May 2012 resort/liveaboard reviews rank high on Google!
At we pride ourselves in creating some of the most detailed dive resort and live aboard reviews in the business. Apparently Google thinks so as well as most of our recent reviews rank in the top 5 on Google! Coco View, Roatan? #3. Explorer Ventures Turks & Caicos? #1. The Solmar V? #6. The Occidental Grand on Cozumel? #1. And so on. -- Posted Wednesday, May 30, 2012 by chb

Australia to allow diving on Japanese WWII sub
Australia will open up to divers the wreck of a Japanese mini submarine that attacked Sydney harbor during World War II. Anyone caught damaging or removing part of the wreck would face penalties of up to US$1 million. [Read article] -- Posted Monday, May 28, 2012 by chb

GoPro flatlens housing now available
GoPro has announced the launch of its own Dive Housing with a flat glass lens that allows for sharp stills and video underwater in all resolutions without vignetting. Waterproof to 197ft / 60m, the new Dive Housing is compatible with all of GoPro's HD HERO cameras, mounts and accessories. The package includes the waterproof Dive Housing, a protective lens cap, tether string and assorted mounting hardware. MSRP is US$49.99. Important: a flattens hosting is absolutely necessary to get sharp video underwater with a GoPro Hero camera! -- Posted Monday, May 14, 2012 by chb

DEMA and DAN release Lionfish PSA
DEMA and the Divers Alert Network (DAN) collaborated on a new public service announcement aimed at providing basic first aid instructions for Lionfish related injuries. The PSA is in response to the increasing number of reported injuries which have been attributed to the species' alarming population increase and invasion into nonnative waters. [See Lionfish PSA on YouTube] -- Posted Tuesday, May 8, 2012 by chb

Scuba Show 2012 in Long Beach, CA
This weekend (May 5th and 6th), the Scuba Show 2012 will be taking place at the Long Beach Convention Center. It will offer more than 310 exhibitor booths and about 50 different informational and education seminars on the deep blue world of scuba diving. The event has been a staple in Long Beach for about 25 years. [See Scuba Show] -- Posted Friday, May 4, 2012 by chb

Interview with a NAUI instructor and scuba shop owner ran an informative interview with Mark Smith, former commercial diver, NAUI instructor, and owner of Underwater Adventures in Baton Rouge, LA. [read] -- Posted Tuesday, May 1, 2012 by chb