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Bugs, Bugs, Bugs

By Bonnie McKenna

If you are anything like me, when you get bit by mosquitos or no-see-ums, you will scratch the bites until you dig a hole in your skin.

Bugs love me. My husband, standing beside me, never gets a bite. Not fair! Read more

October 13, 2018 |

Why choose a live-aboard dive trip?

If you are a diver and have not yet done a trip on a live-aboard, here are some thoughts about why considering a live-aboard dive trip in your next trip.

A live-aboard is a larger boat with cabins so that divers live directly on board for the duration of the trip. This arrangement allows the boat to move further away from shore support and explore more remote dive areas or dive in several different areas, all during the same trip. Read more

January 18, 2018 |

Five Bad Habits Divers Make…

We’ve all been guilty of cutting corners when it comes to diving, especially the more experienced we become.

We abbreviate or skip buddy checks; we assume the air in our tanks is sound without checking. Some of these bad scuba diving habits are just sloppy, but some can lead to true danger. Here are five bad scuba diving habits and how to break them. Read more

April 21, 2017 |

Tips on Scuba Diving Vacations


Scuba diving vacations offer memorable experiences for all levels of divers, combining topside attractions with the underwater world.

Source USA TODAY Regina Edwards

Avid scuba divers can optimize their dive vacation with advance planning to determine popular dive sites and trip options and to prepare their equipment. Informed divers can identify the types of dive sites (such as deep or wreck dives) appropriate for their skill level and also plan land activities for their preflight decompression day. Read more

March 6, 2017 |

Travel Thoughts – On Your Terms

By Betty and Dan Orr

Its time to think about all the wonderful places to travel to that may be on your bucket list. But you may be hesitating to make a choice to travel based on news headlines. Don’t fall victim to what we call, ‘Ghostbusters Syndrome’. Remember that great quote (altered just a little)?  “Disaster(s) of biblical proportions. Old Testament, Mr. Mayor, real wrath of God type stuff. Fire and brimstone coming down from the skies! Rivers and seas boiling! Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes…
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July 5, 2016 |

How to Get the Best Diving Experience

Scuba diving is one of the best water sports activities that you can indulge in; it’s easy and it’s fun.

The allure of the underwater world has inspired many people to go beyond their imagination and discover what lies beneath the clear, turquoise waters in some of the most breathtaking places in the world. And sure enough, it is never disappointing as you see the colorful, astounding, and multi-faceted world of the open sea. Read more

July 1, 2016 |

Dive Accident Insurance


A good Dive Accident Insurance Policy may be your best piece of safety equipment. Diving is considered a safe activity, however, in the unfortunate event of a diving accident. The cost of a dive accident can exceed $100,000.  Having a policy will  give you peace of mind so you can focus on one thing: enjoying your favorite watersport.
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June 10, 2016 |
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