Scuba Diving

Neal Watson's Bimini Scuba Center Sinks Multiple Wrecks Off North Bimini

<i>Press Release</i><p>Bimini, The Bahamas ⏤ On April 22, 2017, local dive shop, Neal Watson’s Bimini Scuba Center, in collaboration with Resolve Marine, Key …

Project AWARE Spotlight on Debris Activist: Juan Blanco

Divers see and experience our underwater world in a way that few others on this planet ever will. It’s a privilege that comes with great …

Oceans

​This Fearless Instagram Model Survived a Shark Attack

​She's got a scar and an amazing story to show for it<p>It may seem like German Instagram blogger Mareen is living the good life. Her Miss Everywhere account is a collection of leisurely photos extolling the virtues of sun and surf. (Want to find some more red-hot Instagram posts? Check out these 50 …

Shark Attacks

How to Continue a Dive After Your Drysuit Leaks

<b>INCIDENT REPORT</b><p><b>DIVERS:</b> Janet (Full Cave CCR Instructor, 1,000-plus cave dives), Bill (Full Cave, Cave CCR student, 1,000-plus dives, 300-plus cave …

Caving

Famed surfer: Women's periods 'most common reason' for shark attacks

Laird Hamilton, co-inventor of tow-in surfing, might be spreading some misinformation when it comes to shark attacks and women's menstruation.<p>TMZ spotted the famed surfer in Malibu, Calif., on Wednesday and asked for his thoughts on the recent increase in great white shark sightings in Southern …

Oceans

Diving in the Mediterranean: Cave diving and more in Costa Cálida

If you’re the type to go for adrenaline pumping activities such as skydiving, this is perfect for you. The Costa Cálida, in the Region of Murcia, …

Caving

Universitiy of Miami unveils winners of annual underwater photo contest

Amateur photographers made the most of the deep blue this year in the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science’s …

Fish

Paragliding to Deep Sea Diving: Find Your Adventure Sport of Choice in India and More

We live in a world where we have become corporate drones. Presentations, files, and lectures have come to rule our life, and we all are rebelling …

List-Worthy

AirBuddy: This Amazing Floating Gadget Lets You Dive Without Scuba Gear

"<p>That's your next holiday destination sorted.<p>If you’ve ever been scuba diving, or seen someone doing it you’ll know that it’s not the most graceful of activities.<p>Weighed down with one or sometimes two large tanks, a weight belt, inflatable jacket, wetsuit, fins. If you’re just looking to visit a …

Gear & Gadgets

A Liveaboard Journey through the Cayman Islands

Clear water … check. Neon-colored sponges… check. Dancing sunbeams … check. Model in perfect position … check. Easy shot … uh, no. The scene through …

Cayman Islands

Become a Certified Scuba Diver with NAUI

Becoming a scuba diver with NAUI Worldwide is easy.<p>Imagine seeing the bright colors and vibrant marine life on a coral reef or exploring a mysterious …

Yachts

Explore America’s Stunning Marine Sanctuaries Without Getting Wet

Don't dive? No problem. A new virtual reality gallery offers 360-degree views of some of America's best underwater treasures.<p>The United States is home to many underwater treasures: the haunting shipwrecks of Thunder Bay, the colorful corals of Gray’s Reef, the barnacle-covered statue of Christ in …

Oceans

WATCH: freedivers save the lives of vulnerable sea turtles in the Maldives

A group of freedivers saved the lives of five vulnerable Olive Ridley sea turtles entangled in a huge net floating across the ocean earlier this year. The heart-warming images and video footage show the group spot the turtles floating in the distance before pulling up alongside them in their …

Oceans

Ken Kiefer Photographs Models Underwater With 40-50 Sharks

<i>These images were the joint venture of Alex Suh, Liz Parkinson, Stuart Cove, Hayley Jo Carr, Rich Carr, Andre Musgrove, Daniel De Sa Freire, Tohru</i> …

Photography

Alligator Reef Lighthouse in Florida

A reef teeming with more than 500 species of marine life, a pirate-hunter shipwreck, and a 144-year-old lighthouse all sit just four nautical miles …

Weird

A Liveaboard Journey through the Solomon Islands

The shallow site didn’t look like much. Our liveaboard had tied up at a rustic Mangalonga Island resort in the northwest Florida Islands — sitting …

Solomon Islands

Underwater drone swims with – and LIKE – the fishes

While there are already several camera-equipped underwater drones that allow you peek beneath the surface of your local waterways, they pretty much …

Drones

11 Reasons to Visit the Maldives Right Now

A chain of 26 atolls and over 1,000 islands in the Indian Ocean, the Republic of Maldives is one of the most sought-after tropical destinations in the world. With world-renowned diving sites and resorts that are the definition of luxury, the country offers the perfect combination of relaxation and …

Adventure Travel

The BIKI Underwater Drone Is Engineered To Explore Up To 196 Feet Underwater

In the past 10 years drones have gone from being a crucial piece of military technology to a mainstay in almost every photographer’s tool kit. Now, …

Drones

Scuba Diving Gear For Warm-Water Divers

Heading to the warmer water? Changes in latitudes also means changes in your scuba diving gear. Here are some ideas from our Gear Editor to help you …

Freediving for a Cause: The Watermen Project and Shark Conservation

<i>William Winram tagging a hammerhead shark during an expedition in collaboration with the Bimini Shark Lab in the Bahamas. Photo Credit: Laurent …

Oceans

6 Awesome Animal Behavior Photos From Our 2016 Underwater Photo Contest

Judging the "Through Your Lens" photo contest is always an exciting time of year at <i>Scuba Diving</i> magazine, but it can also be very tough. Each year …

Animal Behavior

76 Dive Instructors in the USA Switch to SSI in One Week

Head USA, Scuba Schools International, SSI<p><b>SSI continues its growth trend across the USA</b><p><b>(DNW)</b> – Last week SSI welcomed over 76 new SSI Dive …

I Don't Know Why

11 Spearfishing Tips For Beginners

Spearfishing is a great way to fish—it’s sustainable, affordable, and most of all, tons of fun. But it’s a tough sport to get started and improve …

BIKI Bionic Wireless Underwater Camera Drone (video)

Robosea has this month unveiled a new wireless underwater fish grown which has been created to produce a powerful ecological portable underwater …

Drones

Red Sea liveaboard fire left divers stranded

According to one of the 23 guests, who were left with few possessions between them, there had been no safety briefings before or after the vessel’s …

Diver Says He Knows Video of Shark Attacking Porn Model Is Fake

A veteran shark diver says a viral video of a porn model being attacked by a shark is fake — and he knows it because she contacted him to find out …

Shark Attacks

Egyptian becomes first amputee to swim across Red Sea Gulf

(Reuters) - An Egyptian adventurer has become the first amputee to swim from Egypt to Jordan, crossing a 20-kilometre (12.4 miles) stretch of the Red Sea's Gulf of Aqaba last month in under nine hours.<p>Omar Hegazy, a 26-year-old banker, lost his left leg two years ago in a motorcycle accident he …

Egypt

'GMA,' Ginger Zee Take Viewers on Virtual Tour of Shark Infested Waters (Video)

“Good Morning America” co-host Ginger Zee made history on Monday with an underwater Facebook Live shot in virtual reality, surrounded by sharks in …

Hollywood

Cressi Goa

The Goa has a diameter of only 48mm and a high contrast display of 35mm. It is a scuba diving/apnea watch-computer of extremely reduced dimensions.<p>It …

Goa