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Jill Heinerth will host an Explorers Club presentation on exceptional cave diving and the science team responsible for the discovery of an underwater ice age ochre mine in Mexico on January 11, 2021. Join us for a fascinating evening learning about underwater caves and ancient ocher deposit mining activity on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. Researchers researching the La Mina subterranean site will share their findings on the prehistory of the area, investigating the site’s discovery and record, and using the mineral pigment ocher in Pleistocene-Holocene communities. More than 10 collections of Paleo-American human remains have been discovered in the…

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PADI is excited to announce the launch of the new PADI Mermaid program designed to provide water-enthusiasts an additional outlet for exploring their underwater passion. With consumers showing a desire to imitate the underwater abilities of mythical mermaids, this is an excellent opportunity for PADI dive centres and resorts to attract and gain an entirely new customer base. Did you know that the word “mermaid” is of Chinese origin and roughly translates to “human fish”? In many Asian cultures like China, Japan, South Korea & Vietnam, the word “mermaid’ is not gender-specific and therefore, the words “man” or “woman” need…

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New from Sea & Sea – The U/W Housing for Canon EOS R5. Revised ergonomic design, improved safety features and eye-catching exterior. The new MDX series housings are now upgraded with more standard features to ensure better handling and greater protection for your camera. Equipped with Grip plus, SA8 Fixed Ball Bases. The new MDX R5 is the perfect complement to Canon’s new mirrorless R5 camera. The MDX-R5 is rich in features with all controls ergonomically designed to maximize camera operation. All major camera functions can be accessed from the grip handles through thumb or finger movement without releasing your…

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For use with underwater video lights, Keldan introduces the first wireless underwater remote control. Keldan showcased it at the 2019 DEMA Show. Ultrasonic technology is used by the remote, is wireless, operates underwater and can be used around corners and through walls. The remote is compatible with Keldan’s underwater video 18XR and 24XR lights. It has two channels of luminosity. An infinite number of lights can be addressed simultaneously through each channel. With a pairing mode, a light can be combined with either of the two channels. The range is approximately 50 metres under water. The RC1 remote control can…

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“Ocean Adventures with Cory” is a children’s storybook that takes you on an adventure around the coral reef ecosystem. This is the first edition and we can’t wait to share more stories about coral reefs in the next months to come! For every 15 USD spent , you will receive 1 personal digital copy plus 1 paperback copy which we will provide to the local children that have no access to the internet in the Philippines to read this book. We are targeting 250 kids beneficiaries in North Mindanao and Negros Oriental and we hope to reach more coastal communities! Support us…

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SHE is the Ocean is a full-length documentary about great women. Russian SHE is the Ocean director, Inna Blokhina has chosen a number of women between the ages of 12 and 85 to create a cumulative mosaic portrait of women that devotes their lives to the ocean. The common thread is their engagement with the ocean and how it has shaped their lives and given them meaning beyond society’s normal boundaries. A feminine personality has always been assigned throughout history to the Ocean’s boundless power and mysterious inspiration. The Ocean was always referred to by humanity as a “She”. Even…

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Kraken Black Spiced Rum is marking the launch of its new limited edition ‘Unknown Deep’ bottle by opening an underwater ‘Dive Thru’. Go to http:www/theleagueofdarkness.co.uk for more details. The sub-aquatic rum outlet will be staffed single-handedly by fearless champion free-diver Beci Ryan, who is responsible for diving down and retrieving the special bottles for customers – all on a single breath of air. The free-diving enterprise is being undertaken at The National Dive Centre in Chepstow. Here Kraken is sending a prized batch of its limited edition bottles to the bottom of the flooded former quarry – all to be…

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This online workshop is about capacity building and harmonization of scientific diving in Europe – Issues of Training Framework for Scientific Diving. In this part of the online workshop, we will focus on scientific diving training and the way it affects our perception of SD, our professional lives and how we can work towards a unified SD training framework. We will comment on the current landscape, we will discuss the basic features of SD and how they are represented in training courses and finally, we will look for ways to move towards harmonization. Details Presented by DAN Europe December 16,…

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The SCR range of programs are one of the most recent additions to the XR family of programs. The decades of expertise behind Mares and rEvo rebreathers were combined to create a unique semi-closed rebreather called the “Horizon”. For divers seeking a revolutionary SCR approach in a system that is easy to use, natural to dive, designed with all levels of diver in mind and developed to provide the utmost security, the SSI SCR training is perfect. The SSI SCR Diving program is a great option for those divers looking to either get up close to marine life, extend their…

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Now more than ever, it is important to ensure that your holiday booking is fully flexible. It is with this in mind that PADI Travel have launched their brand new Book with Confidence collection. PADI is offering a special collection that conveniently allows users to book their dream dive trip with confidence.As low as a 5% deposit required to secure your booking, with the balance due 17 days before travel.Travel dates are unrestricted, so users can book for now, 2021 or beyond.Receive a full cash refund up to 8 days before your trip on bookings made before the end of…

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