About Amphibious Outfitters After nearly 20 years serving the Diving Community, we feel blessed to have partnered with the best people in the industry. Together we have built the A/O® Brand, with appeal ranging from the recreational to hard core professional divers.In a continuing effort to provide only the leading edge designs, printing and style, A/O® will spend the next 18 months connecting with today’s diver. We will explore alternatives to the cut/weight of the garment, …read more here!
Speciality Gas Diving Enriched air nitrox (EAN) diving adds a new freedom to scuba with some special considerations. Regular mix for scuba diving is ‘air’ which consists of 21% oxygen; nitrox diving increases the oxygen content to between 32-36%, though advanced nitrox diving or technical diving can increase this percentage further. During your open water course you would have spent considerable time learning about the affect nitrogen has on the body and the importance of monitoring this …read more here!
Introducing POSEIDON SE7EN The Next Generation Rebreather Orlando, Florida – November 6, 2013 – Poseidon Diving Systems, AB, has officially launched the POSEIDON SE7EN Rebreather whose predecessor is the highly acclaimed MKVI, the world’s first recreational rebreather. The SE7EN is the Next Generation Rebreather that offers the ultimate in recreational/technical versatility. The POSEIDON SE7EN boasts seven (7) new benefits that were incorporated as a result of intensive research …read more here!
I was taught that all I needed to scuba dive was to be able to breathe underwater so my most important items are my regulators. In essence these are a primary element of the Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus or SCUBA kit, they deliver the air from your tank to your body. Regulators are part of your lifeline and enjoyment of experiencing the underwater world. Hence these must be comfortable – its no use spending an hour under the surface and constantly fiddling with your regs because …read more here!
Scuba diving opens up travel opportunities by allowing us to explore the other 70% of our planet. Here are a few tips to get you started if you’re keen on slipping beneath the surface and experiencing a whole new freedom. There are a lot of dive schools though the two most common today are PADI and SSI. Both offer global certification and there is really little between them. So instead of getting caught up with this aspect: find a local dive school and get to know the instructors – …read more here!
Stop! Think! Act! When I started diving I wanted to know everything, so I researched: blogs, videos, books, articles, textbooks – the lot…see I’m a bit of a nerd and I need to know everything about something to be prepared (pity I was never a girl scout). I read books on diving accidents, I watched a few really bad movies that had little to do with diving but mentioned it in their blurb and I read a lot. The most important lesson I learnt actually came from my professional background …read more here!
Rodney Fox Shark Expedition Filming, Diving and Research Expeditions with RODNEY and ANDREW FOX. Since pioneering shark cage diving nearly 50-years ago, Rodney Fox and his son Andrew have been at the very forefront of human interaction with Great White Sharks. As primary advocates for these creatures, their expeditions and research have educated the public and attracted adventurers from around the world. Our live aboard expedition vessel “Princess II” departs Port Lincoln in South Australia …read more here!
About Whites Frank White Senior founded Whites in 1956. It was the first wetsuit manufacturing company in Canada, and first drysuit manufacturing company in North America. Half a century later, the company continues to set the standard for cold water drysuits and accessories. Their products are the result of proven manufacturing techniques and advanced materials. Patterns are developed using sophisticated computer design technology and relentless testing in the most extreme conditions. …read more here!
Earthwatch! Join an Earthwatch expedition and be part of a unique opportunity to dive with the gentle Manta Rays for scientific research. Individual manta rays can be identified by the unique patterns found on their underside. Earthwatch scientists are working to develop the Manta Identification Database, an online resource that allows divers to contribute their own photographs. The information gathered can be used to significantly improve species and habitat management plans. Hear from the …read more here!
Like most little girls Katrin Felton dreamed about being a real life mermaid since she saw Disney’s movie “The Little Mermaid” for the first time. She asked her father, a policeman of the special commando of the German police, if he could get her a mermaid costume in which she could swim. As he was always very protective he told Kat she would drown if she went in the water with her legs tied together. So Kat never asked him again about a mermaid tail but in her dreams she was still imagining …read more here!