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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: Mabuhay from the Philippines! SEA SCAN DIVERS, Feb 23, 2019 at 5:21 AM
    3. Site Support

      The ScubaBoard Support Forum. Post all your questions, suggestions and problems here.
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      Latest: Test thread EDITED lhalifax, Feb 20, 2019 at 12:42 PM
    4. 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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    5. ScubaBoard Articles

      Comments from our article portal.
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    6. ScubaBoard Invasion 2019 Fiji

      Stay tuned for the big announcement.
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      Latest: ScubaBoard Invasion Central 2019 Fiji cardzard, Feb 20, 2019 at 4:26 PM
    7. ScubaBoard Surge 2020 Little Cayman

      ScubaBoard Surge 2020 Little Cayman
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      Latest: ScubaBoard SURGE Central 2020 Little Cayman cardzard, Feb 22, 2019 at 8:58 PM
    1. History of Scuba Diving: Tales from the Abyss

      Pioneers, agencies, gear and more: where did they all come from? What can we learn from their history?
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      Latest: Pride or Brag Jackets kelemvor, Feb 22, 2019 at 1:04 PM
    2. 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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    3. Scuba Related Court Cases

      This is the place to discuss court cases and legal matters that affect the SCUBA industry.
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    4. 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: 2019 Toronto Outdoor Adventure Show Hoag, Feb 23, 2019 at 8:55 AM
    5. 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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      Latest: Narc'ed Diving, just launched NARC'ED TV!!! atedeschi, Feb 22, 2019 at 8:22 AM
    6. Apps, 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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    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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      Latest: Do SSI e-learning material expire ? European, Feb 19, 2019 at 1:39 AM
    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: Swimwear Snoweman, Feb 22, 2019 at 9:14 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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    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: Question about cylinder markings! michael-fisch, Feb 23, 2019 at 3:48 PM
    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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      1. DIR

    6. Rebreather Diving

      Find out everything you ever wanted to know about rebreathers.
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      Latest: Looking for Kiss Rebreather negative11, Feb 23, 2019 at 3:32 PM
    7. Snorkeling / Freediving

      Discussions about snorkeling and freediving from recreational fun to a competitive sport!
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    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: Cousteau Wetsuit miker-gr, Feb 22, 2019 at 6:06 AM
    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: Is one buddy enough for the totally blind diver? -JD-, Feb 23, 2019 at 7:55 PM
    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. LGBTQIA and Friends perspectives

      This is a forum where our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, queer/questioning, intersexual, and asexual (LGBTQIA) members are welcome to talk about ideas, concerns, and anything surrounding diving that their LGBTQIA counterparts may not experience, or care about. Please note: This forum has special rules..
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      Latest: LGBTQIA divers welcome Scuba Daddy, Feb 8, 2019
    12. 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: Lake Travis fatality - Texas Dan_T, Feb 22, 2019 at 6:08 PM
    1. 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: Tovatec Galaxy II JackD342, Feb 22, 2019 at 6:54 PM
    2. 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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    3. Underwater Treasures

      Shipwrecks, archaeological sites, underwater mysteries, fossils, geological sights and all the treasures of the deep!
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      Latest: What should I get for a metal detector? Geobound, Feb 23, 2019 at 1:06 AM
    4. 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: Cold and Airflow Sensitive Sinuses doctormike, Feb 23, 2019 at 6:48 AM
    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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    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: Warning about dive schools Darol, Feb 17, 2019 at 5:23 PM
    4. Public Safety Divers

      EMT's... Fire... Police... share knowledge here.
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      Latest: Tell me about your PSD team Resqdivemedic, Feb 17, 2019 at 9:07 AM
    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: Sherwood Avid BC Tank Strap Brackets Failed divad, Feb 21, 2019 at 11:12 AM
    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: Orange and Black Graeme Fraser, Feb 23, 2019 at 4:59 PM
    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: Reel for DSMB BlueTrin, Feb 22, 2019 at 5:37 PM
    2. Apparel

      All the latest styles and fashions for today's Scuba Diver...
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    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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      Latest: Help with Leaky Halcyon Eclipse Centrals, Feb 23, 2019 at 7:46 PM
    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: Mares: Icon HD - How to delete dives from Computer -Moe, Feb 23, 2019 at 2:45 PM
    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: Bauer K14 4th Stage Pressure scubaboat, Feb 23, 2019 at 1:10 AM
    6. Diver Propulsion Vehicles

      Everything you always wanted to know about DPVs and Scooterbut were afraid to ask...
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      Latest: Win a SubGravity Reference RS DPV! kelemvor, Feb 23, 2019 at 2:21 PM
    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: Review of Deep 6 Drysuit RVA_Diver, Feb 23, 2019 at 8:01 PM
    8. Fins, Masks and Snorkels

      The inside scoop on this basic gear.
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      Latest: "Mermaid tail" vs. separate fins -- pros & cons? REVAN, Feb 23, 2019 at 3:23 PM
    9. General Scuba Equipment Discussions

      Got a question on scuba gear? Ask the Pros!
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    10. Regulators

      What brand? Which one? What type? The in's and out's of scuba diving regulators.
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      Latest: Online Reguator Service AdivingBel, Feb 23, 2019 at 8:19 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: Old steels denied fills due to store "policy" BRT, Feb 23, 2019 at 7:27 PM
    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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      Latest: Anchor plans ? Bob DBF, Feb 22, 2019 at 10:59 PM
    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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    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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    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: El Nino is coming Centrals, Feb 23, 2019 at 7:33 PM
    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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    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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        1. SUC

      Latest: Who is doing Ice Diving this season? abnfrog, Feb 22, 2019 at 2:23 PM
    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: anyone with diving advice on Anguilla? diverswifey, Feb 23, 2019 at 6:47 PM
    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: Playa Del Coco Dive op recommendations Steve the Baker, Feb 23, 2019 at 6:54 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: 95 y/o WW2 Vet sets Record Diver below 83, Feb 22, 2019 at 3:04 PM
    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: Vaccinations? CajunDiva, Feb 23, 2019 at 8:16 PM
    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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      Latest: Montevideo- Recommendations??? Gaetan, Feb 11, 2019
    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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      Latest: Back in SE FL Johnoly, Feb 23, 2019 at 8:09 PM
    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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    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: Suunto Eon Core SOLD zach613, Feb 23, 2019 at 6:54 PM
    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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    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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      Latest: LiveAboard.com is Hiring! LiveaboardCom, Feb 20, 2019 at 9:40 PM
    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: $40/month Verizon discounts for Veterans NelleG, Feb 18, 2019 at 6:26 PM
    2. Dive into Fitness

      A place to help each other continue healthy lifestyles.
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      Latest: LCHF or Ketogenic Diet RB7, Feb 17, 2019 at 2:23 PM
    3. Good Causes, Petitions and Solicitations

      A home for good causes, petitions & solicitations.
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      Latest: Hi All Pedro Burrito, Feb 19, 2019 at 8:38 AM
    4. 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: Post Your Pretty Funny Stuff Here АлександрД, Feb 18, 2019 at 4:08 AM
    5. Kudos

      Know someone that did something special? Start a 'Kudos thread' to honor them!
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      Latest: Thumbs up to Nick at MacDive! Chris H, Feb 19, 2019 at 4:54 PM
    6. 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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    7. Women's Community Forums

      A non-diving related forum for women to discuss women specific things in life.
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      Latest: Gay Women Divers diversteve, Jan 27, 2019