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Opening at CATALONIA COSTA MUJERES will be  on 1st of February, 2020 Pro Dive International, one of the Caribbean’s most established PADI 5 Star Dive Resorts and recognized Career Development Centers, proudly announced the acquisition of their new dive facility in Mexico – at Catalonia Costa Mujeres, in Cancun.  Catalonia Costa Mujeres All Suites & Spa Resort is located in the beautiful Playa Mujeres, in the most exclusive area of Cancun. Beautiful white sand beaches and clear turquoise waters are only a few among other natural privileges of this place. An all-inclusive resort to enjoy the Caribbean to the full: spacious…

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As I pen these words, a beloved figure in the diving business is preparing her departure. Cathy Lesh is retiring from her longstanding ownership of the Dive Outpost of Live Oak, Florida, to the next generation. She leaves behind a tremendous legacy of sincere love and passion for one of the most technically challenging activities in the world today: cave diving. Cathy and her husband purchased Dive Outpost 24 years ago, and when her husband passed away in 2000, she was determined to continue what they both started. Her legacy is highlighted by a sign that hangs above the doorway…

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The Red Sea has been a much-loved destination by many of their customers. After all, it’s where it all began for Blue O Two back in 2003. The introduction of a new local sales tax of 14% on every transaction and the removal of all fuel subsidies, means operating costs have increased significantly in the Red Sea.There is also now an undersupply of flights in the market to the Red Sea following the collapse of Thomas Cook. These factors combined mean that Blue O Two need to make three changes to their Red Sea operations. Due to recent events, Blue O Two are aligning their Red Sea with their other destinations. It will now be advertised…

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ScubaCaribe is excited to announce that the implementation of PADI Touch™ has been completed in all of their destinations worldwide, taking a giant stride towards the digitalization of their PADI Five Star dive facilities. PADI Touch™ is a tablet version of PADI courses and catapults scuba diver training beyond the classroom, home or office. With more and more people choosing to view content on their mobile devices, this revolutionary tool makes it easier than ever to learn dive theory on-the-go. Watch, listen, read, scroll, tap and interact while you learn to scuba dive with PADI TOUCH™. It’s fun, it’s easy,…

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To celebrate PADI women’s dive day 2019 Divetech have once again brought together women hand in hand, breaking their own World Record!  In July 2018, 86 women created a human chain along a 300ft line at Divetech’s shore diving location, this year the ladies smashed their own record with 107 female divers! Although the event was organized by Divetech support was received from many of the other dive centres in Grand Cayman who donated, staff, tanks and equipment to ensure the record could be broken. On the day itself the community came together with businesses donating hundreds of dollars worth…

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Komodo Dive & Explore is a new 5 day, 4 night itinerary available from July to September from Emperor Divers Indonesia. Designed to showcase some of the highlights of Komodo, including the chance to see the famous Komodo dragon in its natural habitat, it also offers beautiful beaches, lookouts to climb, a range of water sports such as paddle boarding, kayaking and snorkelling and some easy diving to experience paradise both below and above the water.  This itinerary allows for two dives a day for qualified divers whilst non-divers have the chance to experience an ‘Introductory Dive’. Emperor Divers’ experienced…

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Let’s have fun girls! Join us for the 5th annual PADI Women’s Dive Day! OUR SPECIALS FOR YOU: 💦FOR ARUBA/ DOM REP (BAY/ PC)/ MEXICO (PDC/ LCB)/ MALDIVES/ MAURITIUS: 2×1 PADI DSD & FUN DIVE > Book July 1-19. Dive July between 20-31, 2019.> Valid for 1 PADI DSD or 1 Fun Dive per person.> DSD from 10 years.> Fun Dive for certified divers.> Girls only! Not combinable with any other promotions, subject to availability and weather conditions. 💦FOR JAMAICA (MOBAY/ NEG), CAPE VERDE (SAL/ BV)/ ARUBA (LOCALS): 50% OFF FUN DIVE > Book July 1-19. Dive on July 20,…

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To celebrate Women’s dive day 2019 Divetech will bring together women hand in hand in an attempt to break our own World Record! In July 2018, 86 women at Divetech in Grand Cayman created a human chain along a 300ft line suspended at 15ft, thus ensuring the ladies were neutrally buoyant protecting the coral on the sea floor. Last year the charitable event raised over $3,000 US for the Cayman Islands Breast Cancer Foundation as well as raising awareness for women in diving globally across all disciplines including recreational, technical and Freediving.   This year we are aiming for 100 women…

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“When I was diagnosed with MS, I thought my life was over, I didn’t leave my house, I was so mad at this hand life had dealt me.  After I met the Dive Pirates I realized I had a whole lot to see and do in this world, they saved my life.” Those are the words of former Army Specialist John Kennedy in 2016, a recipient of the Dive Pirates Foundation who arrives by wheelchair Saturday to once again spend the week diving and enjoying time with his wife and friends diving the reefs off the shores of Cayman Brac. He is…

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