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    1. ScubaBoard Site News

      Check here for official ScubaBoard Announcements.
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    2. Introductions and Greets

      New to Scuba? Or maybe just new to these forums? Well, by all means, start off here with a quick hello to introduce yourself. We promise, we don't bite... much...
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      Latest: Hello from Johnelsaemrin cmulvaney, Aug 25, 2016 at 1:15 AM
    3. Passings

      Memorial threads for SB members (and other divers) who are no longer among us. Please note: this forum is not meant for accidents threads. Those threads can be posted in the Accidents and Incidents forum.
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      Latest: Rod Brandenburg AfterDark, Aug 19, 2016 at 8:02 PM
    4. ScubaBoard Articles

      Comments from our article portal.
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    5. ScubaBoard Invasion 2017 Roatan

      ScubaBoard's Upcoming Invasion to Anthony's Key, Roatan
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      Latest: ScubaBoard Invasion Central 2017 Roatan ROXANNE, Aug 24, 2016 at 3:42 PM
    6. ScubaBoard Surge 2017 Cayman Brac

      Join Moonie and the rest of the ScubaBoard Tribe as we Surge into Cayman Brac.
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      Latest: Scubaboard Surge 2017 Central ROXANNE, Aug 23, 2016 at 4:09 PM
    1. Scuba Industry News

      Find the latest announcements and information with regard to what's happening in the Scuba industry.

      Everyone is welcome to read, but only members of the Scuba Industry can post new threads!
      If you are a Scuba Industry Professional, and would like to post your news here, please contact the ScubaBoard Team.
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    2. Scuba Related Court Cases

      This is the place to discuss court cases and legal matters that affect the SCUBA industry.
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      Latest: Dive Op fined $70k for diver's death scagrotto, Aug 20, 2016 at 1:40 AM
    3. Shows and Events

      Past and present, local and global Dive Shows and Events including Beneath the Sea, Boot, DEMA, Duikvaker, Our World Underwater, SCUBA Show, and others! Read it all here.
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      Latest: DEMA 2016. Who's Coming? vinegarbiscuit, Aug 19, 2016 at 4:56 PM
    4. Scuba Diving TV & Movies

      Post here about what you think on scuba diving in TV & movies on videography, safety diving, ratings, view points, etc...
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    5. Book and Media Reviews

      A place for reviewing books, cinema and interactive media related to Scuba, Free Diving, Oceanography and Limnology.
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      Latest: In the Wake... icechip, Jul 27, 2016
    1. Q and A for Scuba Certification Agencies

      This is the place to ask that Dive Agency about their classes!
      Dive Agency and other industry reps: Discuss your products and services. Tell us about any new products you might have. Ask for constructive criticism of your products and services. Share any other information you feel would be of interest. Please contact the ScubaBoard Team if you want a private forum for your agency.
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    2. New Divers and Those Considering Diving

      New to Diving? Have a question about training? Want to find out more about this thrilling activity? Post your questions here for other divers & instructors to help you on your path!
      Please note: This forum has special rules. This forum is intended to be a very friendly, "flame free zone" where divers of any skill level may ask questions about basic scuba topics without fear of being accosted. Please show respect and courtesy at all times. Remember that the inquirer is looking for answers that they can understand. This is a learning zone and consequently, any off-topic or overly harsh responses will be removed. This forum is not open for threads offering goods or services.
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      Latest: Wetsuit thickness for the Philippines Centrals, Aug 25, 2016 at 2:46 AM
    3. Basic Scuba Discussions

      Have a Scuba related question? Get a Scuba related answer here. Please note: This forum has special rules. This forum is intended to be a very friendly, "flame free zone" where divers of any skill level may ask questions about basic scuba topics without fear of being accosted. Please show respect and courtesy at all times. Remember that the inquirer is looking for answers that they can understand. This is a learning zone and consequently, any off-topic or overly harsh responses will be removed. This forum is not open for threads offering goods or services.
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      Latest: Weighting confusion or way over thinking KenGordon, Aug 25, 2016 at 2:53 AM
    4. Advanced Scuba Discussions

      Have a Scuba question that's beyond a 'basic' one but not really 'technical?' Get it answered here.
      Please note: See the Special Forum Rules / Terms of Service thread. This forum is not open for threads offering goods or services.
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      Latest: Use Doubles on 30lb wing AJ, Aug 25, 2016 at 3:02 AM
    5. Technical Diving Specialties

