Category Archives: Divers You Should Know

TBT – The Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Los Angeles County Underwater Unit 1966

A lot of people don’t know this but formal dive training as we know it today was born out of a relationship between the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the County of Los Angeles in the early 1950’s. As a … Continue reading

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Diver Day at the Aquarium of the Pacific – March 11th

It’s been such a wet winter in California that we haven’t had much time to get in the water  with our finned friends. The Aquarium of the Pacific wants to help you with your marine withdrawals and is offering free … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Waterkeeper Divers Battle The Devil……weed off of Palos Verdes!

A few months ago, CFD spent some time talking about the importance of divers working as stewards of their own local waters  by profiling the Los Angeles Waterkeeper and their Dive Program Manager Ian Jacobson. LAWK divers had just finished … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – Dive n’ Surf and Bob Meistrell from 1966

With the recent passing of Body Glove founder Bob Meistrell and the complete remodeling of Dive n’ Surf in Hermosa Beach, I thought I’d share an old D n’ S ad from a 1966 issue of Skin Diver magazine. It … Continue reading

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Divers you should know – Dr. Wheeler North

In a never ending journey to dive enlightenment, CFD would like to roll out a new feature spotlighting people that have played an important role in the California diving community but for some reason are nearly forgotten by contemporary divers.  … Continue reading

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