Recent Articles

  • Naval Forces Under the Sea: The Rest of the Story

    The intent of the book Naval Forces Under the Sea: The Rest of the Story is to record the of the U.S. Navy’s undersea story that were left untold, and to give details of the whole story to include how man, through the U.S. Navy, challenged the oceans’ depths—how they sometimes lost and how they sometimes won. The Navy has …Read More »

  • DUI Xm450 Insulation Jumpsuit

    With feedback from divers around the world, DUI combined Thinsulate™ Ultra 400 Type BZ with Polartec® PowerStretch® to create a new ultra-warm and close fitting dry suit undergarment. The Polartec PowerStretch panels are strategically placed for maximum mobility in the armpits, mid-back, around the waist, knees and down the sides of the legs. The outer shell is wind-and-spray resistant with …Read More »

  • Agrees With Article

    Hi Dale,Really enjoyed your article Diving is a Social Activity. This really sums it up for me. In 2000 I was certified. Before scuba diving I was into to saltwater fishing for many years. Since getting into scuba, I have not had a rod in my hands. You are right about all aspects of diving, it a real social activity. …Read More »

  • truWest Dive Parka

    truWest, a premier manufacturer of dive parkas, also specializes in custom manufactured parkas in choice of colors. truWest dive parkas offer maximum protection against Mother Nature on a bad day. Features include, a waterproof shell fabric, thick truArctic fleece liners, triple stitched stress seams and bar-tacked reinforced welt pockets. truWest dive parkas are available in 15 outside colors and 16 …Read More »

  • Sport Chalet Opens New Stores; Updating Website

    Sport Chalet has recently added three new locations in California: West Los Angeles, Concord, and Menifee, as well as opening a new store located in La Cañada to replace its original store. All four of these stores feature scuba departments and the Menifee and La Cañada stores have pools on-site. Sport Chalet also plans a transition of the newly designed …Read More »

  • California Marine Life Protection Act Dives into Southern California

    California’s divers are the “eyes and ears” under the water, providing critical insight on the status of California’s near shore marine resources. Your intimate relationship with the ocean makes you an invaluable asset for successful implementation of the Marine Life Protection Act Initiative! First, a bit of history. In 1999, the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) was passed, requiring California …Read More »

  • California Wreck Divers Annual Banquet

    Veteran shipwreck explorer Patrick Clyne will be the guest speaker at the California Wreck Divers Annual Banquet to be held March 7, 2009, in El Segundo, California. Pat Clyne was the Executive Vice President and actively involved in all of the various Mel Fisher enterprises for over 35 years, including the recovery projects of the Spanish galleons Atocha and Santa …Read More »

  • 28th Annual Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup

    The 28th Annual Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup will be held on Saturday, February 21, 2009. Once a year the Avalon Harbor Department permits diving in Avalon Harbor—the Avalon Underwater Cleanup. This event, which is steeped in over a quarter century of tradition, brings together over 500 divers from California and other western states, as well as many foreign countries. In …Read More »

  • Whale Fiesta

    Cabrillo Marine Aquarium (CMA) will celebrate the 39th anniversary of the annual Whale Fiesta on Sunday, January 25, 2009, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For the past 38 years, this fun-filled family event, co-sponsored by Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Cetacean Society, has been held to celebrate marine mammals, and the beginning of the …Read More »

  • Diving the Far Pacific: A Taste of Chuuk (Truk) and Palau DVD

    Diving the Far Pacific: A Taste of Chuuk (Truk) and Palau DVD

    Diving the Far Pacific: A Taste of Chuuk (Truk) and Palau is the latest DVD video from Hammerhead Video. The program takes you on a tropical adventure to dive the wrecks of Chuuk and the reefs of Palau. These are two of the most exciting dive destinations in the world. In Chuuk Lagoon you’ll see ships, planes, tanks, torpedoes, gas …Read More »

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