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This month in the Scuba Bulletin:
:: Novelties in the scuba resource
The complete Dominican Republic Guide, New album for Fiji in the photo gallery, and a new advertising campaign for Red Sea Adventure
:: Scuba diving equipment 
Great online tool for your gear
:: Travel news
The Sea-Expo 2006 will take place in North Carolina, USA 
:: Equipment news
Oceanic announces the launch of their new VIPER Fin
Aeris launches the elite T3 hoseless dive computer
:: Education news
TDI outlines technical leadership camp details
:: New offers from the last minute board 
Three great offers from the last minute board
:: From the web
An interesting website with lots of information about whales and their way of life
:: Diving business owner and webmaster corner 
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Novelties in the Scuba Diving Portal:

Dive Guide

As announced in our previous newsletters GoodDive has been making tremendous efforts in the guide particularly the vacations sector. Good news, the Dominican Republic dive guide is now complete. It has been sorted by region, each with a brief overview. This is a great tool to plan your vacation in the Dominican Republic and get an idea of what to expect underwater and by region.
See the guide:

Photo gallery
The photo gallery has newly opened an album for Fiji islands featuring some really nice photos of the regions underwater scenery. The opening of this album was possible thanks to the contribution of of great photos by  photographers Colby Johnson of Miami Scubaventures  
and Achim Nimmerfroh of . Enjoy a visit of Fiji underwater!
Go to the Fiji  gallery:

New advertising campaign for Red Sea Adventure offering  liveaboard scuba diving around the Egyptian Red Sea, daily diving vacations from Hurghada and liveaboard trips to the rarely visited waters of Sudan.
Liveaboard diving offers the best variety of diving available! Explore the famous Brother's Islands, dive with sharks at Elphinstone Reef, watch Manta rays gracefully glide by you at St. John's or dive one of the most famous wrecks of the Red Sea like the Thristlegorm.
Shoot photos of all the great macro and micro shots you'll see in the crystal clean water of the Red Sea.
Hurghada is an ideal location for divers. With more than 90 dive sites. Suitable for every experience level and all within 30-60 minutes travel time. Hurghada offers unbeatable levels of convenience and diversity.
More info:  
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Travel news
Seas Expo 2006 will take place in North Carolina, USA on 14th and 15th of October to celebrate the exciting sport of scuba diving. As the only consumer show in the mid-Atlantic states, Seas offers an opportunity to:
  • Get the latest update on dive travel opportunities.
  • Attend seminars by nationally known speakers and dive professionals.
  • Meet other divers.
  • See the latest in dive gear.


  • Durham, NC - Marriott Civic Center
  • Saturday, October 14th / 10am to 6pm
  • Sunday, October 15th / 11am to 4pm

Fore more info: 

Equipment news

The latest in hoseless air integrated dive computer technology arrives
San Leandro, CA. Those looking to upgrade or enter the world of hoseless air integration with a slim, elegant Dive Computer, will love the new AERIS elite T3, just announced . The elite T3 achieves a remarkable balance between features and usability, allowing you to focus on what’s important – the dive. With AERIS’ wireless transmitter, the diver can also monitor gas pressure from up to three independent cylinders – ideal for both technical diving applications with compatibility with up to three Nitrox mixes to 100% oxygen and recreational diving with our new Buddy Pressure Check feature.  


1. Air, Nitrox, Gauge and Free Dive Operating Modes

2.  Buddy Pressure CheckTM allows monitoring of up to two “buddy” transmitters

3.  Switch between up to 3 independent transmitters for multiple cylinder use

4.  3 Nitrox mix compatibility to 100%

5.  Bold, easy-to-read digits

6.  Custom Audible Alarms with flashing red LED light

7.   Dedicated Free Dive Mode allows switching between SCUBA and Free Diving during the same dive period and features dive time in min:sec, 1-second sampling rate, an automatic 30-second elapsed dive time alarm, countdown timer and 3 independent maximum depth alarms

8.   Personal Conservative Factor Adjustment

9.   Backlight with user-defined duration

10. Alpha-Numeric Message Box Display clearly identifies data and alarm conditions

11. Adjustable Safety Stop Time and Depth

12. Includes ACI Software and USB V2 Cable for both data download and   settings upload (complete unit with transmitter only)

13. 512 Download Memory Capacity

The elite T3 has an MSRP of US$639.95 for the wrist unit only or US$949.95 complete with wireless transmitter and is available from AERIS’ network of Authorized Dealers throughout the world. More information may be found at:

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Precision blend of hydrodynamics and materials technology for ultimate comfort, efficiency and performance. The VIPER blade's Flexible Power Thrust Channel directs water off the tip of the blade for improved power and efficiency. The engineered channels and side rails direct water flow off the tips of the fin without allowing water to "spill" from the sides of the blade for uncompromising power and efficiency.

