For purists, there is nothing like a wooden boat. It handles the waves well. It is beautiful and displays the talents of its builder. Today, they are seen mainly at events showcasing historical vessels. Wooden boats require regular maintenance, so the rise of fibreglass and aluminum boats in the mid-20th century ended their popularity.
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There are so many SHIPWRECKS in the Great Lakes, with more than 2,000 of them on the Canadian side of these “freshwater seas.”
“Dive and Travel Galápagos – eBook” is the latest in a series of informative dive guides by Steve Rosenberg. It provides detailed descriptions of 47 of the most popular dive sites and dozens of land tours throughout the archipelago. The guide also contains practical information on travel basics and some of the fascinating wildlife that visitors will encounter. This electronic interactive guide has many useful features and can be used as a travel log, allowing you to add you own comments and notes. It contains hundreds of high resolution images and several videos of what you will experience on land…
Since 1959, the Vancouver Maritime Museum Society has worked to preserve and tell the maritime history of the Pacific Northwest and Arctic.
Coral reefs are disappearing at an unprecedented rate around the world. A select team of divers, photographers and scientists set out to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world.
Canada was not exempt from piracy on the high seas. Edward Jordan led a diverse lifestyle. The Irishman had been a rebel in Ireland, as well as a fisherman and pirate in Nova Scotia, on Canada’s eastern seaboard.
Dive Scapa Flow has been THE definitive guide to diving the fabled wrecks of Scapa Flow, one of the world’s greatest wreck diving locations. This completely re-written and updated centenary edition marks the 100th anniversary of the scuttle of the 74 warships of the interned German High Seas Fleet at Scapa Flow on 21st June, 1919 the greatest act of maritime suicide the world has ever seen.
Everyone’s favorite week of television, “Shark Week,” makes waves in movie theaters nationwide for a one-night event this summer. The exclusive event features one of the best episodes from “Shark Week 2016,” along with a special episode of “Shark Week 2017” ahead of its television debut on Discovery Channel.
It’s no secret that the Bahamas is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Consisting of over 700 islands, this Caribbean paradise is one of the most famous dive destinations in the world. Divers flock to this getaway to intimately experience the wide range of aquatic wildlife, beautiful walls, and amazing shipwrecks. From pirates to modern-day drug runners, expert scuba diver and long-time sailor Capt. Nathan Riley will take you on a journey dating back 300 years. During surface intervals, you will take a closer look at how the Bahamas and Bimini famously came to be. Expect to be…
With a growing media focus on the plight of our oceans, it is easier than ever to learn about marine conservation issues and get involved. There are many dedicated organizations out there, from worldwide charities to smaller, community-based initiatives. No matter what your preference or ability, there is a way to pitch in and help. Here are our picks for five top shark charities that working to preserve our oceans.