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Why do scuba divers fall backwards into the water? Well, if they fell forwards… they’d still be in the boat!

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Want to scuba dive? Jump in the water! Sounds simple enough? Try it—with fins, regulator, scuba cylinder, mask, weights, wetsuit… and from a wobbly boat! Still seem easy? Don’t worry, it is! It’s simple, safe, and fun; however, there is a method behind it. Continue reading →

July 7, 2014
 

10 Wondrous Whale Shark Facts

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1) Whale sharks were first discovered by science in 1828, near the South African coast, however, before ~1980, confirmed sightings numbered only into the hundreds… yes, worldwide!

2) Whale sharks are legendary; ancient stories have been told about them, including one wherein the gentle giant was actually a re-incarnated Buddhist monk! How’s that for a movie? Continue reading →

May 15, 2014
 

Breathe quality air when you go SCUBA diving with us! Thanks to TRI Air Testing!

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SCUBA Grade E Compressed Air Testing with TRI!  Whether you are SCUBA diving for fun or its your profession, the last thing you want to worry about is your Compressed Air Quality.

TRI is the one in charge of doing our regular compressed air testing at the Akumal Dive Shop. Continue reading →

May 5, 2014
 

Enter to win Scubapro prizes!

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Contest Alert! Enter our Critter Encounters contest for your chance to win 1 of 3 great Scubapro prizes! Submit your most amazing, captivating or inspiring marine critter photo to register your entry. For more info and to enter visit https://a.pgtb.me/nKpGKc

May 1, 2014
 

AKUMAL DIVE SHOP is a 5 star Instructor Development Centre!

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What does it mean to be a 5 Star Instructor Development Centre? Continue reading →

April 28, 2014
 

10 good reasons to become a SCUBA Instructor!

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1.- Make good unusual friends!
2.- Change your daily views!
3.- Travel the globe, discover the 80% of what the earth is made: water!
4.- Actually see places you only see in magazines or tv or the internet!
5.- Your daily commute is a dive boat!
6.- Become a leader, not a follower!
7.- Get a nice tan!
8.- Make people smile and happy!
9.- Build your self confidence!

And last but not least because its the most important:

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10.- BE REALLY REALLY HAPPY!!!!!

April 26, 2014
 

Cenote diving: only for the most adventourous!

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The Yucatan peninsula is probably the best well known place in the world for cave and cavern diving. These caves are called Cenotes which is the Spanish form of the Maya word d’zonot.
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April 23, 2014
 

Meet our IDC Instructor!

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Alessandra Figari is the owner and manager of Cave Training Mexico. She was born in Milan, Italy in 1960. She moved to Mexico in 1999 where she decided to dedicate her life and experience to teaching diving leaving behind her manager position in a non for profit organization.

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March 26, 2014
 

Into The Drink TV show in Akumal Part I

Into the drink is a Travel Show like no other, taking viewers beyong the map and into the unknown. Each jorney into the drink introduces viewers to local breweries and distilleries and dives into regions around the world shared by some of the most mystifying creatures in the ocean.

Into the drink is a Travel Show like no other, taking viewers beyong the map and into the unknown. Each jorney into the drink introduces viewers to local breweries and distilleries and dives into regions around the world shared by some of the most mystifying creatures in the ocean.
Continue reading →

March 5, 2014
 

Into The Drink TV Show in Akumal PART III Final

Into The Drink TV Show in Akumal. PART FINAL

Into the drink is a travel Show like no other, taking viewers beyong the map and into the unknown. Each jorney into the drink introduces viewers to local breweries and distilleries and dives into regions around the world shared by some of the most mystifying creatures in the ocean.

This article was written by one of the fans of into the drink crew that joined them in Akumal, Mike Dunkerly.

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March 5, 2014
 
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