Archive for November, 2013

by in Dive, DiveBuzz

Mola Mola Madness – The sunfish of Nusa Penida

Crystal Bay, Nusa Penida, Bali Hovering motionless, gazing into the blue abyss. Praying for Lady Luck. Hoping. We waited. Under more normal circumstances, the vibrant reef life, pristine corals, deep drop offs and crystal clear waters would be enough to capture our attention. This is certainly no normal place though. Finally, as if in slow motion, our dreams were realised. [...]

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Dive community contributes to Philippines relief effort

In the wake of the devastation left by the passage of Super Typhoon Haiyan through the central Philippines, liveaboard dive boat operator Worldwide Dive and Sail (WWDAS) was quick to weigh into the relief effort, ferrying supplies to remote communities inaccessible by land. The first ‘mercy mission’ was to the island of Malapascua, a dive location renowned for interaction with [...]

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by in Gear

Poor eyesight and diving

Are you new to diving? Perhaps you have less than perfect eyesight? Are you wondering what your options are for seeing underwater or indeed whether you can dive at all with less than perfect eyesight? If so, read on! Why do I need to be able to see clearly underwater? Of course, one of the primary reasons why we dive [...]

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