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2 05, 2020

Flamboyant Cuttlefish season in the north

By |2020-05-18T15:22:16+08:00May 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

One of those rare creatures scuba divers are keen to spot.. yup its that time of year again... it's their mating season so the Flamboyant Cuttlefish are about.. try to get a glimpse before they are gone till next season. They had been spotted down south over the last month, and now they are appearing up north. We heard of [...]

30 06, 2017

Release of 18000 Batfish at Green Island dive sites

By |2020-05-18T15:19:41+08:00June 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Fantastic news has emerged from facebook user 俞明宏 that Taitung County government together with the Green Island fisherman's association are releasing 18,000 orbicular batfish at a number of dive sites around green island.. The following numbers will be released at each site: 5000 Steel Reef 2000 Turtle Bay 2000 Telephone pole reef 1500 Shilang 2000 [...]

10 03, 2017

U/W Photograhy: Recsea Housings & Recsea Direct

By |2020-05-18T14:01:47+08:00March 10th, 2017|Gear/Reviews|0 Comments

So right about the time I picked up my new Canon G7X mkII camera Recsea temporarily dropped all of their local Taiwan distributors. Sadly I believe there was some shenanigans with bait and switch going on. This left me out on a limb as I had been eyeing the Recsea POM (Polyoxymethylene) underwater camera housing. So who is Recsea? Recsea [...]

1 06, 2016

Scuba Diving in Taiwan

By |2020-03-02T16:12:37+08:00June 1st, 2016|Destinations|0 Comments

Taiwan is not the first name that pops up in scuba diving circles when people talk about top Asian diving destinations. However scuba diving in Taiwan does offer a wide variety of locations to choose from including; sub-tropical diving up on the northeast coast where the environment is mostly rocky, some hard corals and great for macro photography; to tropical [...]

19 12, 2015

Diving torch giveaway – Taiwan

By |2020-03-02T16:12:37+08:00December 19th, 2015|News|0 Comments

This Christmas we are getting into the festive spirit by giving away an 800 lumen diving torch worth NTD1,800, and we will post for free anywhere in Taiwan. Entry into the draw is easy. All we ask is for you to LIKE US on Facebook. Additionally, if you Share this link we will enter you twice in the draw [...]

19 09, 2015

Diving Green Island, Taiwan – pt:1 Getting there

By |2020-05-18T14:02:30+08:00September 19th, 2015|Destinations|0 Comments

Diving in Green Island Taiwan provides some of the best scuba diving island wide as it is one of Taiwan’s top diving destinations. There are a lot of organized trips and packages, but you can quite easily organize something yourself with a little planning. This 3 part series of articles will hopefully provide some useful information about getting there, dive [...]

2 06, 2015

What is Nitrox and do I need it?

By |2020-03-02T16:12:38+08:00June 2nd, 2015|Advanced|0 Comments

Before you go ahead and pay for a Nitrox course, it is worthwhile understanding what Nitrox is, the pro's and con's and whether you really need it. Let's first get the biggest misconception out of the way. If you have a high air consumption rate and breath a tank dry in 30mins, Nitrox it is not miraculously going to extent [...]

23 05, 2015

Tips to longer dives by saving air!

By |2020-03-02T16:12:38+08:00May 23rd, 2015|Basics|0 Comments

As a new scuba diver, once you have completed your initial training and you start enjoying more fun dives. You may begin to notice that other divers seem to somehow enjoy longer dive times, or that as part of a group you are the first signalling to the DM that you are low on air. It is often not a [...]

5 05, 2015

Out Of Air! Not Acceptable!

By |2020-03-02T16:12:38+08:00May 5th, 2015|Basics|0 Comments

I've completed many successful dives, I'm a pretty good diver. I've only had one out of air situation and didn't panic... Whoa! backup a second.. Let's get this straight.. As a diver running out of air is the stupidest, most careless and easily preventable thing you can do. No excuses! OOA situations generally do not involve equipment failure, rather OOA [...]

26 04, 2015

PADI Pro 2015, Nigel Anderson

By |2020-03-02T16:12:38+08:00April 26th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Congratulations to one of our own from the beautiful island of Taiwan. This is great promotion for the diving industry in Taiwan as a whole. Nigel Anderson the owner of the Scubar, Fulong and diving coach at the Taipei Song Shan Sports Center won this years I Heart My PADI Pro 2015 contest! PADI Pro 2015 winner: Nigel Anderson owner [...]