RAID Launches Latin America Office RAID International is proud to announce the establishment of their Latin America Office with leadership provided by well-known dive industry ground breaker; Sacha Bernasconi. The RAID Latin America Office will service Mexico, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Cuba, Belize, Brazil, Venezuela, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Puerto Rico, Peru, Paraguay and Bolivia. RAID International CEO, …read more here!
Ahmed Gabr – World Record Attempt, Sponsors Dive Flag App are proud to be sponsoring Ahmed Gabr’s world record attempt to dive 350m. Ahmed Gabr will be attempting this world record in Dahab Egypt. This world record attempt will take 14.5 hours to complete and here are some of the other magnificent sponsors helping to make this dream become a reality. H2O Divers Dahab H2O Divers’ crew of experienced Instructors have been diving in Dahab and around the world for over 20 years. We are …read more here!
On the 18th of September 2014, Ahmed Gabr will be attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the deepest scuba dive by going to 350m below sea level. 1. Why are you attempting this record? It is the usual question I have been asked for quite a long time now. I am trying to break the record as an experiment. I would like to do something for my country, which is very important, especially in these days. Someone has to open the door. If you keep doing the same things, you will end up …read more here!
Orcas in Cocos Island September 2014 Check out this amazing footage shared with us from the Undersea Hunter Group. This amazing live-aboard operator provides you with the most incredible diving you can experience whilst enabling you to do so in luxury. We enjoyed our last trip on-board and hope you add this trip to your bucket-list and make it come true! The King’s Fall from Undersea Hunter Group on Vimeo. Imagine the thrill of a normal dive in Cocos Island… and then imagine the …read more here!
“In the future, I’ll be more careful about having good ideas so I don’t end up having to weld in 45 degree heat.” So says Frank Vahrenhorst, one of the team responsible for helping Ahmed Gabr attempt to reach 350m on open circuit scuba this month. Frank’s role on the team has been to manage the giant floating pyramid that supports the line that Ahmed will be descending down, and the 30m deco ladder that will enable the divers to have a resting place during the long deco stops …read more here!
SIR RICHARD BRANSON EMBARKS ON MANKIND’S GREATEST DIVING CHALLENGE Monday, April 11, 2011 – 14:19 Diving specialists Poseidon will be the diving partner in Virgin Oceanic’s expedition into the five oceans’ deepest trenches. The Virgin Oceanic team will use Poseidon’s state-of-the-art breathing technology and other diving equipment. Poseidon’s engineers may consult in developing the Virgin Oceanic Expedition’s primary breathing system, …read more here!
Why learn to skate, sky dive, surf, para-glide, ski, sail, or snowboard…it’s another sporting adventure. But it’s more than that; diving opens a world of opportunities. For me I was born in Bougainville – go on, find it on a map – and here I learnt to swim. I had the fortune of learning in a pristine environment with crystal clear waters and an amazing marine adventureland. Colourful reefs, incredible drop offs and lots of marine life. Being young I was limited to the surface …read more here!
SCUBA diving is an amazing experience, one that I’ve had the fortune of participating in for a number of years now without injury. Still the most common reaction from family, friends and colleagues when I discuss my diving experiences is, ‘but aren’t you afraid of sharks?’ If you’ve decided to take the plunge you are likely to be comfortable with sharing the marine environment with these amazing creatures. In fact the most vicious marine life I have encountered is the damsel-fish who are …read more here!
Szilvia Gogh is an amazing person and amazing diver! Chances are she has accomplished more in her lifetime than you have even imagined. She is a Renaissance Woman with many interests but her underlying passion is for SCUBA and the rewards it has to offer those who pursue it wholeheartedly. “Luck comes to those who stay busy while waiting” . Luck is not what it seems when it comes to opportunities and Szilvia knows all about putting in the work that brings the “luck”. She is …read more here!
What is Dive Flag App? Dive Flag App is one of the world’s largest & fastest growing on-line dive communities. Dive Flag App has been available for 18 months and has undergone 14 version updates with the next 8 large scale revisions scheduled for over the next 5 months. During this time Dive Flag App has grown to over 220,000 members worldwide with extensive industry partnerships. We are proud to have held the top downloaded ‘sporting application’ position in the iTunes App stores in a number …read more here!