John Griffith

John Griffith is an avid SCUBA and Freediver based in Southeast Florida, with over 34 years of experience in the recreational, military and commercial dive fields. Retired from military service, John completed Bachelor Degrees in both Business Administration and Journalism, a M.Ed and PhD in Education. John is a driven conservationist and social activist...with a great passion for sharks, cigars, rum and writing. John is an Associate Editor with DeeperBlue.com.

1000 Mermaids Artificial Reef Project

"This project promote eco-friendly awareness and support for the ocean, but it will also become the stage for a world-renowned snorkeling destination, research opportunities, eco-tourism, and countless other benefits."

OMNA Marine Tourniquet

The OMNA tourniquet is made for salt water, corrosion-resistant, and wearable in the form of a bracelet/anklet. It also offers an optional surfboard leash.

Linger Longer with Gili Gear Bags

"...a mission to make high quality, durable gear bags with an important difference of being eco-sustainable."

Hammerhead Technical Masks Feature APEX Lens Technology

Manufactured in a process that eliminates iron oxide impurities, APEX Lens Technology is able to transmit almost all the light available for a sharper, less distorted and more "true-to-life" view.

Core Surf Making Waves in Cape Canaveral

"I know quite a few surfers who dive as well. I was certified at 13, and I know that surfing and diving have been a big part of my life."
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Latest Posts

747 Jumbo Jet Converted Into Artificial Reef Off Bahrain

A retired Boeing 747 was recently sunk to become an artificial reef off the coast of Bahrain, where it will rest at around 24 meters/79 feet below the surface to allow novice divers access to the aircraft at shallower depths.

Andy Phillips Dies In Tragic Dive Accident

Andy Phillips, a British dive professional who called Utila, Honduras home for nearly two decades, passed away last week in a dive accident in Canada.

Florida Underwater Music Festival Scheduled For July

The 35th annual Lower Keys Underwater Music Festival will be held on July 12-13, 2019.

Profile: Kiki Bosch

Meet Kiki Bosch. She is, without doubt, one of the worlds best ice freedivers who goes diving into freezing water in just a bikini

Oyster Diving To Host Annual Paddle-Round-the-Pier

Oyster Diving will host the scuba diving side of the Paddle-Round-the-Pier beach festival this year.