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Announcing the Winner of Scubaverse.com’s Video of the Year 2018

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Winner chosen by our experts:

Jeff Goodman, Scubaverse.com‘s Editor-At-Large and resident underwater videography expert

Sven Harms, Managing Director of SeaLife Cameras

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sven Harms, Managing Director of SeaLife Cameras, was asked to choose a winner of our Video of the Year award. He picked from the 12 monthly winners that Jeff had selected throughout the year (well 13 actually as Jeff picked joint winners in December!) 

Runner-Up

November’s winner: One day at Sail Rock dive site, Koh Tao, Thailand by Istvan Zoboki

Judges’ Comments

The beautiful blue surroundings and those mesmerizing fish and big Jelly.   I loved this and could watch it over and again.

1st Place

March’s winner: Ghosts of Truk Lagoon – Craig Beasley

Judges’ Comments

The subject was really interesting, a dive that every diver would dream of doing.  The camera work makes it seem so virtual.


Congratulations from all of the Scubaverse team to our winner and to our runners-up. Thank you to everyone that entered in 2018. We hope to see plenty more of your videos in 2019!

As our 2018 Video of the Year Winner, Craig will receive an exclusive Scubapro Travel Kit, which comprises of a SeaLife Micro HD+ Action Camera, a Scubapro Mantis M1 Dive Computer, and lots more (full details of the prize can be found here).

For your chance to win the 2019 title, you simply need to enter your videos each month here:

www.scubaverse.com/current-contest-video

Good Luck!

Scubaverse.com would like to say a big thank you to Video of the Year’s sponsor, Scubapro.

Jeff Goodman is the Editor-at-Large for Scubaverse.com with responsibility for conservation and underwater videography. Jeff is an award-winning TV wildlife and underwater cameraman and film maker who lives in Cornwall, UK. With over 10,000 dives to his credit he has dived in many different environments around the world.

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WIN a Beuchat Air Light Bag!!!

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For this week’s competition, we’ve teamed up with our good friends at Beuchat to give away an Air Light Bag!

The Air Light Bag from Beuchat is a practical travel bag that takes up minimum storage space.

  • Material: 600 denier and 1,000 denier nylon/PVC
  • Soft roller bag, easily stored in its mesh bag
  • Internal retaining straps
  • Zip fastener with eyelets for padlocks
  • Side compartment for fins
  • Outer document pocket with coated zip and carry strap
  • Backpack style straps concealed behind the foam back-plate
  • Drainage vents
  • Red over-moulded wheels; detachable wheel block

To be in with a chance of winning this awesome prize, all you have to do is answer the following question:

In a recent post on Scubaverse.com (which you can read here), we reported that the Philippines have been recognised as the World’s Leading Dive Destination at the 27th World Travel Awards. In the article it states how many islands make up the Philippines… how many are there?

Is there:

  • A) 7,209
  • B) 7,532
  • C) 7,641

Answer, A, B or C to the question above:

Beuchat Air Light Bag December 2020

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  • Enter the country you live in
  • Terms and Conditions: This competition is open to all visitors to www.scubaverse.com except for members of the Scubaverse team and their families, or employees of Beuchat and their families. A valid answer to the competition’s question must be entered. If no valid answer to the competition’s question is entered, your entry will be invalid. Only one competition entry per entrant permitted (multiple entries will lead to disqualification). Only one prize per winner. All prizes are non-transferable, and no cash alternative will be offered. In the event that the prize cannot be supplied, no liability will be attached to www.scubaverse.com. When prizes are supplied by third parties, www.scubaverse.com is acting as their agents and as such we exclude all liability for loss or damage you may suffer as a result of this competition. This competition closes on 13/01/21. The winner will be notified by email. The Editor-in-Chief’s decision is final.

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Quick Scuba Tips #1: How To Prep A New Mask for Scuba Diving (Watch Video)

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How To Prep A New Mask for Scuba Diving. Can’t I just take my new mask diving straight out of the box? Well, actually, no. It needs a little work to make it dive ready.

In this, the first in our new scuba diving quick hints and tips series, I’m going to show you how to prepare a new mask for scuba diving with three quick techniques, all aimed at stopping your scuba mask from fogging.

Yes, this link is an affiliate link. Purchases made through these links may earn me a small commission at no extra charge to you.

Dive safe, dive often!

James


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