Coco Dive Soap blog by and for divers; Internship

For those of you following our Dive Gossip column I have to say it has been quiet on this side of the world.  Our intern consistency has changed form a group of 100% male to 100% female!  Expected was more drama but it seems to be less. ( Great going girls!)  We started slow, still 3 male dmt’s on their last few weeks to finishing when the first girl arrived. Continue reading


The Woodlouse, a.k.a Roly poly

I remember when I was a little kid we used to go camping all the time.  I am not a iPhone generation so we played outside and collected bugs or chased butterflies.  One of my favorite was the Roly-Poly, or better know as the woodlouse.  You could fool people and pretend you had raisins, cuz once you touch them they roll up in little balls and look just like a yummy licorice or raisin. (no I did not eat them) :) Continue reading


PADI DEEP Specialty

Using our depth finder we are searching for a spot where its 40 meters deep, I’m really excited, I can’t wait to jump in the water and start to descend. My deepest dive was around 27 meters, and now we are going to touch the 40 meters! We finally found a spot where its 40 meters, so we throw out the anchor line. Continue reading


How to start your new Dive live?

Your first open water dive… The best experience ever! My first dive experience was a few weeks ago. I did a DSD with my instructor Barbara .The first time underwater, it make you speechless. I was a little nervous in the beginning because I didn’t know what to expect but after a few minutes underwater I forgot all my fears and just loved it. I discovered a whole new world: the many schools of colorful fish above you, the super elegant eagle ray swimming beside you and in the end we saw a real shark! It was a lifetime experience! I’ll never forget my first breaths underwater.

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scuba divers getting Married

Coco Dive, or Rescue Shore?

in one of my previous blogs I mentioned something about the TV series ” Miami Ink” (it has been a while back)  I was then mentioning that so much “soap news” was happening at a dive center that we could set up a Coco Dive.  I did keep track for a week on a dive shop diary, but I think we are more advanced and in need of a gossip column! :) Continue reading

more spotted rays

5 reasons why I like to Scuba dive

Scuba diving, some people say it’s like yoga, and I share that feeling. After a dive I feel less stressful and happy. I think diving could be sort of therapy for some people, escaping from all the drama in the world, and making some bubbles. That’s one of the things I like about scuba diving, here are some more reasons. Continue reading

Divemaster internship

You live in the USA, Europe, Canada or any country with colder winters,  you had a great dive vacation last summer and wake up one day and it is cold………. You think: “I need sun, I need a break, I need to get  out of here” What is a perfect choice to for you to get in a better mood, relax get a tan and learn something at the same time? Continue reading