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Cuba

by Tony G on September 15, 2014

Hello all, me and the better half are going to paradisus rio d'oro near Guardalacava Cuba on the 30th sept.  diving is free, well on per day is, there is a house reef, and I have heard good things about it, if any one can drop hints and tips for anything about Cuba and its diving id be grateful. this is the nice easy dive trip with my partner she hates boats etc.

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Sharm El Sheikh first time

by Jim on September 12, 2014

would welcome any thoughts from divers recently from Red Sea diving around Sharm. We'll be staying at the Hyatt and diving with Red Sea World for 5 days next month. I'm hoping a dive skin will be enough and renting BC and reg better than trying to take along. Both wife and i have over 250 dives. Mostly Caribbean.  I've heard the shore dives a good and expect we'll want to do Ras Mohammed. 

Tks

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6 Things to Love About Duct Tape in Your SCUBA Kit

by Scuba Steve Colorado on September 10, 2014

Duct tape is handy to have in the garage, the laundry room, in your office desk or even your sock drawer but did you know that white duct tape can be a valuable addition to your SCUBA diving kit?

Here are six reasons to throw a roll of duct tape into your kit in a cool new info-graphic (above). (driven by www.quiet.ly if you’re interested)Dive in to the full blog post for more!

http://underpressurediveblog.com/6-things-to-love-about-duct-tape-in-your-scuba-kit/

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West Bay Roatan - what dive shop to use?

by Steve on September 02, 2014

I am traveling to West Bay, Roatan, Honduras in October.  Really liked West Bay divers from reviews and speaking with them.  Has anyone dove with West Bay Divers?  Or could you recommend another West Bay shop?

-Steve

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Tips for SCUBA Travel - eBook

by Scuba Steve Colorado on August 20, 2014

Hi Diveboard Buddies,

If you travel with SCUBA gear then you know there can be a LOT to think about  as you plan your trip.

In this short eBook I share things I've found to be helpful when I'm getting ready to go on a dive trip either by air or auto. Click the book cover photo or the link at the bottom of this post.

This is currently available in PDF or ePub format.

This link is not public but not really secret either. If you travel for SCUBA please consider downloading it and if you can fill out the feedback on the bottom of the page after you've gone through it. 

In the coming months I'm going to update it and put it out publicly but I'd love some input from interested divers first. ...

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Tucia loves Diveboard - Free coupons to bring colors back to your pictures

by Ksso on August 08, 2014

Underwater photography is challenging. Not only do you need skills and gear to take a nice shot, but even with a perfect shot the end results may be a bit disappointing.

A lot of stuff come in the way of the perfect picture, namely:

Color absorption: This is why everything looks bleu at depth: red first then green are absorbed by water.

Backscatter: When you use a flash, you'll illuminate all the particles in between you and the subject you're shooting at - ending with countless small white dots everywhere in the pictureGood news : those can be fixed, and doing it properly will turn a good photo into something really amazing ! But picture fixing is really a question of skills and time. ...

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New Review: Sony a7 in Nauticam a7 Housing

by Jack Connick on August 07, 2014

New Review of the Sony a7 in the Nauticam USA

NA-A7 housing has been posted in The Resource Center. This new

mirrorless, full-frame camera is setting new precedent in a smaller,

lighter-weight, yet professional level system.

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Dive Buddies

by Travis Atchley on August 02, 2014

Hey guys any divers from the Houston Texas area that are looking for dive buddies let me know. Just learned how to dive and wanna get into it more. Thanks

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iSeahorse - Saving seahorses together

by Projectseahorse on July 22, 2014

Seahorses at risk 

Spotting a seahorse on a dive is always is always an exciting experience. They

are just such unique and interesting fish!

Unfortunately because of their unique biological traits they

are also more vulnerable to threats like habitat destruction and overfishing.

Every year, 15 to 20 million seahorses are caught and

traded, dead and alive, all over the world.  In order to better protect

these little guys we need more data on them. This is where iSeahorse comes in!

iSeahorse 

iSeahorse is a tool which absolutely anyone, anywhere can use. 

If you see a seahorse in the

wild, simply go to  the

iSeahorse website http://www.iseahorse.org ...

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Seahorse Population Survey with Kenna Eco Diving, Costa Brava, Spain

by Ecodiver on July 03, 2014

Many marine conservation research dives this season have involved Kenna Eco Diving volunteer research divers in our Seahorse Population Survey, which is proving very successful and rewarding as we have discovered a breeding population of both European species, Hippocampus hippocampus and H. guttulatus.

To date we have logged and photographed 17 individuals, including several pairs and 12 pregnant males.

More dive volunteers are needed to help with this research. Please get in touch if you would like to help.

You can see videos on our Forum. Please join our community.

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