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Girls That Scuba visit Cabo San Lucas to celebrate women in the dive industry



Sarah Richard, founder of Girls That Scuba teamed up with Jay Clue, founder and manager of Dive Ninja Expeditions in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico for the best Girls That Scuba event yet!. A collaboration that resulted in one of the most rewarding, empowering and inspiring celebrations of women in the scuba diving industry.

On the 2nd March 2019 more than 40 Girls that Scuba members from all around the world, as far as England, Israel and even Australia came together to enjoy a full day dedicated to women that work in the industry. Dive instructors, photographers, scientists, activists, environmentalists, business women and females who just love to dive were all a part of the incredible day.

From GTS: The day started off with a fantastic all-women’s dive at Pelican Rock in the bay of Cabo San Lucas – lead by all female instructors who live in Cabo – where we all braved the 21c waters of Cabo! Then we came back to our venue for the day IGY Marina The Roof to dry off get changed and get ready for our whale watching tour.

It’s humpback whale season in Cabo San Lucas at the moment so spirits were high in hope of spotting these gentle giants. And we were not disappointed! Not only did we spot humpback whales but we also had the privilege of having two grey whales follow us for around 20 minutes!

After lunch at The Roof, we had 5 talks from amazing ocean women including Girls that Scuba founder Sarah Richard, Nakawe founder Regi Domingo, Dani Ortiz from Zero Waste Los Cabo, Tania Pelamatti, Natural Geographic Explorer from Pelagios Kakunja Deni Ramirez director and researcher of Whale Shark México who all inspired and educated everyone watching on subjects like shark and whale research, disposable plastics, species conservation and how to help.

Mexican food and drinks were served for dinner and the day ended with a raffle full of prizes including $250 in Fourth Element gear, Dive Ninja Expedition vouchers and course, Girls that Scuba membership cards, photography sessions, scuba courses and more prizes from Cabo Private Guide, Adventures in Baja, Cortez Expeditions and Cabo Trek.

This Girls that Scuba day was by far one of the most inspiring and empowering women’s diving events to date.

For more information about Girls that Scuba and diving events go to our website or sign up for the women’s-only private group.

For information about diving in Cabo San Lucas and Baja California, or different personalized dive trips and events, head to Dive Ninja Expedition’s website.


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.

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!


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