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2011-06-07 07:11:00

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PADI, the world's largest diver training organization, today announced its support of Project AWARE Foundation's new movement to protect the ocean and its inhabitants, which will launch on World Ocean Day, June 8. On this day, the 21-year-old foundation will re-launch with new strategies to combine grassroots action with policy change to protect the ocean. The PADI organization has been a proud supporter of Project AWARE and...

2011-05-25 10:20:00

BOSTON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series announced that the sixth stop of its global tour will port in Boston Harbor at Fan Pier on August 20. Rather than natural cliffs, the divers will use the cantilever roof of the Institute of Contemporary Art building on Fan Pier as their diving platform which soars 80 feet above the water's edge. The Boston leg of the tour will be the Series' first-ever east coast stop in the United States, and for the...

2011-05-18 12:55:00

SAN DIEGO, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone loves a great treasure hunt, and DEMA has officially launched their new real-life, environmentally-friendly, in-water game called DiveCaching. "We're extremely excited to be introducing this to the diving and snorkeling community," said Tom Ingram, Executive Director of DEMA. "It's a simple in-water activity that can be conducted almost anywhere, regardless of visibility or dive conditions, allowing divers to explore new sites and visit...

2011-05-06 00:00:29

New Jersey Luxury Pool Builder Cipriano Custom Swimming Pools and Landscaping Offers Ten Tips on Pool Safety to Help Prevent Pool Related Injuries and Raise Awareness of Pool Safety Month This May Ramsey, NJ (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 In the past, all homeowners and swimmers heard about pool safety was, "Wait a half-hour to swim after you eat!" Since then, the post-meal swimming myth has been "Busted", but swimming pool injuries continue to pop up all over the country. This April some frightening...

2011-02-01 00:37:19

Parents are being urged to get their kids swimming after international research revealed more under 5s know how to play a computer game than swim. (PRWeb UK) January 31, 2011 Parents are being urged to get their kids swimming after international research revealed more under 5s know how to play a computer game than swim. The ASA, the national governing body for all things swimming, is worried about the trend revealed in the AVG's Digital Diaries global research*, especially as it includes...

2010-11-12 12:45:14

Leatherback turtles are remarkably versatile divers. Routinely diving to depths of several hundred meters, leatherbacks are occasionally known to plunge as deep as 1250m. The animals probably plumb the depths to avoid predators, search for prey and avoid heat in the tropics. However it wasn't clear how these mammoth reptiles regulate their buoyancy as they plunge down. Sabrina Fossette from Swansea University explains that no one knew how the turtles descended so far: do they swim down or...

2010-06-21 04:00:00

NEW YORK, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- To aid in providing vacationers and water sports enthusiasts with accurate and current first-hand information of water conditions and proximity of oil emanating from the recent spill, and to counter misconceptions that the entire Gulf coast is contaminated and closed to water-sports activities such as scuba diving and snorkeling, the Diving Equipment & Marketing Association, DEMA, recently launched a new website- www.gulfstatediving.com. The site is...

2010-04-27 09:17:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Brownie's Marine Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BWMG) today announced the launch of an exciting addition to its product line which is designed to dramatically expand Brownie's retail presence throughout the recreational diving industry. May 1st 2010 will mark the unveiling of Brownie's PWC Dive System at the 2010 South Florida PWC & Sport Boat Show, presented by RIVA Motorsports. Brownie's Marine Group will introduce its...

2010-03-29 12:32:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Brownie's Marine Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BWMG) introduces a new, patent pending, variable speed, quick-change battery powered Family Dive System at the West Palm Beach Boat Show, the VS-335. In a continued effort to broaden the underwater experience to everyone, Brownie's Marine Group has introduced a dive system that will enable the entire family to enjoy the underwater world. This weekend at the West Palm Beach Boat...

2010-03-12 10:15:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking to get more out of your vacation? Want to explore the wonders of the ocean from beneath the sea? Want to look a parrot fish in the eye? Take the plunge. Greater Fort Lauderdale is making it easier than ever to learn to Scuba dive during the destination's new official "Learn to Dive Month" this June. Surf temperatures are perfect, the water is calm and special dive packages offering a free graduation dive along with a free hotel...


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