Third Edition Of ‘Best Dive Job’ Contest To Launch Soon

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The third edition of “The Best Dive Job In The World” contest will launch in the coming days, according to contest organizer and Indonesia-based dive outfit Blue Season Bali. The lucky winner will get to train for free to become a PADI-certified dive instructor on the island of Bali. As Blue Season Bali says in […]

U.S. Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Diver In Bahamas

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After 64 hours of looking, the U.S. Coast Guard last Wednesday suspended its search for a man who went missing during a shark dive off the coast of the Bahamas earlier in the week. Sixty-four-year-old John E. Petty from Longview, Texas, went shark diving last Sunday night near West End, Bahamas with eight others but […]

Mermaid Linden Reaches Kickstarter Campaign Goal

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Children’s ocean “edutainer” and swimming safety advocate (and DeeperBlue.com Friend & Contributor) Mermaid Linden has reached her Kickstarter goal to fund a second season of her popular “Mermaid Minute” web series. A very excited Mermaid Linden tells DeeperBlue.com: Today is a mermaid milestone in my life as a children’s ocean educator. I am overwhelmed in […]

SCUBAPRO Introduces New, Modular Sidemount X-TEK BC

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SCUBAPRO has introduced a new, modular system for its line of Sidemount X-TEC buoyancy compensators. Developed in collaboration with leading Sidemount cave divers, the new system sports “a better streamlined shape, maximum manoeuvrability under water, less back strain, easier entry into the water and increased underwater safety due to the simple accessibility of the air […]

Shark Shield Opens First U.S. Office

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Shark Shield this week announced the opening of its first U.S. office in St. Petersburg, Florida. According to the company announcement: After 12 years of leadership in the Australian spearfishing and dive market, we are now opening our U.S. office to support local U.S. spearfishers and divers and to educate other water sports enthusiasts on […]

US Freediving Announce Team USA 2014

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US Freediving have announced the selection of the USA Freediving Team. The team consists of four male and four female athletes. Selection was based on application from athletes with performances from International Ranking List freediving competitions within the last eighteen months. The team will be representing the United States at the AIDA World Team Freediving […]

Freediving Planet to Host Guillaume Nery Freediving Clinics in Philipines

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Freediving Planet, the Freediving School based on Cebu Island in the Philippines, has announced that Guillaume Nery will be working with them to host a 3 day Freediving Clinic between 17th – 20th October 2014. The Early Bird booking price of €700 is available till 15th July and includes: Welcome pack 3 full days of […]

[VIDEO] Carlos Correa – Colombian 68m National Record in Free Immersion

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Colombian Freediver, Carlos Correa recently set a new National Record in Free Immersion (FIM) by diving to 68m in the 2014 Caribbean Cup Freediving Competition in Roatan, Honduras.  You can see the record breaking dive in the video below.