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Abalone Season Opens on North Coast; 4 Divers Rescued in First 3 Days

Abalone season opened on April 1st along Sonoma and Mendocino counties. It also brought with it the dangerous reality of abalone diving. In Sonoma County, county lifeguards rescued four people …

Self-sufficiency and the Art of Buddy Diving

Self-sufficiency is fairly easy to define: something along the lines of being able to provide for oneself without help from others; by relying on your own capabilities, judgment and resources. …

Here’s How To Stay Fit For Diving, Even During The Holidays

The holidays seem to pop up on the calendar sooner each year. Not only that, they blend together lasting from October through January. This favorite time of year challenges almost …

Dive into the Pink: Breast Cancer Survivors, Supporters Raise Funds For Research

The first annual DIVE INTO THE PINK was a day of celebration, compassion, friendship, costumes and diving. “Today, we raised almost $1300 for the Young Survival Coalition and Project Pink Tank – …

5 Important Rules For Dive Safety This Lobster Season

With the warmer ocean waters from the coming El Nino, this year’s lobster season (which runs October 3 to March 16) could be one of the best in years for the many California divers. It’s …

North Coast Divers Heed Warnings; Conditions Still Rough In Sonoma

After a tragic last weekend where 3 abalone divers lost their lives and several others required rescues, north coast diving conditions remained rough, and only a handful of divers challenged the ocean along …

Off To A Rough Start: 3 Mendocino Abalone Divers Die, Sonoma Divers Rescued

Three divers on the Mendocino coastline braved challenging ocean conditions and ended up losing their lives in the first fatalities of the 2015 abalone season. The Fire Department was called …

Public Safety Divers: Dedicated To Serving The Public 24 / 7

Scuba divers and surface-supplied divers perform many important tasks in the underwater world. While recreational divers may specialize in exploring shipwrecks, underwater photography, dive training, or hunting and collecting, commercial …

Crab Gets Ambushed By Octopus – On Land

When you’re a crab, you know that if you see an octopus underwater you better start running. But being out of the water is safe territory, right? Apparently not. This crab …

PADI Now Offering Medical, Dental And Life Insurance

PADI (The Professional Association of Dive Instructors) is now offering more than dive insurance to their members – they are now offering medical, dental, and life insurance programs as well …