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TEKDIVE USA 2016

TEKDIVE USA 2016 Its that time of year again!  TekDive USA is just around the corner.  Starting April 22nd, divers from all around the world will be joining together in Miami to talk diving!  Technical diving, rebreather diving, women and technical diving, cave diving, wreck diving; you name it, TEKDIVE USA has got it! What is… Read more »

Steps to Becoming a PADI Instructor

Once a month Horizon Divers provides dedicated and quality training for soon-to-be instructors.  It’s that time of month! We started our October Instructor Development course (IDC) on OCT. 13th.  With 4 candidates, our course director has a lot to cover to get these striving students up to par with standards, skills, and procedures!  Their Instructor… Read more »

International Coastal Clean-up Day!

International Coastal Clean-Up Day! Every year the Ocean Conservancy hosts an International Coastal Clean-up day.  Last year alone an astounding 560,000 volunteers in 91 countries picked up more than 16 million pounds of trash! There are many challanges when it comes to having a clean and safe ocean, but one problem is very simple to… Read more »

LOBSTERS!

Hi again! Lobsters! Lobsters! Lobsters! It’s that time of year again! Lobster season is upon us! Between the dates of August 6th and March 31st you can harvest lobster! Here are some “FUN FACTS” about those deliciously spiny lobsters, complements of the National Park Service. – Spiny lobsters reproduce in spring and summer. Females carry… Read more »

Specialty of the Month!

Hey Divers, We are going to offer a Specialty of the Month for our divers!  This month’s specialty is Wreck Diver! Who doesn’t want to be a wreck diver??  Especially with the Spiegel Grove, Duane and Bibb just minutes away! With all the amazing wrecks we have down here in the Keys, why not continue… Read more »

Exciting News for Smalltooth Sawfish!

Say What!? Here’s some new and exciting news for Smalltooth Sawfish! Remember those Smalltooth Sawfish that were sighted on our technical trip a couple weeks ago? Word got around that we saw so many of the same endangered species, and now we’ve been informed that because of diver observations, a NOAA researcher by the name… Read more »

How To Prepare For A Dive

If you’re a beginner diver or an experienced diver you may wonder sometimes what steps to take to prepare for a dive. Whether it is a simple shallow reef dive out to Molasses Reef or a technical dive out to the Northern Light, you may wonder what step you might be missing. We’ve all done… Read more »

The Queen of Nassau

What is the Queen of Nassau? According to Florida-Keys-Vacation.com, The Queen of Nassau is a 111-year-old Canadian Steamer. She is 200’ in length and lays 230’ beneath the surface of the water. She is located just 3 miles off Alligator Lighthouse and 5 miles off Islamorada. She was powered by two large triple expansion engines… Read more »

TEKDIVEUSA 2014

We will be at TEKDiveUSA 2014 this weekend, May 17th and 18th. For those of you who are interested in Technical Diving, either open circuit or closed circuit please stop at the Horizon Divers booth (#116). There is going to be some amazing speakers throughout the whole weekend. Hope to see everyone at TecDiveUsa 2014… Read more »