An Uncommon Encounter with Geriatrics Gone Wild It Really Is Possible to Scream Underwater in Your Regulator! A Thong and a Speargun: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Vertical and Vomiting – Boat Diving in Rough Seas

An Uncommon Encounter with Geriatrics Gone Wild

There are some things after night diving that you just don’t need to see..

It Really Is Possible to Scream Underwater in Your Regulator!

An encounter with a really large tarpon out for dinner at night is both startling and breathtaking.

A Thong and a Speargun: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Just because you possess a speargun, doesn’t mean you should use it!

Vertical and Vomiting – Boat Diving in Rough Seas

Don’t get too close to new Open Water divers in this boat on rough waters!

Here is the sea, great and wide, teeming with things innumerable, living creatures both small and great.   Psalms 104:25

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Lionfish at NightJoin us and discover various creatures, great and small, that we have encountered during our scuba diving adventures. Our Fun Fact about each critter depicts our personal experience with the featured reef life in each article.


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01st May 2013
scuba mask, long hose & regulator

Three Dive Gear Essentials I Won’t Dive Without

In almost 40 years of scuba diving, I’ve had the opportunity to try different types of scuba gear and refine my preferences in different diving situations and conditions. Heck, I...

29th Apr 2013
View from atop Mt. Harvard

Hiking Mt. Harvard

When you live in the high desert as we do, there can be several weeks or sometimes months, where it is just not possible to scuba dive frequently, unfortunately. So...

29th Apr 2013
Staghorn Coral

Staghorn Coral

Staghorn coral is a stony coral which reaches outward with its many branches, and it can be found in the reefs of Florida, the Bahamas, Caribbean Islands and the Great...

29th Apr 2013
Large iguana lizard on rocks

Iguana Lizard

This unusual lizard typically lives on rocks around the coast in tropical climates, diving into the sea occasionally to feed on underwater algae or seed weed. They have short blunt...

29th Apr 2013


The cuttlefish is closely related to the Caribbean reef squid, and these graceful creatures are often found in shallower waters in the Caribbean, South Florida and the Bahamas. The cuttlefish...

27th Apr 2013
Front-Zip Wetsuit

Front-zip Versus Back-zip Wetsuits

We’ve all been there: scrambling to suit up on a boat headed out to the dive site at a nice clip on a windy day. Or perhaps it’s blazing hot...

27th Apr 2013
Dive Gear to Pack

Five Ways to Pack Smart for Your Next Dive Trip

With the airlines’ checked-bag restrictions these days, how can you pack efficiently for your next dive trip and still take everything that you need? Notice, I said need. Not necessarily...

27th Apr 2013
Dive Gear

To Rent Dive Gear or Not to Rent?

Packing for a dive trip these days can be tricky, especially with travel and luggage restrictions. To help decide if you really need to bring your own gear or not,...