Category Archives: Industry News

Huish Outdoors acquires Oceanic / Hollis

Huish Outdoors LLC is excited to announce our latest acquisition of the Oceanic® and Hollis® brands from American Underwater Products (“AUP”).

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Shearwater Perdix AI Dive Computer

RICHMOND, British Columbia – November 14, 2016 – Shearwater Research Inc. is proud to introduce the newest addition to the Shearwater family: The Perdix AI.  Using its large, easy-to-read screen, the Perdix AI clearly displays the tank pressure as well as gas time remaining (GTR) and is capable of connecting to either one or two…
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A TRADE-IN IS A TRADE-UP

Beginning September 1, 2016 through November 30, 2016, bring in a used drysuit, from any brand, to a participating authorized BARE retailer and you will receive: $500 OFF an X-Mission or HDC Expedition Tech Dry; $300 OFF an HDC Tech Dry, XCS2 Tech Dry or XCS2 Pro Dry; $150 OFF a Nex-Gen Pro Dry.

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A TRADE-IN, IS A TRADE-UP

TRADE-IN ANY DIVE COMPUTER, WORKING OR NOT, AND RECEIVE A DISCOUNT TOWARDS A BRAND NEW SUUNTO COMPUTER. Beginning September 1, 2016 through October 31, 2016, bring in your used computer to any participating authorized Suunto Dive retailer and you will receive: $300 toward a DX or EON Steel; $200 toward a D6i or D6i Novo; $150 toward…
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Huish Outdoors launches North American website for Sharkskin

Huish Outdoors has launched a special North American website for Sharkskin, its popular Australian brand of technical watersports apparel. Sharkskin is an internationally recognized name in diving and watersports, but the Huish team felt a new site was needed for the North American dive community.  “We built it specifically for North American divers and watersports…
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Proposed Ban on Spearfishing in Southeast Florida

DEMA is concerned that this ban is being proposed WITHOUT scientific data that indicate such a ban is warranted. Further, DEMA is concerned that these proposed restrictions are aimed solely at DIVING

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Vancouver's First Major Artificial Reef Open to Divers

VANCOUVERS FIRST MAJOR ARTIFICIALREEFNOW OPEN TO DIVERS Vancouver, BC, 10 April 2015. The Artificial Reef Society of British Columbia(ARSBC) announces today that its newest artificial reef is now officially open forVancouver area divers to explore.Saturday, 4 April 2015 started off wet and windy as boats started to arrive atHalkett Bay to witness the sinking of…
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NOAA expands Cordell Bank and Gulf of the Farallones national marine sanctuaries off northern California

NOAA expands Cordell Bank and Gulf of the Farallones national marine sanctuaries off northern California Cordell Bank and Gulf of the Farallones national marine sanctuaries off northern California will both more than double in size following a final rule released today by NOAA. The expansion will help to protect the region’s marine and coastal habitats,…
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NJ DEP Release: NJ DEP Moves Forward with Artificial Reef Plan

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 3, 2015 Contact: Lawrence Hajna (609) 984-1795 Lawrence Ragonese (609) 292-2994 Bob Considine (609) 984-1795 DEP MOVES FORWARD WITH ARTIFICIAL REEF PLAN PROPOSED RULE WILL STRIKE BALANCE BETWEEN RECREATIONAL AND COMMERCIAL FISHING INTERESTS (15/P12) TRENTON - The Department of Environmental Protection this week proposed new rules that will fully implement a compromise…
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Gumbo Limbo Scholarship for High School and Graduate students in Marine Science

Friends of Gumbo Limbo's 2015 Scholarships This year, we are offering two merit-based scholarships of $2,500 to graduating high school seniors who are pursuing a degree in a field relating to Marine Science or is consistent with our Mission "To support coastal and marine education, conservation, research and preservation." We will also be offering one…
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US Department of Transportation Renews Permit 9791 through 2018 for PST Cylinders

(DNW) – The US Department of Transportation yesterday renewed the PST cylinder permit 9791 through the year 2018. Many industry members had been concerned about this permit expiring due to the large number of PST cylinders currently in use in the dive industry. According to officials with PSI-PCI, who spoke directly with the Associate Director…
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