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scuba:

see diving, deep-seadiving, deep-sea,
act of descending into deep water, generally with some form of breathing apparatus, and remaining there for an extended period. It is used in fishing for sponges, coral, and pearls; in work on the underwater parts of bridges, docks, and other structures; in
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scuba

a. an apparatus used in skindiving, consisting of a cylinder or cylinders containing compressed air attached to a breathing apparatus
b. (as modifier): scuba diving
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As a WWP Alumnus myself, I believe I can speak for everyone when I say the calm of scuba diving is a great therapy for the mind as well as the body.
When I was first introduced to scuba diving, I had my nervousness because of my phobia about drowning," said Morlan, who medically retired from his Air Force cable antenna maintenance career in 2011.
The Diving Equipment Marketing Association's (DEMA) Be A Diver program makes it easy to learn more about getting certified and contacting a professional dive center near you that will guide you through all the steps you'll need to obtain your open water scuba certification.
Local scuba instructor and photographer Phil Sammet suggests wearing a dry dive suit or a new seven-millimeter suit with a hooded vest.
Since 1984, Dania Beach, Florida based Divers Direct has been serving the needs of the scuba community by offering a large selection of scuba gear from the world's top manufacturers like Mares, Aqualung, Atomic, Evo, Tusa, and many others.
Participants of the scuba course must be at least 12 years old, and additional reservations can be booked for $199 per person.
Although skilled scuba divers can book out-of-cage shark-encounter trips with Team Shark, Manley suggests that certified divers check with San Diego Shark Diving or Salty Adventures for scuba shark dives.
Then, in the summer of 1999, she went to Catalina Island with some friends who are scuba divers.
Pleasantly surprised after winning Oceanic's Award for greatest sales increase from an Internet Retailer, Henderson, a Manufacturer that offers the largest variety of surfing and scuba diving wetsuits and accessories in the industry, also recognizes Scuba.
NEW YORK, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- To aid in providing vacationers and water sports enthusiasts with accurate and current first-hand information of water conditions and proximity of oil emanating from the recent spill, and to counter misconceptions that the entire Gulf coast is contaminated and closed to water-sports activities such as scuba diving and snorkeling, the Diving Equipment & Marketing Association, DEMA, recently launched a new website- www.
Links to several scuba Web sites in Southern California include the Los Angeles County Scuba Diving Resources site, California Diving News and a Southern California Scuba Map.