Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving Around Tampa Bay: Suit Up

April 1, 2019

Scuba diving allows you delve into another world and see parts of our Earth you would otherwise not see. Vibrant colors, fascinating life forms, plants that dance along with the waves. The Tampa Bay region is blessed with many fantastic dive spots for new and experienced divers to enjoy. Diving also happens to be great exercise. […]

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Beginner Scuba Diving Tips Every Diver Should Know

March 14, 2018

Scuba diving is an exhilarating experience. There’s nothing quite like exploring the depths of the ocean or a river at eye level. New scuba divers might be apprehensive in the beginning, but good scuba instruction will quickly set aside any fears. There is no substitute for professional instruction, but here are some beginner scuba diving […]

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Essential Sporting Goods You Need for Summer Adventures

April 20, 2017

Summer is coming, and if you’re into more active pursuits than sitting on a beach, here’s some planning tips for your warm-weather adventures. So make a plan, make a list and visit an outdoor retailer to geared up right. Continue reading to learn what essential sporting goods you need. Essential Sporting Goods You Need: Backpacking […]

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Stop Wasting Your Life Away Inside: 3 Ways to Spend Your Free Time

February 23, 2017

Here in Florida, it’s always a great time to be outdoors. You can pursue just about any outdoor sport or hobby and have something really exciting to look forward to every weekend. So if you’re looking to spend more free time outside and improve your relationship with nature, here are 3 ways to spend your […]

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Ready to Buy Your Own Scuba Tanks? Here’s What You Should Look For

November 4, 2016

There are many reasons to purchase your own scuba diving equipment once you’ve attained your certification. For instance, now you have the freedom to dive nearly wherever you want, whenever you want. You get to dive on your schedule, spending less time at the dive shop waiting to rent equipment, or waiting for it to […]

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Snorkel Gear: Selection Tips for Beginners

July 26, 2016

Snorkeling is an easy and exciting way to explore shallow waters. Whether you’re pursuing tasty scallops in the Gulf of Mexico, enjoying a refreshing dip in a freshwater spring or exploring marine life on a reef, it doesn’t take a great deal of gear to get started. However, there are a few things to know […]

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Recreational diving vs. Technical diving

January 21, 2016

SCUBA diving falls into two broad categories: recreational and technical. Those who kick around reefs or maybe chase lobsters are participating in recreational diving, while adventurous wreck and cave divers are stretching into technical diving. Here’s a quick look at both: Recreational diving Recreational diving is defined as diving at depths no greater than 130 […]

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The Origins of SCUBA

November 14, 2015

Exploring the depths of water around the world has always intrigued mankind. And though successful attempts at breathing while under water took place in the late 1800s, SCUBA diving really began to come of age during and right after World War II. The term has fallen into generic use, but SCUBA is actually an acronym […]

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Lobster season accessories

July 19, 2015

As July comes to a close, many divers can’t help but think about the tasty crustacean known as the spiny lobster. Here in Florida, the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday of July (July 29-30, 2015) is slated as the two-day lobster season, and the regular harvest season begins not long after (Aug. 8 this year). […]

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Three Considerations When Planning a SCUBA Diving Trip

June 29, 2015

As the summer heats up here in Florida, everyone seems to gravitate toward the water. For many people, SCUBA diving offers more than just a way to cool off, it’s a chance to explore a different world. About 3.5 million Americans participate in open-water SCUBA diving, according to statistics from the Diving Equipment and Marketing […]

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