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Try Diving Dry with Rec Diving September 7 & 8

When you go diving, go with confidence in your equipment. When you know it has been routinely serviced and maintained properly, you can relax and totally enjoy your diving experience. After all, that's why we dive, right? Here are Rec Diving's tips for the things you should do to maintain your life support system.

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Rec Diving Recommends: Liveaboard Diving

For one week you live like a millionaire aboard a custom dive yacht.  For seven blissful days you dive, eat and sleep.  What more is there, right? There is simply no better way to get as much amazing and varied diving packed into one week.  It’s no wonder so many divers love to liveaboard dive. And right now you can […]

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Milestone Dives in the Great Lakes this Week

Everyone’s doing it! Even Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is diving in to enjoy the shipwrecks of the Great Lakes Gov. Snyder, who is a certified scuba diver, explored the Monohansett, a double-decker wooden barge that sunk in Lake Huron back in 1907. The shipwreck is located in the Thunder Bay Marine Sanctuary off the coast near Alpena. The dive was […]

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Video of the Week: Whale Shark Encounter

This up close and personal encounter with a whaleshark made this dive in Costa Rica simply outstanding!  You never know when a gentle giant is going to show up, but we do try to time our visits to “whaleshark stomping grounds” to get our best chance at an exciting underwater swim with them.  Contact us for a custom quote when you are […]

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Video of the Week: Green Turtle

  Green sea turtles eating more plastic than ever, researchers say. Endangered green turtles are ingesting more man-made debris, including potentially lethal plastic products, than ever before, a new study has found. The study, published in the journal Conservation Biology, showed that six of the world’s seven species of sea turtles have been found to ingest debris, and all six are […]

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All the Cool Critters Come out at Night!

Night and Limited Visibility diving opens up a whole new world of diving experiences.  Rec Diving’s Night & Limited Visibility Diving Specialty Course is packed with practical information about planning and conducting these dives for fun, adventure and exploration.  Like all of our courses, this one is designed to prepare you for your adventure and to make sure you have a […]

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How to Add Adventure to your Diving Itinerary

As a general rule, at Rec Diving we select a travel destination for the good diving, but no matter what amazing or exotic location we journey to, we always recommend exploring the culture, history and wildlife topside as well. Divers are clearly adventurous at heart and curious in nature. We spend hours, sometimes days, getting to some of the most […]

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Rec Diving Welcomes 15 New Divers – Congratulations!

Congratulations to Ken Arnold, Griffin Benton, Sam Googasian, Patrick Kroetsch, Laith Kalbuneh, JaRelle Leavell, Ashley and Jon Munger, Enrique and Modesto Hernandez, Drew Hansz, Rick Mazur, Eli Shaya, Owen Szarafinski, and Shane Witham. Welcome to the wonderful underwater world! It sure was a great weekend to start your journey.

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Video of the Week: Cocos Shark Rodeo

Cocos Island, some 300 miles off the coast of Costa Rica, is among the best dive destinations to get up close and personal with sharks.  Here the night dive is a MUST!  Countless sharks blanket the reef in packs looking for small fish hiding in the coral.  It is always a diving highlight on the Rec Diving itinerary.  Contact us  when you are ready to experience this […]

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Why use a Dive Travel Specialist?

We are asked all the time why it makes sense to use a dive travel specialist to book a dive trip. One of our recent dive travel clients summed it up perfectly. He told us he had googled “diving vacation in the Caribbean” and came up with 17 million results! Yep, he needed a little help narrowing down his dive […]

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What is Manta Night?

Diver’s on the Kona Aggressor II enjoy their dinner topside on ‘Manta night’.  This way you can watch as the excitement builds. Imagine this: the sun has now set, replaced by a light blue glow of snorkel and dive lights, the show is starting. There is an estimated 60 resident Manta Rays living in Kona and on a good night there […]

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