Tan-awan is a sleepy town a short drive from Cebu City on the Philippine island of Cebu. With a population of just over 900 it’s had nothing to distinguish it from hundreds of similar fishing villages in the Philippines.
We no longer live in the era of top-down design. Finally the rebreather market has reached a critical mass where consumers have true power to demand features they wish to see integrated into new rebreather designs.
If you’re a diver, you probably have a few answers to that question. And if you’re not (yet) a diver, you might guess a couple.
I owe this change in attitude to scuba diving. I took up diving 3 years ago and my first 10-20 dives were a nervous mess, during which I was always panicking that I’d forget something and drown.
The vis is terrible out there! Not even five feet!” The disappointed diver said as he climbed up the seawall steps towards our party.
My first dive at one of the most famous dive locations on Okinawa- Maeda Point- was also my second non-class dive ever and I was the usual excited and nervous!
Michael Fishbach, co-founder of The Great Whale Conservancy (GWC), narrates his encounter with a young humpback whale entangled in local fishing nets.
For months I had been thinking about the Manta Ray diving adventures in Kona, Hawaii.
It was like many Maui mornings, the sun rising over Haleakala as we greeted our divers for the day’s charter. As my captain and I explained the dive procedures, I noticed the wind line moving into Molokini, a small, crescent-shaped island that harbors a large reef.
Since then I’ve been spear-fishing, I dove the beautiful springs of north Florida, Devils Eye, Ginnie Springs, Beuford Sink, Little River, those are just a few, and let me clear up a common misconception about Florida.
I was born Feb. 11, 1984… blessed with extraordinary parents. My father, Paul, owned a small, yet successful dive shop in Hudson, Florida. My mother, Shannon, was at the time the youngest female cave diving instructor in history.