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Divers who earn the highest distinction in recreational diving will be entered to win an unforgettable dive trip to the Bay Islands. PADI Americas kicks off the 2018 Master Scuba Diver Challenge. Divers throughout the U.S., Canada, Latin America and Caribbean who earn their PADI Master Scuba Diver™ rating from 1 May through 30 September 2018 will have the chance to win a dream dive vacation for two to Anthony’s Key Resort in Roatan, Bay Islands. The prize package includes round-trip economy airfare to Roatan, airport transfers, seven nights’ accommodation and a dive package at Anthony’s Key Resort. The winning…

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Canadian Harvard Aircraft Association (CHAA) Aircraft Recovery Team is hosting a four-part course on Side Scan Sonar starting at 10 AM on Sunday, April 22 at The Dive Academy in Oakville. Active CHAA members are invited to the course at no cost. This is a video based course with a group discussion on each topic. Ken McMillian will be hand to explain each topic and answer questions. If you would like to attend please contact Walther Irie‎ so he can register you for the course as space is limited. Future dates for the remainder of this course are to be determined.…

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Discussion about diving preparation and diver’s self-sufficiency We have noticed that the lack of self-awareness in the matter and a poor stress and risks management are often hidden causes of scuba diving accidents and fatalities. As the exigencies of the diver become stronger as for the choice of a diving school that would provide with adequate training for a specific type of diving and adapted to the diver personality, other exigencies are also considered when it comes to choosing diving gear which must comply with technical, comfort and estheticism criteria. We believe that the diver should be in the same…

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If you are considering taking that life changing decision to make a living out of diving, you might be thinking of becoming a recreational dive instructor (like I did 10 years ago). In many countries being a dive guide or dive master is not enough to get a working contract, let alone the having the fun of actually teaching and certifying divers. While the number of dive centers around the world are as good as countless, the number of locations where you can actually become a dive instructor are more limited. Still, there are so many options! Because the course…

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AquaMermaid is the newest, hottest swimming school. When Marielle Chartier Hénault, the founder decided to bring her mermaid dream and passion for swimming into a mermaid school, she envisioned a positive-energy, colourful, inspiring alternative to the traditional swimming clubs across town. Six months later, AquaMermaid is drawing a diverse group of members of all ages, genders and swimming levels.

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AquaMermaid is dedicated to the happiness of your inner mermaid. AquaMermaid is the newest, hottest swimming school. When Marielle Chartier Hénault, the founder decided to bring her mermaid dream and passion for swimming into a mermaid school, she envisioned a positive-energy, colourful, inspiring alternative to the traditional swimming clubs across town. Six months later, AquaMermaid is drawing a diverse group of members of all ages, genders and swimming levels. AquaMermaid proudly operates in Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec, Kitchener, Phoenix and Chicago offering a variety of mermaid classes per week featuring 40 mermaid team members. The meticulously chosen pools are staffed by…

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If you have never dived the wrecks at Malin Head but you have always wanted to then this is the week for you. We are aiming to have a week doing Advanced Recreational diving. This is for those who are already diving to 40 meters. Where decompression diving is involved we plan on one dive a day and two dives if it’s light or no decompression. If you think that you are not quite ready (read below* ) then this is definitely the week for you. We are offering guided dives on the wrecks requiring decompression and whenever someone wants…

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