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Buddy-Brown

A Legacy Life

Buddy has been referred to by many as an icon in the dive industry and will be sorely missed by everyone he has come into contact with. His favorite sales pitch to non-divers was “we only get to see 1/3 of Gods beautiful creation topside, the other 2/3 is below the surface, so you have to go diving!”

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You’re Fired…

We’ve all been there… struggling to please a customer who’s always trying to swindle you into a deal that’s good for them but not so great for you. Or the ones who no matter how far you go out of your way, will just never be happy. It might be time for you to fire your customer…

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Stand Out from the Crowd

There are a lot of ways to stand out against the competition these days; and the good news is, it doesn’t mean you have to have the lowest prices. In a business like diving where there’s no shortage of dive retailers, you may often feel yourself stuggling to set yourself apart from others. There are many ways to stand out and we’re giving you some ideas on how to do it.

The Top 5 Liveaboard Destinations in the Caribbean

If you’re considering taking a diving vacation in the Caribbean, check out our list of the top liveaboard destinations in the region before you book.

Go Ahead Throw Your Weapon Over a Bridge, We’ll Find It

Do you know the Do’s and Don’ts of recovering evidence thrown over a bridge? Just because it’s lost in the water somewhere, doesn’t mean it can’t be found and used in an investigation.

It’s a Crime Scene – Until You Rule it Out

What makes a crime scene a crime scene? The answer is simpler than you think… Truthfully any call is considered a crime scene until a proper investigation has been preformed.

That’s Wrong: Technical Diving Misconceptions

Have you been on the diving forums lately? Heard a few interesting theories? While sometimes this is a good place to start for basic questions, it can also lead you down a very wrong plan to misinformation. We cruised the forums and picked out a few things we saw and now we’re setting the record straight.

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How a Solid Foundation Improves Communication & Teamwork

It might sound obvious but building a solid foundation in diving is key to any and all diver’s success. It keeps us safe and allows communicate effectively with our dive buddies. It’s worth it to make sure your basic skills are as perfect as they can be so you can continue to advance with every new certification.

Risk and Reward: Young Technical Divers

Robert started diving as soon as he could when he turned 10 years old. His parents didn’t even have to ask if he wanted to, he told them he wanted to get started. This came as no surprise since he grew up around diving and has an instructor for a father. Once he started he didn’t stop (and still isn’t), he’s an extremely experienced tech diver for just 16 years old.

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Kennedy’s Latest Adventure

Over the past few years, many of you have followed the stories associated with our dive buddy, Kennedy. For those of you who are new to her stories, she was the 2014 North Carolina Children’s Miracle Network Champion. Kennedy’s dream was to see sharks while diving and, after many failed attempts to encounter them, she finally got to see not just one but SIX!