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Positivity and Keys Strong After Irma

Positivity and Keys Strong After Irma

24 October, 2017 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

Written by PADI AmbassaDiver, Jack Fishman Much like the thick limestone structure of a bountiful coral reef ecosystem in the face of a category 4 hurricane, the resilience of the people in south Florida is powerful. When I moved to the Keys three years ago, I was struck by the passion […]

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Texas Ready to Welcome Back Divers After Hurricane Harvey

Texas Ready to Welcome Back Divers After Hurricane Harvey

24 October, 2017 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

The damage Harvey left in its path was record breaking, with massive flooding that caused more than 30,000 people to flee to Houston shelters. The estimated cost of repairs is a hefty $190 billion US (compared to Hurricane Katrina at $125 billion US and Hurricane Sandy at $65 billion US). […]

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Where to Dive After Hurricane Irma and Maria

Where to Dive After Hurricane Irma and Maria

24 October, 2017 at 8:53 am Comments are Disabled

  Some of our most beloved dive destinations have suffered severe devastation after an active hurricane season, including power outages, water shortages and extensive damage to property, leaving the dive community wondering how to help – and when the dive shops will be open again for business. Though the damage […]

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Hurricane Relief Efforts

Hurricane Relief Efforts

19 September, 2017 at 3:08 pm Comments are Disabled

After three powerful storms hit Texas, Florida, the US East Coast, Puerto Rico and many Caribbean islands, it has been a difficult time for the millions of people affected by evacuations, flooding, electrical outages and loss of loved ones.We empathize with our friends, family and colleagues after the Category 4 […]

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Surf Expo Returns to Orlando September 7-9

Surf Expo Returns to Orlando September 7-9

5 September, 2017 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

Calling all Florida divers! Join us at Surf Expo on Saturday, September 8th to learn more about the PADI Freediver™ course and meet some of our team!  The show features more than 2,500 booths of apparel and hardgoods and a full line-up of special events, including fashion shows, annual awards ceremonies, […]

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Top Dive Sites in Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Top Dive Sites in Ocho Rios, Jamaica

16 August, 2017 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

Have you ever been interested in scuba diving in Jamaica? Ocho Rios, or Ochi, is located on the beautiful North East side of the island, in the parish of St. Ann, and is situated near the Jamaican Blue Mountains – and is a thriving tourist area with a beautiful underwater […]

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