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Scuba Diving and Sailing for Teens

Scuba Diving and Sailing for Teens

8 August, 2018 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

Looking for a life changing summer camp focused on all things ocean? ActionQuest, founded in the mid-eighties, offers scuba and sailing summer adventure camps for teens in the British Virgin Islands. Students live aboard a fleet of sailboats for three week sessions, learning to sail and dive all along the […]

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Why I Started a Women’s Dive + Yoga Retreat

Why I Started a Women’s Dive + Yoga Retreat

12 July, 2018 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

Written by PADI AmbassaDiver Alex Baackes After seven years as a travel blogger, an online influencer, an underwater videographer, a PADI AmbassaDiver, and beyond, I’m throwing a new ball into the mix of everything I juggle: creating and running women’s dive and yoga retreats, starting in Thailand. From August 19th […]

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Join PADI at Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo, April 14-15

Join PADI at Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo, April 14-15

12 April, 2018 at 8:10 am Comments are Disabled

Ready for a weekend of fun? Join PADI® staff members at the Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA from April 14-15 2018. This event promises an exciting mix of seminars, workshops, exhibits and entertainment for just about anyone who loves the ocean world. At the show, you can: Explore diving […]

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FINAL DUTY – The USS Clamagore is Planned to be Florida’s Newest Addition

FINAL DUTY – The USS Clamagore is Planned to be Florida’s Newest Addition

6 March, 2018 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

Artificial reefs aren’t only an attraction for divers and marine life, but they’re also a great way to honor the history of retired vessels and the veterans that served on them. From Key West’s USAFS Vandenberg to the Florida Panhandle Shipwreck Trail’s USS Oriskany, artificial reefs have been drawing in […]

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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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