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Buddy Dive Dominica Presents: Ned & Anna DeLoach



Buddy Dive Dominica has announced that Ned & Anna DeLoach, authors of the Reef Fish Identification and Behavior books, will visit Dominica in the first 2 weeks of June 2017.

Ned & Anna DeLoach are long time guests of Buddy Dive; during the last 12 years they have visited Bonaire on a yearly basis. Instead of diving the familiar turquoise waters of Bonaire, this year Ned & Anna are very excited to explore the pristine underwater world of Dominica with the Buddy Dive team from June 3rd till June 18th, 2017.

Ned & Anna will host the Marine Life Education weeks on Dominica; 2 weeks to learn all about life on the reefs and the underwater wildlife. During these weeks they will join the Buddy Dive team and guests for boat dives, give a presentation about Reef & Fish ID and share their knowledge. The Reef ID books will be for sale at a discounted price and Ned & Anna will sign books during a Rum Punch get together.

“We have been to Dominica before and we know what a beautiful underwater life the island has to offer. We are happy that we can share our knowledge and make divers more aware of what they see during their dives,” Anna says.

Guests who book one of the Buddy Dive Dominica dive packages during these 2 weeks will receive three 1-tank boat dives Free plus a $75 food credit per room.

For more information and the program click here.

The well-known Marine Life Education weeks at Buddy Dive Resort Bonaire in August and September will continue as usual. Divers travelling to Bonaire during this period will have the advantage of the 2nd diver diving for free at Buddy Dive Resort Bonaire. The Buddy Dive Staff on Bonaire is fully trained on Fish & Reef ID.

About Buddy Dive Dominica

Buddy Dive on Dominica is a PADI 5 Star Universal Referral center and DAN member, located on the premises of the Fort Young Hotel. The capital city of Roseau is only 5 minutes walking distance away with its many sites and attractions. The hotel offers the old charm of the fort, complete with a restaurant, three bars, a spa and gym, Jacuzzi and swimming pool overlooking the ocean. The dive shop is located right at the waterfront, offering daily boat dives on the 2 custom boats, equipment rental, retail store, dive courses, whale watch trips and snorkel trips. The activity center can arrange all the activities Dominica has to offer; from visiting waterfalls, hiking the rainforest, swimming in hot pools, canyoning, bird watching and much more.

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WIN a Beuchat Air Light Bag!!!



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 (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

  • Enter the country you live in
  • Terms and Conditions: This competition is open to all visitors to 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 When prizes are supplied by third parties, 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)



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.

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