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  • Wednesday, April 10, 2019 12:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Ocean Reef Recalls 1,000 Diving Masks Due to Injury Hazard

    Ocean Reef has issued a recall for its Neptune Space Integrated diving masks that will affect approximately 1,000 units that were sold at diving stores nationwide and online from March 2018 through November 2018.

    According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the diving mask has a potential hazard that can cause restricted airflow, which poses an injury hazard to divers.

    Ocean Reef is directing consumers to immediately stop using the recalled masks and to contact them for instructions on returning the mask for a free replacement or refund.

    If you think you may own an affected mask, you can look up the Ocean Reef mask’s serial number to see if it is affected by this recall at

    The masks serial numbers are engraved on the mask housing.

  • Friday, January 04, 2019 4:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Congrats to the 2019 board. Details here

  • Tuesday, December 04, 2018 2:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Great interview with one of the divers involved in the great rescue.

  • Friday, August 03, 2018 5:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Hawaii Bans Sale of Sunscreens that Harm Coral

    Hawaii has become the first U.S. state to ban the sale and distribution of sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate. They’ve made this move because these two chemicals cause damage to coral reefs. Hawaii has taken this stance in a bid to protect Hawaiian coral reefs from further harm

    Full article here
  • Tuesday, July 03, 2018 1:06 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    More info here on Oceanic and Hollis

    and here for OMS

  • Thursday, March 08, 2018 1:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    They're both right. See here

  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:52 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Commercial Spiny Lobster Fishery Closed at Anacapa Island and the East End of Santa Cruz Island Due to Public Health Hazard

  • Tuesday, July 11, 2017 11:11 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Details on recall from Suunto here

  • Friday, June 16, 2017 11:04 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The U.S. Coast Guard announced on Tuesday (June 13) that it had located the sunken remains of the McCulloch, 100 years after the ship was lost off the coast of Southern California.

    A bit deep for most of us thou. 

    Click here for the full article.

  • Thursday, June 15, 2017 8:37 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Interesting article on lack of mooring buoys destroying our purple hydrocoral.

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