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This week’s guest on the popular Facebook Livestream DIVETALKS, orchestrated by Divesoft, is one of the most awarded and professionally-recognized divers in the world. Jeff Bozanic’s love for diving has led him through 40 years of adventure, leading to the conception of many staple diving publications. Be sure to tune on Thursday, May 28th at 1 p.m. EDT and bring your questions along! DIVETALKS and Jeff have the answers, and more! Based in California, Jeff Bozanic has done more for the world of diving than almost anyone we know. His experiences include leading or participating in over 60 diving expeditions…

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Marissa Eckert is this week’s guest on the popular Facebook Livestream DIVETALKS, powered by Divesoft. As a passionate full-time technical diving instructor, dive shop owner and proficient in both open-circuit and rebreather diving, Marissa has an abundance of knowledge to share. Join the action on Thursday, May 21st at 1 p.m. EDT and be sure to bring your questions! DIVETALKS and Marissa have the answers! Marissa Eckert is a zealous diving instructor, avid traveler and an opportunist co-owning the Hidden Worlds Diving shop in Fort White, Florida, USA. Selling her belongings and moving to Florida to pursue her love of…

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GEARTALKS with Joseph Bosquez is Divesoft’s newest diving gear-related Livestream, coming to you every Tuesday at 1 pm EDT. Follow this LINK to visit the stream’s Facebook page and stay up to date on the latest and greatest tools and equipment of the diving world. Also, make sure to get your questions ready beforehand and leave them in the comments for Joe! In an effort to protect yourself and your loved ones, staying inside has never been more important. This is why Divesoft has organized a new weekly Livestream completely focused on diving gear which you can listen to from…

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Sharing our Air to fight Covid19. Last year’s underwater imaging competition “Think Pink” is being replaced this year by a virtual dive and imaging competition “SHARE OUR AIR” to help a thorough investigation into the impact COVID-19 infection has on lung function in divers. This is to be undertaken by Duke Dive Medicine and Divers Alert Network. Dive into the Pink, Inc. was founded in 2015 by Allison Vitsky, a survivor of breast cancer, veteran scuba diver, and underwater photographer, who decided to raise funds in an unusual way to fight cancer-by going scuba diving with friends. Their dive charters…

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This week’s guest on the popular Facebook Livestream DIVETALKS, powered by Divesoft, has 28 years of diving experience. Steve Bogaerts is the go-to guy on the topic of Mexican cave diving. Come join the action on Thursday, May 14th at 1 pm EDT and be sure to have your questions ready! DIVETALKS and Steve have got the answers! Originally from London, Steve moved to Mexico in 1999 to explore his passion for cenote diving on the Yucatan Peninsula. There, he spent most of his time exploring the vast underwater cave systems in the area as well as working as a…

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If you are one of the many people we have hosted on our boats, you will know, we think of you as family. We love showing you the beauty of the underwater world, and to share our passion with you! Unfortunately, COVID-19, for now has shut us down. Our company is doing everything possible to take care of us, but with operations closed and no customers diving, of course it’s difficult. With more than 150 people, we are a big bunch at Pro Dive, plus families attached. And, in our country, employment insurance is not available, nor other forms of…

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The spread of COVID-19 has affected millions of divers around the world in countless different ways. On this week’s episode of DIVETALKS THURSDAYS, the popular Facebook Livestream orchestrated by Divesoft, we’ll dive deeper into the virus’s impacts on retailers. Mike Pedersen is owner and operator of two diving companies, Dive Right In Scuba and Double Action Dive Charters, and Frauke Tillmans, Ph.D., is Research Director for Divers Alert Network (DAN). Join the action on Thursday at 1pm EDT to hear what they have to say on this very relevant topic. DIVETALKS is treading new waters this week by hosting two…

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Communication is King! Communication has never been more critical in the history of our industry. We are excited to let you know that we are about to launch a new magazine called “The Edge — Powered by RAID” for digital viewing. The journal was structured to be as inclusive as possible. The Edge is NOT a trade-only publication. It is a journal for all — whoever wants to be divers, qualified divers, divemasters, teachers, teacher coaches, and dive centres; regardless of organization. Inside, readers will find industry news, articles on global destinations, kit reviews, interviews and tips on becoming a…

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This week’s guest on the popular Facebook Livestream DIVETALKS, orchestrated by Divesoft, is the man who literally coined the term “technical diving”, Michael Menduno aka “M2.” Come join the action on Thursday at 1pm EDT and get your questions ready! DIVETALKS and Michael Menduno have got the answers! One of the most prolific and well-known divers/journalists in the industry will be DIVETALKS’ guest this Thursday. Menduno is most recognizable for his work in helping to define and chronicle the emergence of technical diving through his now defunct magazine, aquaCORPS Journal (1990-1996), and Tek Conferences. He also helped set up the…

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This week’s guest on the popular Facebook Livestream DIVETALKS, orchestrated by Divesoft, is the founder of Dirty Dozen Expeditions, Aron Arngrímsson. Come join the action online on Thursday, April 23rd at 1 p.m. EDT. And make sure to bring your questions…DIVETALKS has the answers! DIVETALKS fans: you’ve really got something to look forward to this week! Aron Arngrímsson is an especially renowned diver, well-known for organizing out-of-the-box dive trips and his explorations of remote destinations. He’s extremely passionate about wreck diving, particularly “in” Truk Lagoon and Bikini Atoll. Image credit: Derek Covington Aron began diving in 2005 and much of…

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