Julie Clarke-Bush


Julie Clarke-Bush is a PADI Master Instructor and scuba industry veteran. Cave diving in Florida, reef diving in Indonesia, lake diving in Oklahoma and drift dives in the Galapagos are all dives in her log book.

Recent blog posts written by Julie Clarke-Bush

How to Be Your Dive Guide’s Favorite Diver

How to Be Your Dive Guide’s Favorite Diver

29 February, 2016 at 1:30 am Comments are Disabled

If you’re the kind of person who was the teacher’s pet in school, you might wonder what the equivalent is in the scuba world. Besides tipping fairly, there are various other things you can do to warrant being the dive guide’s favorite diver. #1 Appreciate the rental gear. If you’ve booked […]

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7 Facts about Sea Lions

7 Facts about Sea Lions

28 February, 2016 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

Sea lions are some of the most adorable creatures that you’ll find in the sea. In fact, the name “sea lion” may be a bit of a misnomer. “Sea puppy” might be a better fit. Of course, this is purely an opinion, and you’re probably looking for a few sea […]

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8 Scuba Accessories Divers Can’t Live Without

8 Scuba Accessories Divers Can’t Live Without

27 February, 2016 at 1:00 am Comments are Disabled

“The only thing that separates us from the animals is our ability to accessorize” – Clairee Belcher When it comes to dive equipment, your tank and regulator give you air, your mask helps you see, and your fins help you move. They are all essential pieces of equipment for diving. Scuba accessories […]

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A Guide to Being Friends With a Scuba Dork

A Guide to Being Friends With a Scuba Dork

13 January, 2016 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Sometimes it’s hard for non-divers to understand what could possibly be so great about diving that you’d be willing to spend every weekend diving locally and all your vacations in the tropics. You spend too much time and money on diving, and you’re not apologetic about it. To others, it may seem […]

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Divemaster and Jedi Master: The Force is Strong with Both

Divemaster and Jedi Master: The Force is Strong with Both

22 December, 2015 at 1:11 pm Comments are Disabled

After waiting for 10 long years, Star Wars fans are finally able to watch the seventh installment in the Star Wars series, The Force Awakens. All the hype has us thinking: Have you ever thought about how many similarities there are between a Jedi Master and a Divemaster? Both Jedi Masters and […]

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The Secret to Identifying Fish – Up to 4000 species

The Secret to Identifying Fish – Up to 4000 species

29 November, 2015 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

When there are more than 21,000 species of fish around the world and more than 4,000 species that live on coral reefs, how is it possible for “the guy with all the PADI cards” to be so good at identifying fish? All you know what to do is say, “I saw […]

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