Prince William Becomes New BSAC President

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The U.K.’s Prince William will become the new president of the British Sub-Aqua Club, the organization has announced. The Duke of Cambridge has taken over the lead from his father, Prince Charles, who took over the presidency from his father, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. William “has spoken of how he hopes his Presidency […]

Four National Records Broken At AIDA Cyprus 2014 Pool Games

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Four national records were achieved at this month’s AIDA Cyprus 2014 Pool Games. Andriana Bantu broke the Romanian National Record in static with a time of 6:34 (STA) and in the no fins discipline with an 88-meter swim (DYN). Mohamed Elmekkawi broke the Egyptian National record in dynamic with a distance of 100 meters (DYN) […]

SeaLife Introduces New Underwater Lighting Set

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Underwater shutterbugs now have a new choice when shopping around for lighting sets. SeaLife recently introduced the new Sea Dragon Duo 2000 underwater lighting set which features a pair of Sea Dragon 2000 light heads for a combined output of 4000 lumens. Both light heads offer pan-and-tilt adjustable movement and a 100-degree wide beam angle, […]

Pure Apnea 2014 Dynamic Bi-fin World Championship To Be Held In November

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Pure Apnea has announced that it will hold a dynamic bi-fin freediving world championship competition this coming November.  Pure Apnea has announced itself as a new Freediving education and competitive agency – very much like AIDA International and CMAS. The event will feature two competitions that will take place simultaneously — one in Brno, Czech […]

Emperor Divers’ Resort In Egypt Now Offering Freediving Packages

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Emperor Divers has introduced freediving at its Hamata resort in Egypt: The Red Sea offers year round tropical crystal clear warm waters, technicolour coral gardens and marvelous marine life combined with Hamata’s tranquil and peaceful sanctuary. Emperor Hamata also offers freediving lessons with Alessandro Pinna, an APNEA Academy Freediving Instructor with the ability to teach […]

SCUBAPRO Introduces MK21 Piston First-Stage Regulator

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SCUBAPRO this week introduced the new MK21 piston first-stage regulator. “The ease of breathing is what makes the MK21 outstanding,” according to SCUBAPRO. “The high rate of air flow guarantees smooth and undisturbed breathing, even when diving deep and with low cylinder pressure. The external fins optimise the heat exchange providing the MK21 with an […]

Huish Outdoors Acquires Liquivision

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Huish Outdoors has acquired dive computer company Liquivision Products Inc., it was announced recently. Huish Outdoors President Mike Huish said: “The addition of the Liquivision team and products to our growing dive business represents a big step forward for us and we’re very excited to have them on board. Liquivision‘s products will complement our Atomic […]

Fabien Cousteau’s Mission 31 To Begin On June 1

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Fabien Cousteau‘s Mission 31 team will begin its month-long underwater stay on June 1, the team announced this week. Cousteau‘s team will live and work in Aquarius, the world’s only underwater research lab. This will be the longest-duration mission in the lab’s history. Aquarius is deployed 63 feet beneath the sea off the coast of […]