Apr 10, 2011
Here are our live quick posts from the show floor of the Dive News Network’s, 2011 North West Dive and Travel Expo. You can also follow our live TWITTER posts on http://www.twitter.com/scubagadget or http://www.facebook.com/scubagadget .
Besides getting to see new equipment, talk directly to reps and manufactures, and attend informative seminars, the NWD Expo is like a great party where you get to catch...
Mar 19, 2011
When those with a stake in the dive industry dream of attracting new divers, they likely have fantasies of becoming another Mike Nelson (Sea Hunt) or another Jacques Cousteau coming along to inspire new divers. So many of the active divers today are baby-boomer divers and most all of them were inspired to start diving by one of those two television icons. Every since those boom days the dive industry...
Aug 18, 2009
In a story by Jose Cortazar, reporting for Reuters today we see that well publicized drug gang killings which have left more than 13,000 people dead in the past three years, has moved into the Cozumel resort area. The torture and killings of four men by suspected drug hit-men were the first sign that the drug wars had moved into the scuba resort area.
It is likely that most environmentally aware divers...
Feb 28, 2009
While not a perfect dive charter, the divers we interviewed agreed that Porthole Charters is the best charter on the main Puget Sound. The custom built, 41 ft Mark V, Porthole’s newer of their two boats, holds 14 divers and is an aluminum gem.
Since most of the time on the a dive boat is spent waiting/relaxing on the way to the dive or back, this is nearly a perfect dive boat for the cold water,...
Nov 5, 2008
Best in Show for Travel Accessories
At last someone has created an ingenious and truly effective new way to transport your gear on your dive adventures! It’s called the Dive Caddy and it is an entirely innovative system for transporting your dive gear.
When we walked up to the Dive Caddy booth at DEMA, Chad Watson, the inventor of the Dive Caddy, said “Do you want to see something...