Almost every physical object we use today is manufactured. And like anything man-made, it will not last forever. When these manufactured items are public infrastructure and involve the safety of millions of lives they must be inspected. Regularly. And continually.
Pristine reefs. Impossibly clear water. Beautiful, awe-inspiring marine life. These irreplaceable treasures are why you love to dive. How far would you go to protect them? Imagine a damaged oil rig, deep beneath the ocean’s surface, spewing thousands of barrels of oil into your favorite playground. With time running out for marine life in the vicinity, it’s time to call the heroes. It’s time to call in the commercial divers.
Scuba Club Cozumel has been serving divers for more than 25 years with an unrivaled dedication to safety and personalized diving experiences. Located on the island of Cozumelin Mexico’s Caribbean Sea, the PADI Five Star International Training Center provides diving services for Scuba Club Cozumel Dive Resort. See the video for three reasons you should dive with Scuba Club Cozumel.
Small Hope Bay on Andros is home to the world’s third longest barrier reef, so it’s little surprise that the Bahamas attract the big stuff. What most divers fail to realize is how much macro life abounds in the shallows. Like staring at an optical illusion, the trick to uncovering the magic is to never assume you know what lies before you. After a few days of diving reefs in the Bahamas, you’ll inevitably find your standards rising as you become spoiled by the 100-feet-or-greater visibility, sunlight-swathed reefs, schools of fish and endless color.
In late July, I took my wife and two daughters — Chloe Mei (age 7) and Ella Lin (age 4) — to Grand Cayman for the second of two Kids Sea Camp weeks at Cobalt Coast/Divetech.
When I received the Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society (OWUSS) Rolex Scholarship I knew only a small portion of what was in store for me. Of course I had read past scholars’ journals and scanned the Scholarship website. Yet what I didn’t know at the time was that this experience would open the doors to a whole new world - changing my life forever for the better.
Dive a wall and you’ll know anything can happen. In fact, the deeper the wall plunges, the greater the odds of swimming with the unexpected — from sharks to any number of pelagics. In the Bahamas, everything is bigger, including the drama of the drop-offs. These islands boast some of world’s sheerest walls. Some, like the ...
Over the last three decades, the Stuart Cove team has helped sink more than 20 wrecks in the Bahamas — some as close as five minutes from the dive shop. Whether they were scuttled for movie sets or artificial reefs, most of the wrecks are shallow and carefully placed for optimum viewing. And since it’s the Bahamas, most sit on a bed of white sand, which helps bring out their natural lines.
The Exuma Cays offers thrilling encounters for scuba divers with hammerhead sharks and eagle rays
What's it like to be underwater with a crocodile!