New Shearwater Peregrine Dive Computer

Shearwater have announced their newest dive computer, the PEREGRINE, a simple and accessible, full colour, multi-gas dive computer that will be easy to use for divers of all experience levels. The Peregrine has four diving modes – Air, Nitrox, 3 Gas Nitrox and Gauge. With simplified recreational dive modes, full decompression support, built-in quick dive planner […]

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Attention Washington divers – your help is needed!

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is conducting a study of licensed anglers to learn more about fishing, shellfishing, and diving participation and preferences so that they can better manage specific fisheries and opportunities. Your answers are very important to the Department, and the survey will only take approximately 5 minutes. Your answers will be […]

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Summer 2020

Digital issue – Summer 2020 available to read now. Subscribe for direct delivery of our glorious print magazine! Features this issue: EXCLUSIVE: Pat 2 – Jill Heinerth discusses decompression illness and denial, part two focuses on demyst the dive computer EXCLUSIVE: The colourful history of the Solomon Islands, by Brandon Cole EXCLUSIVE: Back to Bonaire […]

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Mental Health and Diving

Words by Lorie Laroche and Dr. Neal W Pollock Health is a state of overall physical, mental, and social wellness. Good mental health involves the ability to live to one’s full potential, to face normal life stressors, to work productively, and to be able to contribute to the community. It includes at least some social […]

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Pacific Herring

Words and Photo By Maxwel Hohn One of the most abundant fishes in BC’s coastal waters, Pacific herring are a keystone species for the marine food web and support a diversity of marine predators. Each spring (peaking in March), millions of Pacific herring migrate from the offshore waters to more sheltered nearshore bays and estuaries to […]

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Cayman and the Virus

By Drew McArthur In West Bay Grand Cayman, local divemaster Ragime Powery is aboard Divetech vessel Atamyway. His job is to turn the engine over to prevent it from seizing and generally make sure everything still works. The captain who used to take out dive charters twice a day, seven days a week would usually […]

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Cayman Islands honours World Oceans Month

Caymanian Ocean Champions Launch Essential Experiences and Observe Marine Sustainability to Preserve Future Memories in the Cayman Islands for Years to Come As a leading Caribbean destination, the Cayman Islands knows a thing or two about maintaining the beauty and diversity of the ocean environment across all three of its islands. In celebration of World […]

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Sidemount: Keeping diving accessible for seniors

Aging divers and divers with physical limitations could find freedom within their gear configuration… Words by: W. H. “Hank” Halliday Recent issues of DIVER have featured sidemount diving: one focused on the need to practice skills and the other related to cave diving. I suggest a third, covering a lesser known application. Sidemount diving can […]

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Lightroom Presets for underwater photography

Get your underwater image edited in under one minute! Tobias Friedrich knows a thing or two about Adobe Lightroom. In fact his image of a humpback is used by Adobe as the loading screen. He’s also a highly published photographer and in recent years has had more covers on DIVER magazine than any other shooter. […]

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The Ice Man Mario Cyr

The first person to film polar bears from the water—meet the fish man who lives under the ice, and stores his beer there too… Words by Jill Heinerth Mario Cyr’s name should be known to all Canadians, from coast to coast to coast. However, our French speaking citizens do not always receive the recognition they […]

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Interview: Jared Hires

General Manager at Dive Rite How long have you been diving? My first diving experiences were around age 5. I started out breathing from my dad’s long hose while he was debriefing cave students between dives. Soon after that I had my own custom-built harness and my first set of doubles, AL 13s. I was […]

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Scuba Diver Recycled Plastic Cloth Face Mask

Kids Sea Camp has designed this regulator mask made from 100% recycled ocean materials and is Global Recycled certified. It comes with 1 filter. Refills can be ordered separately. Kids Sea Camp picked a ScubaPro regulator because they have been supporting our Kids Sea Camp families around the world for 20 years with fins, masks, […]

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Zero visibility searches with an underwater metal detector

The Pulse 8X from JW Fishers has provided operators with the right tool for the job for over 25 years and is still the leading underwater metal detector in use worldwide by law enforcement, military, fire and rescue departments, public safety dive teams, commercial divers, and wreck hunters. The recent addition of the SAR-1 underwater […]

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Introducing the New SeaLife Micro 3.0 Camera

Coming June 1st! Getting started with underwater photography and video is easy with the new Micro 3.0 from SeaLife.   Even the first time underwater photographer will find breathtaking images.   It’s easy with SeaLife’s intuitive underwater scene modes – simply enter the conditions you’re diving in or if you have an external light, and […]

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Keeping Orcas Wild

By Jean-Michel Cousteau and Holly Lohuis I have written extensively about my fascination, respect, and love for orcas. I believe they are our counterparts in the sea. Orcas are intelligent, they live in culturally rich families known as pods, speak different languages and dialects, and express feelings of empathy and depression when their loved ones […]

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