift list […]

Where’s the Boat?

Navigation can be a source of psychological stress for divers. Many divers will hire a guide or sign up for a discover scuba course to eliminate their navigation responsibility. Some divers simply do not want to bother with navigation or admit that it’s challenging. Entry-level divers get a certain amount of navigation instruction during their […]