6th International Course of Scientific Diving FPAS-CMAS Portugal 2016

Scuba Diving with scientists in the wonderful waters of the Azores Islands! The 6th. International Scientific Diving Course FPAS / CMAS, took place at Vila Franca do Campo, in the island of San Miguel Azores from 25 to 31 July. The Portuguese Federation of Underwater Activities (FPAS) and the Azores University (NASAL), invited scientists with proven expertise in underwater research, to participate in the course. Archaeologists, Biologists, Oceanographers and other specialists attended, to perform a theoretical and methodological interchange, of related techniques and methods of underwater research, covering fundamental issues that motivated the participants to give their best during their participation in the fascinating waters of the Azores Islands. Scientists from Spain, Mex...

The Great Northern Dive Show 2016. Manchester, United Kingdom

(Sportalsub.net / The Great Northern Dive Show) - Leer en Español You are invited to the inaugural launch of The Great Northern Dive Show at Event City, Manchester on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th April 2016 The British Isles boasts some of the biggest diving manufacturers in the world; the Northern coastlines offer some of the most amazing diving opportunities including The Farnes Islands, Anglesey, the Isle of Man, Eight Acre Lake and some of the most well known quarries for people to train/dive in. Throw all this in the mix with a dash of Northern hospitality, our country truly is something to be proud of! Offering lots of free seminars for you to attend, there will be something for everyone! We will also be offering a select number of Diving clubs the opportunity to come a...

Dive Travel Show 2016 in Madrid, Spain

(Sportalsub.net / Dive Travel Show) - Leer en Español Dive Travel Show 2016 this weekend 20 and 21 February in Madrid, Spain Congress 2016 This year the main theme is the "Islands of the World", which is why many conferences and stands will revolve around this topic as well as the guest country 2016, Canary Islands. The 8th edition of the show From 20 to 21 February 2016 divers find everything they want and the Glass Pavilion of the Casa de Campo de Madrid: equipment, information about the diving, vacation destinations, training courses and the latest trends ... Work Free Shops photography! On this occasion he will present his latest work, "H2O" made to Tenerife Moda. It will explain the creative process and how it works to get those fashion photographs taken underwater in poo...

Dive for Cancer Australia

Sportalsub.net / Dive for Cancer Australia - Leer en Español EVENT February 21th 2016 Dive for Cancers day is benefiting the Cancer Council Australia and is a day you’ll never forget. It’s a day to remember those lives we have lost to cancer and a day to celebrate the lives we are saving. Proceeds from The day will provide vital funding to research and clinical care at Cancer Council Australia, dedicated to cancer, and home to one of Australia’s largest cancer research group. Cancer Council immediately assigns your funds to enable life-saving cancer research and support. This means a contribution today will have an immediate impact in the fight against cancer. The funds we raise will the Cancer Council clinicians and researchers to improve cancer detection, and to find gentler and m...

Scuba Diving | Get to Know Your Neighborhood Shark in USA

(Sportalsub.net / Aquaviews) - Leer en Español Let’s talk about the elephant in the room. Or, more to the point, the shark in the water. Summertime, swimming, Shark Week — fins are the hot topic of conversation right now. Seven people have been bitten off the shores of North Carolina in the last few weeks. An eighth bite has been reported over the holiday weekend but is, at this time, unconfirmed. Now scientists and shark researchers are working to determine why this spike has occurred. Could it be environmental? The short answer: possibly. An increase in coastal water temperatures leads to more food near the shore, which brings the sharks closer to land. Factor in turtle nesting season with an abundance of beachgoers and you have what George Burgess of the International Shark At...

614 Divers: Guinness World Record. The largest underwater clean-up by Ahmed Gabr in Egypt

(Sportalsub.net / Ahmed Gabr) - Leer en Español The Egyptian Diver Ahmed Gabr, Guinness world record holder for deepest dive  who tried to gather 400 divers for underwater clean and get his certificate from Guinness World Records, accomplished the feat by bringing together 614 divers during the Friday 5 June, in the event held in Hurghada, Egypt from 4 to June 6, 2015. About Ahmed Gabr   Ahmed Gabr, the deepest ever, holder of two Guinness World Records: - Deepest scuba dive, male. - Deepest scuba dive in sea water. SDI and TDI Instructor Trainer. The one and only ERDI Instructor Trainer in the Middle East and the one and only certified US Combat diver in the Middle East. His Vision: Reinforcing Egypt’s international recognition through maintaining envi...

Ocean Atlas: Largest Underwater Sculpture in the Bahamas

(Sportalsub.net / Scuba Diving Magazine / Jason deCaires Taylor) Jason deCaires Taylor is no stranger to underwater sculptures, and is known around the world for his amazing installations using pH-neutral concrete that are accessible by swimmers, snorkelers and scuba divers.  Over time, his sculptures change colors and become covered with coral and biological growth, eventually becoming home to new organisms as artificial reefs. Some of his most notable work includes La Evolucion Silenciosa in Cancun (2010) – the largest underwater collection of art with 403 life-size cement people spread over 420 square meters, and Vicissitudes in Grenada (2006) - a ring of 26 children holding hands and facing into the current. For his latest installation Ocean Atlas, Jason deCaires Taylor te...

Egyptian Diver Ahmed Gabr breaks Record Guiness for deepest Scuba Dive at more than 1,000 feet

(Sportalsub.net / Ahmed Gabr / Record Guiness) Ahmed, a 41-year-old Egyptian, has broken  on september 19th the record guiness for the deepest SCUBA dive, plunging an astonishing 332.35 m (1,090 ft 4.5 in) in the Red Sea off the coast of Dahab, Egypt. Ahmed's amazing dive broke the previous mark of 318.25 m (1,044 ft) by South African Nuno Gomes in 2005, also off the coast of Dahab. In order to make the record dive, numerous precautions and preparations needed to be taken to ensure Ahmed's safety and success. The special forces officer in the Egyptian Army has spent 17 years as a diving instructor and used the last four training for the attempt. He submitted his original application of intent to Guinness World Records more than a year before his dive. When the day finally c...