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The Importance of Sharks in Our Ocean – more than just Awesomeness

We get it, sharks are scary man-eating animals. Life would be easier and safer if they weren’t around right? Wrong. Sharks are a very important piece of our ecosystem and the absence of them would do much more harm than it would good.

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That is the Last Straw

Have you seen the #StopSucking campaigns going around social media lately? Wondering what they’re all about? And why straws are so bad anyways? As always, we’re here to help and fill you in on the details.

How Long Does it Take to Become a Certified Diver

Want to get certified but don’t know where to start? Scuba diving is a really awesome experience when you’re trained correctly. It’s easy to walk into any dive shop and sign up for a class but how will you know if it’s the right shop for you? What should you expect or be looking for? You’ve got questions and we’ve got answers.

She Believed She Could, So She Did. Again.

Our girl is back at it and pushing boundaries! Kennedy hasn’t had the easiest road with her medical issues and the complications that come with that. But she keeps proving over and over that no matter the hurdle she can overcome it and she WILL dive.

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Wildlife Life Rules: The Do’s and Don’ts with Aquatic Creatures

New to scuba diving? Not sure what the rules are exactly on the wildlife and the underwater environment? Are you allowed to kneel on the bottom to take in the sights? Is it safe to touch the animals? Scuba diving can be fun for all involved, if we just follow a few simple rules.

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Scuba Diving in Grand Cayman – A Diver’s Paradise.

Looking for your next dive destination? How about Grand Cayman? Looking for shore diving, check. Reef diving, check! Wreck diving, Check! This place has it all and a trpoical desitation perfect for your next relaxing getaway.

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Dive boat motion sickness: how to cope with and avoid

You’re on the dive boat and you get that feeling… you know the one in the bottom of your stomach quickly rising to the top of your throat? You’re getting sea sick, it happens to the best of us and it’s nothing to be ashamed of that’s for sure.

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That’s Wrong: Misconceptions on Teaching Scuba Diving

Have you spent any time on the diving fourms lately? We have and what we saw… well it wasn’t pretty. We’re taking a few of the things we saw and expanding upon those topics to give you the real facts to bust those questionable myths you’re reading.

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.

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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!