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Scuba scholarship to honour Bob Soto

Scuba scholarship to honour Bob Soto

| 16/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A scholarship named for dive pioneer Bob Soto has been set up with the first recipient to be awarded at the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF) induction ceremony set for 14 September 2018. Soto established the first diving operation in the Caribbean and one of the firs [...]

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Public asked to nominate local dive honourees

Public asked to nominate local dive honourees

| 13/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Nominations are open for local honourees for the 2018 International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF). In calling for the community to put forward names, the Ministry and Department of Tourism said honourees are categorised as people who have made a significant contribution to scub [...]

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Diving back into the Kittiwake

Diving back into the Kittiwake

| 08/05/2018 | 0 Comments
Can anyone advise if the Kittiwake site is open and divers are able to go throughout the ship like previously? Additionally, what is the new depth? Auntie’s answer: Yes, the site is open for divers. For those who don’t know, the USS Kittiwake was a US naval vessel sunk off West Bay in 2011 to [& [...]

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Community called on to nominate local dive pioneers

Community called on to nominate local dive pioneers

| 12/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Members of the public are being asked to nominate Cayman Islands pioneers as candidates for induction as local honourees at this year’s International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF). More than 30 people have been recognised locally since 2003 and the Ministry of Tourism is look [...]

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PADI named dive industry pioneer

PADI named dive industry pioneer

| 24/11/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism has named the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) as a 2017 Pioneer Award recipient for the department’s International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF). The announcement was made at the recent annual Diving Equipment and [...]

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International scuba diving honourees announced

International scuba diving honourees announced

| 23/11/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Four names have been added to the list of the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF). The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism announced the 2017 honourees at the annual Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) trade show held 16-19 November in Las Vegas. New indu [...]

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National Museum to display rare diving artefacts

National Museum to display rare diving artefacts

| 22/11/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF) has announced a one-year partnership with the Cayman Islands National Museum (CINM) to showcase some of the hall’s collection of rare artefacts. Over the last 15 years, the ISDHF has acquired some of the most historically signif [...]

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