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Formally Scuba Scoop and kirkscubagear’s Scuba Scoop, all the great reading from those blogs are now being integrated into Kirk Scuba Gear’s new site. Enjoy featured articles on divers, dive products and more. Kirk Scuba Gear will continue to bring you more interesting reading in the future.

Scuba Diving emergency :: out of air in a fast current in St. Lawrence River, Canada

So over the summer I was doing a wreck dive on a boat in the middle of the ST. Lawrence river. The wreck was under the main travel zone of the seaway, so we had to travel underwater a ways

By |April 25th, 2017|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Ripple Rock Explosion

https://youtu.be/IVQOvKh3IWY Ripple Rock was an underwater, twin-peaked mountain in the Seymour Narrows of the Discovery Passage in British Columbia, Canada, a part of the marine trade route from Vancouver. Only 3 meters underwater at low tide, it was a deadly

By |April 17th, 2017|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

How Does a Regulator Work? A Beginner’s Guide to Scuba Regulators

Few pieces of sporting equipment carry more mystique than scuba regulators. Regulators are sold with a dizzying array of choices, features, and often hype, and there may be a fierce loyalty to brands among experienced divers. But is all the

By |April 2nd, 2017|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Dive Computers For Scuba Diving Newbies

Did you just get certified as an open water diver or now planning to dive recreational depths on your own? That's a good agenda for a budding recreational diving career. But before you get into the diving boat or onboard

By |March 7th, 2017|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Dental Symptoms When Diving

Scuba divers may want to stop by their dentist’s office before taking their next plunge. A new pilot study found that 41 percent of divers experienced dental symptoms in the water, according to new research from the University at Buffalo.

By |February 18th, 2017|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Testing of a hydrogen bomb

The nuclear testing at Bikini Atoll program was a series of 23 nuclear devices detonated by the United States between 1946 to 1958. Test weapons were detonated on the reef itself, on the sea, in the air and underwater. The

By |February 2nd, 2017|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

FedEx: Please Stop Transporting Captive Dolphins for Human Entertainment!

We learned from the recent shipment of three captive-born dolphins to Dolphinaris Arizona that FedEx has been transporting live dolphins for the captivity industry [marine parks, aquariums, and dolphinariums]. Dolphins transported in this inhumane manner are packed in narrow coffin-like

By |January 25th, 2017|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

True Stories of Underwater Ghosts

We’ve all heard of ghosts haunting crumbling mansions or creepy forests, but tales of sunken spirits are far less common. With that in mind, here are a few spooky stories that might make you think twice about taking a dip

By |January 13th, 2017|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

9 Things That Can Kill You in the Ocean Besides Sharks

Your life preserver can't save you now. Sure, summer is a great time to visit the beach, build sandcastles and splash in the water, but it can also can be a time of grave danger. The ocean is dark, and

By |January 7th, 2017|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Control room of UB-110, German submarine

There have been several movies about German submarines and how they looked back in the day, but here is an actual picture taken from 1918. SM UB-110 was one of Germany’s infamous U-boats. It was commissioned into the Imperial Navy

By |December 31st, 2016|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments