Monthly Archives: September 2013

  • Scuba Diving Camp for Kids: Young Divers Learn Safety and Skills

    Kids ages 8-12 can 'dive into' Scuba DivingDCIM100GOPRO DCIM100GOPROthrough Seal Sports and our expanded PADI Seal Team Program.

    Summer 2013, a group of young divers spent five days learning and practicing skills such as buoyancy control, mask clearing, and regulator recovery, which are all part of the PADI Seal Team program that introduces kids to the wonders of breathing and moving underwater. Continue reading

  • Rebreather Diving

    Rebreather Diving EntryWith my fin tips hanging over the boat’s edge, I complete my final check, firmly hold my mask in place, and take a giant stride, plunging into the ocean. Senses heightened, I feel the temperate tropical waters surround me and the initial splash of water gives way to a silent world of blue. I drift slowly, descending through the water, pretending I’m free falling from the sky, but at a slow-motion speed until I come to rest on the beach-like sandy bottom.

    Looking around I see little mounds of white, fine sand, home to some fish or creature,  while dozens of garden eels peak their heads out of hiding, swaying like seagrass as far as the eye can see.  I’m soon surrounded by a school of hundreds of horse-eye jacks shimmering silver in the Sun’s penetrating rays. Fish pass within inches of me… Continue reading

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