  • Ideal for all diving and snorkeling skill levels

  • Flexible Power Thrust Channel directs water off the tip of the blade for improved power and efficiency

  • Power Vents reduce stress while accelerating water over the blade

  • Oversized blade produces increased thrust and propulsion

  • Generous yet streamlined foot pocket fits a wide range of boot styles while significantly reducing drag

  • Extremely lightweight for increased performance and ease of travel

  • Easy adjust quick-release buckles
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Education news
With just over 30 days before the TDI Technical Leadership camp begins there are still a few spaces available. If you feel you have what it takes to be an Instructor of technical students we have a training program for you

This is a seven – day training workshop, sponsored by Technical Diving International. TDI is bringing together some of its top Instructor Trainers to train Instructors from Advanced Nitrox Instructor to Trimix Instructor. The location for the workshop is Lake Jocassee , South Carolina . Lake Jocassee is the home of some of the finest technical diving in the southeast with depths well over 330 FFW/100 MFW. There will be Instructor Trainers from up and down the Eastern Seaboard, and candidates from all over the globe including Brazil

The cost of the camp is $2000.00 and includes 7 night’s accommodations, class fees and boat charters. The candidates should show up prepared to work hard and will walk away with knowledge and teaching skills to train students in all levels of technical diving.
For more information on TDI visit:

New offers from the last minute board 
Some great ads featuring in the last minute board :

Price  275 USD 
New Horizon has been operating live-aboard sailing and diving adventures from Cairns, Australia to the Great Barrier Reef since 1995. Our fleet of sailing boats includes the gaff rigged schoonerSanta Maria, which does 3 day/2 night trips andthe ketch Coral Sea Dreaming, which offers analternative for those wanting a shorter tour of 2 days/1 night. We take a maximum of just 10 passengers on each boat, so you’ll receive personalised attention not possible on the larger tour vessels. 
Valid through 2006-2007

Price 240 USD
Get certiefied PADI Open Water or Advanced Open Water on your next vacation to Cozumel Playa del Carmen or Puerto Vallarta with Ocean Quest Dive Center.Three day course in a private teaching environment.Maximum 4 students per boat. 
Valid through 2006

Price 221 Euros
10 dive pack with escorted shore dives in Malta, including cylinders, weights and transport. Other options and courses are available. Please contact us on or visit our website or phone on 00356 21576266. Discounts available on prebooking on our website
Valid from  01 09 06  -  31 12 06

Check the board regularly for new great deals.
If you have a great offer don't hesitate to post it. This service is open to everyone at no cost!!

From the web is a great website with lots of useful information about the Blue whale, the Right whale, Sperm whale, Humpback, Sei, Gray, Bowhead, Fin, Minke, Orca, Dolphins and more. You can pick your favourite whale or dolphin and find out what it's doing, what it looks like and where it lives and you even have the possibility to adopt a whale. You can also read news from strandings to releases to research about whaling.
To read more:
Diving business owner and webmaster corner

This column is to help you increase the number of visitors coming to your website and sales
Scuba Banner Exchange.
First of all, what is a banner exchange system?
A banner exchange is a system where you can show banners of other website owners and your banner will be shown on other affiliated websites in exchange. has been offering the Scuba Banner Exchange system dedicated to the diving industry for a long time now.
All you need to do is register. Once you've registered you will receive a code to add to your pages. For the system to work you must upload a banner and if you don't have a banner you can ask in the system for admin to make you a free banner. Add the html code which will be supplied to your site on your pages. 
For each banner you show you will get 1 credit. For each credit your banner will be shown on another website. For this reason add the html code on as many pages as possible. As a promotion this month you will get 1000 credits on registration.
If you're not yet taking advantage of this system don't wait, start now, at no cost.
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