      More advanced and focused aspects of scuba diving which require technical training. This ranges from caverns and caves, wreck penetrations to decompression diving and everything in between.
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    6. Rebreather Diving

      Find out everything you ever wanted to know about rebreathers.
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      Latest: Gas density guidelines fsardone, Aug 25, 2016 at 2:24 AM
    7. Snorkeling / Freediving

      Discussions about snorkeling and freediving from recreational fun to a competitive sport!
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      Latest: Newbie Fin Questions! Pebbles Photo, Aug 21, 2016 at 5:25 PM
    8. Vintage Equipment Diving

      Pre-1980 "Vintage" SCUBA Gear, including Double Hose Regulators, Conshelfs, Voit, Aquamaster, Horsecollar BC's and other classic pieces of gear. Sea Hunt, Jacques Cousteau and the early history of this great sport.
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      Latest: Mixed Modern/Vintage Diving. Am I Nuts? Nemrod, Aug 24, 2016 at 11:45 PM
    9. Divers with Disabilities

      Discussion about the special needs for those who want to submerge, but have physical or mental limitations.
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      Latest: Welcome Diveheart's Newest Adaptive Diver... DiveHeart, Aug 24, 2016 at 8:19 AM
    10. Women's Perspectives

      This is a forum where our female members are welcome to talk about ideas, concerns, and anything surrounding diving that their male counterparts may not experience, or care about. Please note: This forum has special rules.
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    11. Accidents and Incidents

      This forum is for the discussion of diving Accidents and Incidents and has Special Rules. Please read the Special Rules at the top of the forum before posting threads or responses. Please post your surprise, indignation and any memorials in the Passings Forum.
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      Latest: Dive Cylinder Explodes - Sydney nadwidny, Aug 24, 2016 at 11:14 PM
    1. Underwater Photography

      Discuss Underwater Photography from taking photos to photo equipment, sell your old gear, see what your favourite camera manufacturers are coming out with or just find something fascinating to view.
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      Latest: Canon 5d mk iii vs. Sony a7r ii EricTheDood, Aug 25, 2016 at 2:11 AM
    2. Underwater Videography

      Discuss Underwater Videography from taking videos to video equipment , sell your old gear, see what your favourite camera manufacturers are coming out with or just find something fascinating to view.
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      Latest: Solo cave dive and octopus/ Sea tiger night dive w3dge, Aug 25, 2016 at 3:37 AM
    3. Underwater Hunting

      Spearfishing, underwater fishing, lobstering, hunting and gathering underwater - it's all here. Come share your fish tales, photos, tips and techniques!
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      Latest: Mexico spear trip and new boat Wilderness Medic, Aug 25, 2016 at 1:22 AM
    4. Underwater Treasures

      Shipwrecks, archaeological sites, underwater mysteries, fossils, geological sights and all the treasures of the deep!
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      Latest: Things you've found under water OrcaTorch, Aug 19, 2016 at 3:55 AM
    5. Marine Science and Physiology

      Post all medical questions related to decompression or diving here. Questions and discussions about the marine life we love to share the ocean with and how to protect them are also welcome.
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      Latest: Wrist ache at 60' and deeper RyanT, Aug 24, 2016 at 9:38 PM
    1. Business of Diving Institute

      The Business of Diving. Let's make a good living out of our passion for diving! To do so, let's raise the bar on customer service and dive shop marketing & management.
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      Latest: Dive shop software Wookie, Aug 22, 2016 at 5:17 PM
    2. Becoming a Captain

      What's behind the myth, legend and anecdotes about becoming a licensed Captain.
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    3. Commercial Divers

      Hard Hat, Saturation and all other types of commercial diving.
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      Latest: Using Kirby Morgan 37 with drysuit divezonescuba, Aug 24, 2016 at 2:29 PM
    4. Public Safety Divers

      EMT's... Fire... Police... share knowledge here.
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      Latest: Using Kirby Morgan 37 with a drysuit rkinder, Aug 24, 2016 at 10:19 PM
    1. Manufacturers Recall Notices

      An official repository for Scuba Equipment Manufacturers' recall notices and safety announcements. New threads in this forum require a moderators approval.
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      Latest: Zeagle Grace and Element BCD Voluntary Recall Zeagle, Aug 20, 2016 at 5:25 PM
    2. Q and A for Scuba Manufacturers

