Category Archives: Thread of the Month

8 SMOKING HOT HOLIDAY DEALS FOR UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHERS

  8 SMOKING HOT HOLIDAY DEALS FOR UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHERS This holiday season we're offering unbelievable deals on the hottest gear every underwater photographer wants! Whether you're seeking a gift for that special diver in your life or treating yourself to a little something special, now is a great time to take advantage of our limited…
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Kudos to Bob Bailey - NWGratefulDiver

Many ScubaBoarders might know one of our outstanding members, Bob Bailey AKA [user]NWGratefulDiver[/user]. Bob's contributions to ScubaBoard include many insightful posts and thoughtful responses to any number of diving queries from a myriad of users. Bob has actually been here for a long time. As user #2872 he's been an active SBer since the beginning.…
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Whale Sharks of Isla Holbox

Just got back from an awesome dive vacation to Cozumel. On the final non-diving day of trip, a handful of us decided to embark on a full day adventure to free dive with the Dominos (Whale Sharks) off Isla Holbox. It's was an amazing experience and a definite highlight of the entire trip. Here's some…
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Tell Dive Store Owners How You Feel

[INLINE=left]https://www.scubaboard.com/gallery/data/535/TOTM.gif[/INLINE]Training agencies often try to help dive store owners be more successful by providing professional journals, books, and videos designed top help the store owner provide better customer service and enjoy financial success. In my opinion, some, or even much of this "advice" helps the agency more than the shop owner. (more…)
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Inconsistent message to new divers

[inline=left]https://www.scubaboard.com/gallery/data/535/TOTM.gif[/inline] As a new diver, I am perceiving what seems to be an inconsistency among SB members regarding the level of responsibility expected of newly minted OW divers. (more…)
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Best signalling equipment from the searchers point of view

[inline=right]https://www.scubaboard.com/gallery/data/535/TOTM.gif[/inline] As a Navy Helicopter Pilot I have had training in, and experience conducting Search and Rescue. None of my experiences have been to find overdue divers but they have been to find people lost in the Oceans. (more…)
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Carbon Monoxide in Scuba Tanks: Risks and Protection

[inline=right]https://www.scubaboard.com/gallery/data/535/TOTM.gif[/inline] The subject of CO toxicity in tank air is getting more coverage than ever before with expanded knowledge as well as available and affordable 21st century technology, but not nearly enough. Instructors, other professionals, and old-time divers aren’t saying much, but that’s either from their training or their habits from before current technologies became…
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