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This week’s special guest on the popular Facebook Livestream DIVETALKS, orchestrated by Divesoft, is Cave, Tec and Sidemount expert Garry Dallas, known to many as “Sidemount Bob” or “Chewie”. He co-owned and served as Director of Training for the RAID UK & Malta Training Agency and is also known for his work on Apeks brand exploration projects. You’re sure to learn something new about sidemounts and more with “Sidemount Bob” when you tune into DIVETALKS this Thursday, August 6th at 1pm. Born in the UK, Garry Dallas was first introduced to Jet fins, 1960s vintage round mask and snorkel by…

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We use science to educate and protect. This is our mission. This is what drives us relentlessly forward. The challenges facing this critical apex predator are many, and seemingly overwhelming. More than 100 million are slaughtered every year for their fins. Climate change is dramatically disrupting the oceanic ecosystem and food chain. And mankind’s attitudes are indifferent at best; savage at worst. We believe science—rigorous, peer-reviewed, professional—can inform and guide governing bodies and society at large to conservation policies that ensure the sustainability of all shark species. Work Real Information to Really Inform Few species are more misunderstood, and more…

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This week’s special guest on the popular Facebook Livestream DIVETALKS, powered by Divesoft, is the RAID Instructor Examiner and Technical Training Advisor, Edd Stockdale. Known as a member of The Explorers Club and for having written several training course manuals, Edd has many topics he’s excited to speak on. Be sure to tune in this Thursday, July 30th at 1 p.m. EDT, to hear about Edd Stockdale’s diving adventures around the world and more. Originally from Australia, Edd Stockdale developed a love for cold water when he went diving for the first time with his father in Scotland. The desire…

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On 23 July 2020, Shearwater revealed the latest in their range of dive computers, the Peregrine. Since its inception in 2004, Shearwater Research Inc. has been fuelled by its CEO, Bruce Partridge’s passion and vision. Bruce brings a unique perspective into the world of dive computers with a background in computer system design, embedded programming and advanced technical diving. Equipped with the assumption that divers want a simple, intuitive user interface which was historically unavailable in dive computers and rebreather control systems, the earliest focus was on developing a user-sensitive menu structure. As an accomplished rebreather and open circuit professional…

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We want you! NAUI is spearheading a new ‘scholarship’ program for dive professionals in conjunction with NAUI Dive team colleagues. Do you plan to improve your teaching career in scuba? Become a NAUI Trainer / Course Operator, or ultimately become a NAUI representative? For our expansion into the Red Sea and Europe-Caribbean regions (NL&NA / CZ / Scandinavia) we are looking for qualified Dive Masters / Instructors. Successful applicants will receive free training, perks and work on a freelance/commission basis. The National Underwater Instructors Association (NAUI Worldwide) is a non-profit scuba instructors’ association. It is a recreational dive certification and…

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Presented by Ocean Elders and Medley Media. Navigating the deepest parts of the ocean in small underwater submersibles is the conversation on the next episode of “Dive In with Sylvia & Liz” with ocean explorers Dr. Sylvia Earle and Liz Taylor. The mostly undocumented story of the planet’s ocean health is found beyond the reach of scuba divers and the top one hundred feet of water that few of us have experienced. Since the 1930s, scientists and oceanographers have been pioneering ways to enable humans to navigate the deep ocean safely, constantly innovating new ways to explore the most unapproachable…

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As divers we all love a great deal, a bargain or a discount, so we have some excellent news from our friends over at ScubaGaskets. For a limited time you can get a €5 Discount Coupon when you subscribe to their newsletter at https://www.scubagaskets.com Simply take a few seconds to register and get 5 EURO off your next purchase. What are you waiting for? Visit https://www.scubagaskets.com today!

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This week’s special guest on the popular Facebook Livestream DIVETALKS, orchestrated by Divesoft, is the South-African dive instructor, PJ Prinsloo. Originally a commercial diver, PJ quickly advanced through the sport to eventually become the Technical Diving Director for Southern Africa. You might also know PJ as the man who wrote the RAID Performance Diver Course. Be sure to tune in this Thursday, July 23rd at 1 p.m. EDT, and see what you can pick up from this extraordinary diver. Growing up in South Africa, PJ hasn’t lacked outstanding diving opportunities. Starting out as a commercial diver, PJ quickly felt the…

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Based in Richmond, British Columbia, Shearwater Research has something to share with scuba divers on Thursday 23 July 2020. Shearwater designs and produce computers for the open-circuit and closed-circuit dive trimix. They supply Buhlmann with Gradient Factors and VPM-B, the most frequent models of decompression used by technical divers. A focus on innovative and simple displays, gives one glance at the most important information available. Their computers are designed to improve the journey for divers everywhere. Details: Shearwater will be streaming live on July 23rd at 12 Noon in Vancouver (3 PM Miami | 8 PM London) Please join us…

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One of the major problems that scuba diving technicians face is O-ring identification size. Many of our customers are facing this problem and after many requests from our customers ScubaGaskets undertook the challenge of creating an actual size chart for the most commonly used O-rings in scuba diving in order to solve this problem. The identification of the size of each O-ring was found to be more difficult than what was originally thought. In order to overcome this problem, all O-rings that required identification had to pass from high tech camera specially developed for this purpose, and afterwards a second…

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