      A place where SB users can communicate directly with manufacturers of scuba equipment and accessories! Think of these forums as a FAQ for many of the companies listed. Keep in mind that some manufacturers are busy people, and can take up to a few days to respond to your question. This forum has special rules.
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      1. DUI

      Latest: Scubapro chromis error Misslady, Aug 25, 2016 at 2:20 AM
    1. Accessories

      This is the place to get the scoop on all those nifty gadgets, gizmos and accessories that go along with diving.
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      Latest: Using eco-friendly accessories? Johnelsaemrin, Aug 25, 2016 at 1:57 AM
    2. Apparel

      All the latest styles and fashions for today's Scuba Diver...
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      Latest: Rash Vest under Wetsuit - any extra warmth? lermontov, Aug 20, 2016 at 5:18 AM
    3. Buoyancy Compensators (BC's) and Weight Systems

      Point your weighty "BC" questions and input here. Tell others what you use and what you do and don't like about it etc...
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    4. Computers, Gauges, Watches and Analyzers

      Looking for a computer? Don't feel like trusting "Paid Adverts" style reviews? Feel free to ask your questions and also, tell us what you use.
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      Latest: Dive Computers, iPads and the last century? DiveNav, Aug 25, 2016 at 12:13 AM
    5. Compressors, Boosters and Blending Systems

      This is where we talk about the machinery used to fill our scuba tanks!
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      Latest: For Sale: Bauer P-1 Filter Tower, 16"- New bumcikaz, Aug 24, 2016 at 1:55 PM
    6. Dive Propulsion Vehicles

      Everything you always wanted to know about DPVs but were afraid to ask...
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    7. Exposure Suits

      Custom or off the rack? Wet or Dry? Skins! Find everything you want to know about exposure suits.
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      Latest: Do thin warm undergarments exist? Jonn, Aug 24, 2016 at 11:49 PM
    8. Fins, Masks and Snorkels

      The inside scoop on this basic gear.
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      Latest: Replacement strap for Oceanic Shadow? outofofficebrb, Aug 25, 2016 at 1:49 AM
    9. General Scuba Equipment Discussions

      Got a question on scuba gear? Ask the Pros!
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      Latest: Donating used gear Volcano Divers, Aug 24, 2016 at 2:47 PM
    10. Regulators

      What brand? Which one? What type? The in's and out's of scuba diving regulators.
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      Latest: G250? Worth servicing? buddhasummer, Aug 24, 2016 at 11:04 PM
    11. Tanks, Valves and Bands

      Big tanks, small tanks, steel tanks, aluminum tanks and pony bottles. Find out which one is right for you.
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      Latest: proton charging and storage of the beast.. tbone1004, Aug 24, 2016 at 10:00 AM
    12. Do It Yourself - DIY

      Think you're pretty handy at building things? Check out tips and instructions for DIY Scuba stuff.
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    13. Boats and Boating

      Renting a boat? Own your own or perhaps you're considering purchasing a new toy? Talk about it here!
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      Latest: My next dive is from my yak! Nemrod, Aug 21, 2016 at 11:23 PM
    14. Lost, Found and Stolen

      Misplace something? Found something? Want to alert others about a stolen item? This is the place! Be sure to give your location!
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    1. Africa and the Middle East

      Get the scoop on where to go, where to stay and who to dive with in this region encompassing the continent of Africa from Israel, Egypt to Madagascar and South-Africa.
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      Latest: Drysuit in Red Sea in February Freewillow, Aug 23, 2016 at 4:15 PM
    2. Asia

      Get the scoop on where to go, where to stay and who to dive with in this region encompassing countries from Eastern Russia to Japan and the Philippines.
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      Latest: DMT and good night life matt_reed, Aug 25, 2016 at 12:10 AM
    3. Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands

      Get the scoop on where to go, where to stay and who to dive with in this region encompassing countries from Papua New Guinea and the Great Barrier Reef to New Zealand and French Polynesia.
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      Latest: Palau -it's over?? Eric Sedletzky, Aug 25, 2016 at 12:08 AM
    4. Canada

      Diving for those folks in the Great White North from East to West, fresh water to salt water, wrecks to caves and anything else you can think of.
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    5. Greater Caribbean and Bermuda

