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Girls that Scuba Facebook group celebrates hitting 40,000 members

On an unremarkable evening in July 2016, Sarah Richard created a Facebook group called Girls that Scuba, and then promptly shut her laptop and went to sleep. On waking up to over 100 members...
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Sea Save Foundation’s annual auction is now live

The 2019 Sea Save Foundation (SSF) travel auction is now live and accepting bids. Sea Save uses the monies raised during this auction to continue its critical mission - for example, this year, Sea Save’s...
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Emergency First Response Mental Health Awareness Distinctive course

Mental health in the workplace is a growing concern, and the spotlight is on employers to evaluate the need, and provide adequate provision, for the mental wellbeing of their staff. This may include training staff...
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Avatar 2 – will this be the most-significant diving movie ever made?

Avatar was a monster hit for James Cameron, and now principal photography has finally wrapped on the long-anticipated first sequel, currently referred to as Avatar 2 - and one of the crew has said...
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Giannis D loses iconic H-frame from rear superstructure

The popular shipwreck of the Giannis D in the Egyptian Red Sea has lost its iconic H-frame from the rear superstructure, after it appears a boat anchored to it directly. Kevin Murphy, from Severntec Diving...
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US Navy divers assist stricken liveaboard in Chuuk Lagoon

US Navy divers recently stepped in to assist the liveaboard SS Thorfinn, which had run aground in the famous Chuuk Lagoon during a fierce storm. The salvage ship USNS Salvor was in Chuuk’s Weno Harbor conducting salvage training, but headed...
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Ocean Turtle Diving becomes PADI Career Development Centre

Trialling the new PADI IDC, gaining Platinum CD status – again - and becoming a Career Development Centre rounds out an exciting year for Ocean Turtle Diving and ProDiveUK. Ocean Turtle Diving has been operating...
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Exclusive offers from Scubapro extended until 29 February 2020!

Scubapro has extended its fantastic offer of a free transmitter with every purchase of a Galileo HUD or Galileo G2 dive computer until the end of February 2020. The Galileo HUD is a revolutionary mask-mounted,...
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The Philippines is named the World’s Leading Dive Destination

The Philippines continues to enjoy recognition as one of the world’s premier diving destinations, this time bagging back-to-back diving accolades at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony held recently in Oman. Winning...
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef hosts underwater hotel’s reef suites

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef hosts underwater hotel’s reef suites

Fancy sleeping with the fishes? Well now you can, when a lavish $10 million hotel floating above the Great Barrier Reef opens its doors – and reef suites - this weekend. The two two-person-occupancy reef...

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Malta’s S-31 Schnellboot

At the end of last year, I managed to scoop an exclusive on Malta’s new tech wrecks. Using side-scan sonar, the hand-picked team discovered...
Liveaboard Diving With Kids

6 Top Tips When Liveaboard Diving With Kids

Many parent divers can’t wait to go on dive trips with their kids. Offering your children the unique chance to immerse themselves in an...
Best Raja Ampat Dive Sites

7 Best Raja Ampat Dive Sites

Indonesia has some amazing diving locations, and in this article, we're going to look at the best Raja Ampat dive sites to add to...
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Florida Roadtrip Fort Myers Part Two

If you missed part one of this epic adventure, you can read it in the new Scuba Diver Destinations #1 magazine. I arrived in Fort...
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Red Sea Aggressor II

The Red Sea Aggressor II™ offers guests a 7-night itinerary diving the best of the north to Ras Mohamed and the Straits of Tiran....
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10 Top Wakatobi Dive Sites

Sitting within a private marine preserve in the heart of the Coral Triangle, far from development and crowds, Wakatobi Resort’s pristine dive sites are...

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