Press releases

5th Annual SoCal Shootout Results

The 5th Annual SoCal Shootout weekend took place September 18th-20th, 2015 with participants shooting all over the Southern California waters.

Entries were judged by professional underwater... more

Dominica reefs untouched by Tropical Storm Erika

Gus – Buddy Dive master and Captain – says: “I’m diving here now for over 20 years and I am glad not even a storm like this can destroy these beautiful reefs. The visibility was a little less... more

LOT International Cave Diving Congress - September 25-26-27, 2015

The aim of the congress is to encourage and facilitate the possibility for cave divers from different backgrounds, cultures and nationalities to meet up and exchange their experiences and technics... more

California Senate Approves Bill to Ban Plastic Microbeads

On Friday 4th September 2015 the California State Senate passed legislation to ban the sale of personal care products containing plastic microbeads.

Countdown Begins for Elysium Artists for the Arctic Expedition

Expedition designed to inspire, enlighten and motivate the world to restore the health of our Oceans

One night free in the Maldives on Constellation Fleet’s MV Orion

Constellation Fleet Maldives is offering one night free when booking a seven-night holiday on liveaboard MV Orion.

Bluewater Photo’s 5th Annual SoCal Shootout

September 18-20th, 2015 • Over $20,000 worth of prizes

Magic Oceans Dive Resort opens for business

On July 1, 2015, Magic Oceans Dive Resort, in tranquil Anda on the gorgeous island of Bohol (central Visayas), Philippines, opened its doors for the first time.

2015 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition Announced

The Underwater Photography Guide is pleased to announce that the prestigious Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition 2015 will be accepting images today through November 24, 2015. Over $75,000 in... more

Standard for testing the CO2 absorbent used in breathing equipment

BSI, the business standards company, has published BS 8618,Granular carbon dioxide (CO2) absorbent material for life support, diving, hyper- and hypobaric applications – Specification.

DEMA requests all members of the industry to sign online petition to Stop Dredging of Cayman Islands

Thousands Have Already Signed Online Petition to Stop Plans for the Cruise Ship Berthing Facility.

Buddy Dive on Dominica now open for business

Roseau, Dominica, August 3rd 2015 – After months of preparation Buddy Dive on Dominica opened for business this weekend. Scuba divers can now experience the service and standards they are used to... more

DAN tests underwater drone that will revolutionise diving safety

CADDY is an underwater drone and floating satellite designed to understand the body language of a scuba divers in distress.

The Cognitive Autonomous Diving Buddy, from where the acronym... more

Video By Shark Expert Available For Shark Week 2015

“The Shark Sessions” relates the story of sharks who were Porcher's companions for many years in Tahiti. When they were finned and massacred by a company from Singapore, she wrote down their story... more

SEA&SEA Announces the Next Generation YS-D2 Strobe

The SEA&SEA YS-D2 Strobe offers exclusive features like no other strobe in the world. Keeping with the same great performance specs as the YS-D1, the YS-D2 has added Audible Confirmation... more

Sea Save Foundation partners with Shark Week to promote ocean conservation

Malibu-based Sea Save Foundation has been named one of two non-profit organizations to partner with Discovery Channel’s popular and newly revamped ​SHARK WEEK program​ming​. In addition, Sea Save... more