      Bermuda, the Bahamas Islands and destinations in the Caribbean Sea, including Cuba, the Cayman Islands, Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao and the islands in the Eastern Caribbean Sea.
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      Latest: Cayman - Picture of the Day Joneill, Aug 25, 2016 at 12:09 AM
    6. Central America

      Get the scoop on where to go, where to stay and who to dive with in this region encompassing countries from Belize, Honduras and the Bay Islands, both coasts of Costa Rica, heading south to Panama.
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      Latest: Hurricane Earl Results Ralph Capeling, Aug 24, 2016 at 4:51 PM
    7. Europe

      Get the scoop on where to go, where to stay and who to dive with in this region encompassing countries from Iceland and the UK to Greece, the Mediterranean and Western Russia.
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      Latest: Dive Master Course at Tenerife Diving Academy? KaFre, Aug 24, 2016 at 8:43 AM
    8. Mexico

      Traveling to Cancun, Cozumel, Akumal, Cabo, Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Ixtapa or another local island? Want to find out more about that dream vacation? Well, it's all here so come, join us!
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      Latest: I'M IN TROUBLE NOW...! DandyDon, Aug 25, 2016 at 1:47 AM
    9. South America

      From Colombia to Venezuela, Brazil and Argentina whilst not forgetting the Galapagos Islands, Easter Island as well as the Falkland Islands.
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    10. United States

      Regional forums for the USA and all 50 states. Regions are broken up into main regional section, and sub-sections. Also included are local clubs, and local trips and marketplace forums.
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    11. Non-Geographic Clubs

      Clubs and travel groups that span the world including our singles group, the grumpy old divers and all military divers!
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      Latest: 50+ year old divers roturner, Aug 16, 2016
    1. Hot Deals

      Direct from the manufacturers, distributors, dive shops, and our business sponsors... Hot Deals is the place to find limited quantity, inventory clearance and other special deals. Only ScubaBoard Business Sponsors may start threads in this forum.
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    2. ScubaBoard's Classified Section

      You are in the ScubaBoard Classified Items section. This area is for buying, selling, or trading of items. This forum has special rules

      Buy, Sell, or Trade gear or other items.

      This top level forum is closed for posting. Please select one of the appropriate sub-forums to post your classified.
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      Latest: Pandora tools? Yuri_RP, Aug 25, 2016 at 3:06 AM
    3. Q&A For ScubaBoard Business Sponsors

      A place where users can communicate directly with ScubaBoard business sponsors regarding any number of topics, or customer service questions. Think of these forums as a FAQ for the companies that participate.

      If you own a business: Please contact the ScubaBoard Team if you are interested in adding your company to our Q&A Forums.
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    4. Research and Development

      Have an idea for a product or services and want to know what your fellow divers think? This is the place to ask.
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    5. Special Announcements

      This forum is closed to new posting, as it will be completely phased out starting July 1.
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      Latest: Diving Divas Lana.mcglynn, Jan 10, 2016
    6. Employment

      Looking for a few good DMs, Instructors or employees or are you interested in a new challenge in the dive industry? Find what you need on ScubaBoard's own job market.
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    1. Non-Diving Related Stuff

      Discussions about things other than Scuba (it doesn't get any simpler than that). Please keep your discussions within the ToS.
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      Latest: What's in a (user) Name? gekodivebali, Aug 24, 2016 at 10:41 PM
    2. Dive into Fitness

      A place to help each other continue healthy lifestyles.
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    3. Humor, Games, Clips, Yarns and Tales

      Got a funny clip, a good joke, a story, a tale, a neat game or anything else fun, interactive and not-so-scuba related to share? Post it here for the rest of the community but remember to keep everything within our ToS guidelines. Thanks!
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      Latest: Corrupt-a-Wish Bryan, Aug 22, 2016 at 11:28 PM
    4. Kudos

      Know someone that did something special? Start a 'Kudos thread' to honor them!
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      Latest: Kudos to Deep Sea Supply (DSS)! Rainer, Jul 29, 2016
    5. Scuba Teens

      A place for parents and youth leaders to discuss certification, (family) travel and other issues involved in introducing youths to this wonderful sport.
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      Latest: Where did your Scouts/Venturers dive today? mmmeenehan, Aug 22, 2016 at 11:35 PM
    6. Women's Community Forums

      A non-diving related forum for women to discuss women specific things in life.
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      Latest: Women's Wetsuit Sizes Mia Toose, Jul 25, 2016