New Feature: Keyword Alert

Since the changeover to Xenforo, there are many new features on ScubaBoard.  One extremely useful function is the Keyword Alert.  This is similar to "Google Alerts" and can be easily configured to notify you when someone uses a keyword that is important to you.  This article will explain the usage and implementation of keyword alerts. Once you're in the Keyword Continue Reading The post New Feature: Keyword Alert appeared first on ScubaBoard.

Posted by on 5 February 2016 | 11:22 am

Proposed Ban on Spearfishing in Southeast Florida

DEMA is concerned that this ban is being proposed WITHOUT scientific data that indicate such a ban is warranted. Further, DEMA is concerned that these proposed restrictions are aimed solely at DIVING The post Proposed Ban on Spearfishing in Southeast Florida appeared first on ScubaBoard.

Posted by on 1 February 2016 | 10:59 am

Dive Shop Video Marketing : it pays for itself

Dive Shop Video Marketing: A dive shop video production project explained. Professional video production for a struggling dive shop can seem to be a mystical and unattainable thing. This is not the case. Dive shop video marketing is easy and affordable and it's a good investment. Pete Bucknell explains:  Professional looking videos pay for themselves in no time. The biggest barrier that Continue Reading The post Dive Shop Video Marketing : it pays for itself appeared first on ScubaBoard.

Posted by on 29 January 2016 | 11:58 am

Introducing the Perdix

Shearwater Research Inc., is proud to present their newest dive computer: The Perdix. Merging state of the art manufacturing techniques and innovative engineering materials, Shearwater has successfully developed a low-profile, sleekly contoured design without sacrificing features vital to technical divers. Like the Petrel, the Perdix features several modes including Open-Circuit Recreational, Open-Circuit Technical, Closed-Circuit fixed PPO2, and Gauge Mode to Continue Reading The post Introducing the Perdix appeared first on ScubaBoard.

Posted by on 30 December 2015 | 7:24 am

Master Neutral Buoyancy: The Importance of Horizontal Trim (Simple Vector Physics)

Who hasn't admired those effortless divers. They're in perfect control and seem to use no energy during their dives, adjusting their depths magically, never creating a silt out, never scull and their air seems to last forever! The post Master Neutral Buoyancy: The Importance of Horizontal Trim (Simple Vector Physics) appeared first on ScubaBoard.

Posted by on 22 December 2015 | 4:35 am

Introducing the Liquivision OMNIX

Liquivision is proud to introduce the new OMNIX-AI Dive Computer. The computer was shown at DEMA Orlando and received great feedback! The OMNIX is an air-integrated computer, that will be compatible with the current line of U-2 and L1 transmitters. Similar to the Lynx, it will be able to use up to 10 transmitters in order to track their location Continue Reading The post Introducing the Liquivision OMNIX appeared first on ScubaBoard.

Posted by on 14 November 2015 | 7:30 am

Choosing an Underwater Housing

Part 2: Underwater Housings: Protecting Your Camera & Making It Accessible (Please see part 1, Choosing a Camera for Underwater Photography) Underwater housings do several things besides the obvious of keeping the water away from your precious camera. They also protect from pressure, allow you to use camera controls, allow for different lens ports and gearing, and also hold other Continue Reading The post Choosing an Underwater Housing appeared first on ScubaBoard.

Posted by on 12 October 2015 | 11:25 am

Part 1: Choosing a Camera for an Underwater Housing

Part 1: Choosing a Camera for Underwater Photography The post Part 1: Choosing a Camera for an Underwater Housing appeared first on ScubaBoard.

Posted by on 11 October 2015 | 11:40 am

Factors affecting deep scuba Diving

A very similar version of this article was posted on my personal blog. I was asked to post it here so that visitors to the largest scuba forum might get a chance to read it. A recent tragic event – the death of Guy Garman attempting a 1,200 foot dive on open-circuit scuba – have refocused the spotlight of community Continue Reading The post Factors affecting deep scuba Diving appeared first on ScubaBoard.

Posted by on 20 August 2015 | 2:56 pm

Pirate Hunting: The Search for the Golden Fleece

By Howard Ehrenberg Originally published in Alert Diver Magazine - 2nd Quarter 2015 Howard Ehrenberg holds a bottle from the wreck of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe. For many nondivers it's hard to disassociate the practice of scuba diving from the romantic idea of finding long-hidden pirate treasure in a shipwreck beneath the waves. To be sure, discovering historic shipwrecks — Continue Reading The post Pirate Hunting: The Search for the Golden Fleece appeared first on ScubaBoard.

Posted by on 21 May 2015 | 3:22 pm