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Patent Foramen Ovale and Diving

As a scuba instructor, I find the physiological side of scuba diving fascinating. My personal research led me to discover Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO), a medical condition that may cause an increase in a diver's chance of decompression illness. I

By |July 4th, 2016|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Buried Treasure

Pirate Captain Kidd Treasure A buried treasure is an important part of the popular beliefs surrounding pirates and Old West outlaws. According to popular conception, criminals and others often buried their stolen fortunes in remote places, intending to

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

Top Diving Sites in Vietnam

Top Diving Sites in Vietnam Vietnam Vietnam is truly a paradise for divers and non-divers alike. Vietnam has an incredibly rich culture, delicious national dishes, friendly locals and unmatched natural beauty. Diving in Vietnam is possible all year

By |September 7th, 2015|Scuba Travel|0 Comments

The Healthy Diver: Predive Workout

The Healthy Diver: Predive Workout Most of us wouldn’t step onto the golf course, tee up, and start driving away without taking a few easy swings to warm up the muscles we’ll be using. Scuba diving is a

By |February 13th, 2015|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Mixing sun, sand, sailing, scuba helps travel agent serve divers

Originally published @ Scuba Scoop 7th June 2014 As a travel agent and a diver with about 10,000 dives under his belt, Bryan Cunningham knows the scuba travel business well. But he also knows it is an industry that is

By |February 4th, 2015|Scuba Travel|0 Comments

Diver checks off item on ‘bucket list’ with Bonaire dive

Originally published 11 February 2014 @ Scuba Scoop One item on my "bucket list" was to dive in Bonaire -- mission accomplished. Along with Aruba and Curacao, Bonaire is one of the ABC Islands that are the western-most islands of

By |February 4th, 2015|Scuba Travel|0 Comments

11 Quick Tips for Avoiding Motion Sickness

Originally published @ Scuba Scoop 2 September 2013 How Motion Sickness Occurs Our body’s primary motion-sensors include the inner-ear sensors, our eyes and deeper tissues of the body surface. Technically speaking, the inner-ear sensors detect changes in acceleration rather than

By |February 4th, 2015|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Shopping For Snorkeling Gear: What You Need To Know

If you are planning on taking up snorkeling as a hobby in the near future, you will need to get yourself kitted out in the latest gear. So, prior to heading to the beach for an action packed weekend of

By |February 4th, 2015|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Scuba-Fix–scuba solutions made easy

Originally published @ kirkscubagear's Scuba Scoop 7 May 2014 Scuba-Fix–scuba solutions made easy—-repair, not replace! NEW to Kirk Scuba Gear Read about this new product BCD Valve repair kit:::::: Do you have any BCDs with broken inflator or dump valves that needs

By |February 3rd, 2015|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Dive Gear Reviews: Who Can You Trust?

Originally published @ kirkscubagear's Scuba Scoop 02 February 2014 Scuba equipment is an expensive investment, so each item of gear should be carefully and thoroughly researched prior to purchase. That raises the question of what the best sources for dive

By |February 3rd, 2015|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments