Category: Dive Locations

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New York’s “Aquatic World” Offers a World of Diving Fun and Adventure!

Aquatic World has been a PADI shop for more than 30 years. They began as Diving Center of Liverpool (New York) in the 70’s, becoming Aquatic World in the 90’s. They’ve been in their current format since 2003.

Dive Locations Stories Wrecks

Theo’s Wreck

Located approximately about 1.5 miles off shore of Grand Bahama Island, west of Silver Point, in just over 100 feet of water lies Theo’s Wreck.

Dive Locations Shops & Resorts Stories

The Fun Never Stops at Freedom Scuba U.S.A. in Central New York!

“Freedom Scuba USA is the best-kept diving secret in New York,” says owner and founder Carl Sanfilippo. That might seem like a bold statement, but Carl has a lot to back it up.

Dive Locations Marine Species

Eagle Rays: An Unforgettable Encounter

We quickly descended to 90 feet. The current was strong as always at the Cantarel Wall, and since we had to make sure we didn’t move an inch away from this spot during the whole dive, everybody took their time to assume the most comfortable and well-protected position at the bottom.

New stuff

Marine Species: Nautilus

The nautilus is a living fossil, unchanged for hundreds of millions of years. Although divers see them infrequently, they are most common in the tropical western Pacific.
by Chris Vyvyan-Robinson

Nine Things You Need to Know about Sunscreen and Coral Reefs

There’s a lot of news lately about sunscreen and coral reefs. But which chemicals are problematic, and how do you know which products are safe for reefs?
by Guest Author
December dive destinations

Five Great December Dive Destinations

Don’t let winter stop you from getting in the water. Here are five great December dive destinations that shine this time of year.

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: U-701

This year, Scuba Diver Life and NOAA are partnering to profile 12 different ships in the Graveyard of the Atlantic. This month we visit U-701.
by Rebecca Strauss