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“Celebrate the Sea” competition

Deadline: August 1st, 2011/August 10th, 2011

“Celebrate the Sea” competition takes place as part of the “Celebrate the Sea Festival North Sulawesi”, Indonesia, happening between September 23rd and 25th, 2011, in Asia Pacific. The festival, which was first launched in 2002, “is seen as the most important underwater film and photographic event in the world outside of Europe”. Read the rest of this entry »

Cozumel Ultimate Diver Challenge

From July 16th until July 31st, 2011, Cozumel in Mexico will host a new edition of the “Ultimate Diver Challenge”, a competition which subjects scuba divers to an array of underwater challenges to finally name the “ultimate diver”. Read the rest of this entry »

Dive Shows around the world – July 2011

Marine Diving Fair, Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan
Diving& Resort Travel Expo (DRT), Wanchai, Hong Kong

Just as last month, July is a slow month when it comes to dive shows: everyone is out there enjoying an underwater summer! Read the rest of this entry »

Boat Shows around the world – July 2011

Middle of summer brings just a few boating events around the globe, most of them scheduled after the middle of the month. I guess vacation time is here, so everyone is out there enjoying it! Read the rest of this entry »

Safety net: DAN – Divers Alert Network

Right from taking my first steps into the scuba diving world, in 2002, my instructor recommended me to take on a medical insurance. She told me that, besides being compulsory, it spares you from a great deal of costly expenses in the case of unpleasant events. Read the rest of this entry »

Top 5 rules when scuba diving

Let’s admit that we, humans, are suckers for charts. The biggest, the smallest, the longest, the shortest etc etc etc, it’s an ongoing perpetual contest for the “-est”, on TV, on the Internet, but above all in the daily life. My Dive enters this competition and suggests next the top of the most important scuba rules. Other opinions are more than welcomed, so use with confidence the comment form. Read the rest of this entry »

Travel Journal: Barcelona Dive Show

Catalonia’s capital is always pleasantly surprising, warm and life enticing. I arrived in Barcelona sometime during Thursday evening, March 10th, 2011, to be on the spot right from the first hours after the opening of the Cornellá Dive Show. Present for the third time at the event, I had the possibility to observe, from a regular visitor’s perspective, the evolution of the recreational diving market in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

Boat Shows around the world – June 2011

Officially, the month of June means summer is here. Unofficially, summer already arrived in May, at least in Romania. However, June brings a series of boat shows around the world, so I guess everyone has something to choose from. Read the rest of this entry »

Dive Shows around the world – June 2011

Scuba Show, Long Beach, California, USA

It seems the first month of summer is quite poor when it comes to dive shows; maybe because everyone out there is too busy testing underwater everything they saw or bought at the spring’s shows. Read the rest of this entry »

Scuba mask

Mask = a piece of equipment covering the eyes and nose and trapping air inside, creating a pocket which allows the eyes to focus the light so one can see under water. Read the rest of this entry »

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