Support the Catalina Island Hyperbaric Chamber at Chamber Day 2014

Wednesday, May 7, is the date for Chamber Day 2014 — be sure to mark your calendar! The USC… [more]

Support the Catalina Island Hyperbaric Chamber at Chamber Day 2014 Support the Catalina Island Hyperbaric Chamber at Chamber Day 2014

Make Every Dive Safer with the Nautilus Lifeline GPS VHF Safety Radio

California divers do a lot of offshore diving, and we’re fortunate to have at least 50 dive charter… [more]

Make Every Dive Safer with the Nautilus Lifeline GPS VHF Safety Radio Make Every Dive Safer with the Nautilus Lifeline GPS VHF Safety Radio

An Interview with Dr. Lee Spence – Discoverer of the Confederate Submarine HL Hunley

No stranger to controversy, Dr. Lee Spence is an internationally known expert on shipwrecks and… [more]

An Interview with Dr. Lee Spence – Discoverer of the Confederate Submarine HL Hunley An Interview with Dr. Lee Spence - Discoverer of the Confederate Submarine HL Hunley

Scuba Diving “Outside of the Box” – California diver enjoys an uncaged dive with white sharks

I first saw Amos Nachoum’s pictures of his cage-less scuba dives with white sharks online, shortly… [more]

Scuba Diving “Outside of the Box” – California diver enjoys an uncaged dive with white sharks Scuba Diving "Outside of the Box" – California diver enjoys an uncaged dive with white sharks

Amazing bronze sculptures beautifully capture the underwater world

Kirk McGuire was born in Placerville, California – less than a 3 hour drive to the ocean. Ironically,… [more]

Amazing bronze sculptures beautifully capture the underwater world Amazing bronze sculptures beautifully capture the underwater world

Six lights in one: Light & Motion’s new GoBe light system

Light & Motion, based in Monterey, has just released their newest light – The GoBe. The GoBe… [more]

Six lights in one: Light & Motion’s new GoBe light system Six lights in one: Light & Motion's new GoBe light system

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Kirk McGuire’s Shares his Latest Work; Featured in GQ Magazine

Kirk McGuire, an accomplished sculpture artist featured on CaliforniaDiver.com, has recently sent us some of his latest work. Shown below are two flying fish sculptures currently in progress. “They are […] Continue...
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Support the Catalina Island Hyperbaric Chamber at Chamber Day 2014

Wednesday, May 7, is the date for Chamber Day 2014 — be sure to mark your calendar! The USC Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber, located on the campus of the USC Wrigley Marine Science Center at […] Continue...
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Make Every Dive Safer with the Nautilus Lifeline GPS VHF Safety Radio

California divers do a lot of offshore diving, and we’re fortunate to have at least 50 dive charter boats who regularly take scuba divers out for single or multiple days […] Continue...
1902 sketch by R.G. Skerrett of the Confederate States submarine torpedo boat H.L. Hunley, From the private archives of Dr. E. Lee Spence.

An Interview with Dr. Lee Spence – Discoverer of the Confederate Submarine HL Hunley

No stranger to controversy, Dr. Lee Spence is an internationally known expert on shipwrecks and sunken treasures. He is one of five people in the world with a Doctor of […] Continue...
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Scuba Diving “Outside of the Box” – California diver enjoys an uncaged dive with white sharks

I first saw Amos Nachoum’s pictures of his cage-less scuba dives with white sharks online, shortly after returning from my initial trip to Guadalupe Island. I was floored. I knew […] Continue...
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Iceland: Scuba Diving in the Land of Fire and Ice

Whiteout! Well, it shouldn’t have been too much of a surprise. We were, after all, driving along the northern coast of Iceland at the end of winter. 50 MPH (25mps) […] Continue...
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San Francisco Seafood Distributor busted with 2,000 lbs. of shark fins

Cited for the crime was Michael Kwong, 42, the owner of Kwong Yip, Inc. Investigators allegedly found his business full of shark fins, ready for sale. Investigators collected 2,138 pounds […] Continue...
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Amazing bronze sculptures beautifully capture the underwater world

Kirk McGuire was born in Placerville, California – less than a 3 hour drive to the ocean. Ironically, he didn’t actually get to see it until he was 17 years […] Continue...
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My First Scuba Dives in California Waters – Diving Monterey, December 2013

The meandering topography of Puget Sound, my home since 2004, offers in winter a good number of shore dive sites sheltered from inclement weather. However, its relentless overcast sky can […] Continue...
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