Really nice conditions off Redondo Beach this morning

We heard from three divers who had to abort dives on Thursday and Friday because of visibility of less than a foot. Sometimes conditions can change radically in twenty four hours. Today was one of those days. We dived the Red Cars off Redondo Beach this morning. I dropped a fin at the surface and...

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 4:17 pm

The Major Downside of Traveling to Cozumel next week.

One of my greatest pleasures is setting my watch back one hour and enjoying an extra hour of sleep when DST changes over. I am leaving for Coz on Wed and returning on Sunday and with horrification (if indeed such a term exists) I have come to the heartbreaking realization that I will miss...

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 4:04 pm

Fins adapted for the frog quick

I have Mares Avanti Quattro and I do not like them for "frog quicking". Can one expert give me recommendations :crafty:. I am not a cave diver, more an open water diver. Thank you :kiss2:

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 3:43 pm

Cleaning liquid zipper wax, and showing more love to my exhaust valve.

I accidentally dripped some liquid zipper wax (https://www.mcnett.com/m-essentials/zip-care) over my shoulder dump valve. Not sure how much, if any, got inside, but given how the valve keeps me alive, I paused to think how to make sure it stays nice and clean. I know silicon and grease in the...

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 1:39 pm

UW metal detector probe / Vibra-Tector 730

Have any of you use this UW metal detector ? Or do you know somebody that had used this ? Treasure Products, Inc | Home of the Vibra-Probe (http://www.treasureproducts.com/vibratector.html)

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 1:27 pm

Tusa IQ 700 DC Hunter Dive Log Help

Hi, I'm new to scuba board. I actually have never taken part in any form before, but registered to ask a question. My question is can you erase/clear all the dive logs on a IQ700 DC Hunter? I have read several threads about it but no seems to give an answer. I only found one person that says "no"....

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 12:38 pm

Want to Buy 2 100# AL tanks

Im looking for 2 100# tanks in Atlanta or within reasonable distance.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 12:17 pm

Want to Buy 2 100# AL tanks

Im looking for 2 100# tanks in Atlanta or within reasonable distance.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 11:57 am

Caribbean Shark and Whale Safari January 27th to February 7th, 2015

Hi, I have two spaces left on this unique trip combining Tiger and Lemon sharks at Tiger Beach, Great Hammerheads and Bull sharks off Bimini, Stuart Cove's Shark Adventure afternoon off Nassau, and three days snorkelling with Humpback whales off Salt Cay, Turks and Caicos. Caribbean Shark and...

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 11:54 am

Maui Shore Diving In December? Also - good dive package deals?

Buddy and I planning a shore dive trip for December, and considering Maui. Two questions are: 1.) What's weather/conditions/temps in mid/late December 2.) Which dive ops offer the best boat/shore packages? I see that Lahaina Divers offer a "Maui 5-Star Package" that includes 5 two-tank...

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 11:20 am

Galapagos Whale Shark and Photography Special, October 8-15, 2015

Hi, The Galapagos archipelago often features high on divers’ bucket lists, and rightly so. With schooling hammerheads, Galapagos sharks, white tip sharks, eagle rays, tunas, mantas, stingrays, barracudas, snappers, goatfish, wahoo, groupers, sea lions, marine iguanas, penguins, moray eels,...

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 11:20 am

Aggressor Galapagos Whale Shark and Photography Special - 8 - 15th October 2015

Hi, The Galapagos archipelago often features high on divers’ bucket lists, and rightly so. With schooling hammerheads, Galapagos sharks, white tip sharks, eagle rays, tunas, mantas, stingrays, barracudas, snappers, goatfish, wahoo, groupers, sea lions, marine iguanas, penguins, moray eels,...

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 11:18 am

malapascua dive operators

all the talk of malapascua on another thread (first timer needing advice for philippines trip) has got me planning a trip back to malapascua. i'll be there for 6 days over new year's and staying at cocobana. any opinion about cocobana? as they do not seem to have a dive operator associated,...

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 10:18 am

Caribbean Shark and Whale Safari, 27 Jan to 7 Feb, 2015

Hi, I have two spaces left on this unique trip combining Tiger and Lemon sharks at Tiger Beach, Great Hammerheads and Bull sharks off Bimini, Stuart Cove's Shark Adventure afternoon off Nassau, and three days snorkelling with Humpback whales off Salt Cay, Turks and Caicos. Caribbean Shark and...

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 10:11 am

Historical Question for Veteran Divers- NASDS Certification Levels

I've just returned to diving after a very, very long hiatus. I have a question for the real veterans out there who have been around since the 70s, as to how NASDS used to classify certifications.... I was originally certified in (!) 1976 with NASDS as a teenager. I well remember doing both the...

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 10:06 am