Scuba.com News & Press Releases

Scuba.com Instructor helps carry the Olympic torch

February 23, 2010 -- Scuba diving instructor Darrick Cusick recently had the honor of carrying the Olympic torch during the multi-leg relay leading up to the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. Read the full press release.

Scuba.com Connects Divers Online With New Dive Buddy Maps

October 29, 2009 -- New social networking tool introduced to help divers stay connected in a new way. Scuba Divers are social creatures who are passionate about life and eager to connect with one another online. That's why Scuba.com has expanded their free Diver Webpage community with an interactive dive buddy map which makes it fun and easy to find fellow divers based on where they live. Read the full press release.

Scuba.com Launches Mobile Site For Divers On-the-Go

October 19, 2009 -- A new mobile-optimized version of Scuba.com makes it easy for divers to browse for and purchase scuba gear directly from their mobile devices. Read the full press release.

New Instructional Scuba Diving Videos Portal with Expert Scuba Gear Video Reviews

August 26, 2009 -- Scuba.com has expanded its scuba videos website with expert scuba gear video reviews, gear demonstration videos, and maintenance how-to videos. These informative dive videos are hosted by Scuba.com's professionally-trained scuba diving instructors with years of diving experience. Read the full press release.

Scuba.com Announces New Ways for Divers to Connect Online

August 25, 2009 -- Scuba Divers are social creatures who are passionate about life and eager to share their experiences with others. That's why Scuba.com has expanded their free Diver Webpage community to make it easier for divers to connect online. Read the full press release.

Online Scuba Retailer Receives Outstanding Dealer Award Again

December 18, 2008 -- Henderson, a manufacturer that offers the largest variety of surfing and scuba diving wetsuits and accessories in the industry, has once again recognized Scuba.com as an outstanding retailer for 2008. Scuba.com received this same award last year. Read the full press release.

Scuba Divers Save Big with New Price Cuts

December 2, 2008 -- Scuba.com makes your holiday budget go further with new price cuts, free shipping, and an online return policy. Scuba.com has lowered prices on thousands of scuba diving products for a limited time this holiday season. Lower holiday MAP (Minimum Advertised Pricing) from certain vendors allows Scuba.com to pass the savings on to their customers. This along with free shipping (available on thousands of items) and the most generous return policy in the industry is allowing customers to make the most of their holiday budget this season. Read the full press release.

Scuba.com Receives GSA Schedule Contract

July 15, 2008 -- Scuba.com, the leading online scuba retailer, is proud to announce their newly acquired General Services Adminitration (GSA) Schedule contract which was approved in June, 2008.  This expands Scuba.com’s business further, authorizing sales of scuba gear and accessories directly to US government organizations.  The GSA Schedule provides 11 million commercial products and services that government agencies can order directly from approved GSA Schedule contractors such as Scuba.com. Read the full press release.

SCUBA.com Unveils TWO New Programs at SCUBA Show in Long Beach

June 25, 2008 -- Scuba Show 2008 was held at the Long Beach Convention Center this past weekend, and Scuba.com was proud to be a sponsor of the show, and to be on-hand to promote two new products, completely free of charge, to the diving community. Read the full press release.

Scuba.com Recognized by Leading Manufacturer Henderson as Outstanding

November 30, 2007 -- Pleasantly surprised after winning Oceanic’s Award for greatest sales increase from an Internet Retailer; Henderson, a Manufacturer that offers the largest variety of surfing and scuba diving wetsuits and accessories in the industry, also recognizes Scuba.com as an outstanding retailer. Read the full press release.

New Member Registration Provides Savings for Snorkelers and Scuba Divers

November 28, 2007 -- Scuba.com is proud to announce new member benefits that will appeal to water sports enthusiasts everywhere. The new Scuba.com membership program gives members an additional 5% savings and free shipping on most orders for a limited time. In addition, the membership allows anyone to create a personalized webpage to share photos and a personal bio with others. Read the full press release.

Scuba.com Expands Full-Service Repair Facility, Provides Scuba Gear Care Tips from Scuba Diving Instructors

August 14, 2007 -- Scuba.com is now even better equipped to provide scuba divers everything needed to keep their scuba gear in top shape following its latest round of company improvements, which include an expanded repair facility that is factory authorized to service more than 100 brands of scuba diving gear. Read the full press release.

The Factory Authorized Repair Team at Scuba.com Expands

July 30, 2007 -- Scuba.com has one of the best factory authorized dedicated repair facilities in the industry. Read the full press release.

Scuba Divers & Movie Buffs Can Play to Win Snorkeling and Dive Gear from scuba.com

July 12, 2007 -- Win free snorkeling and scuba diving gear and have fun at the same time while participating in our many scuba contests at scuba.com. Our new celebrity diver contest includes trivia about Kate Moss, Cindy Crawford, Jessica Alba, Sandra Bullock, Tom Hanks, James Cameron, Tom Cruise, and many other celebrities who enjoy scuba diving. Our new Harry Potter quiz will interest just about everyone. Join for your chance to win free scuba gear. Read the full press release.

Divers Just Want to Have Fun; Scuba.com Plays Nintendo Wii in a Big Way

January 28, 2007 -- Scuba.com offers tips and tricks for large scale installations of the Nintendo Wii gaming system. Read the full press release.

Scuba.com Moves to Larger Facility in Irvine Just in the "Saint Nick" of Time

November 14, 2006 -- For 16 years, Scuba.com has been serving its customers from its home base in Orange County, California. In anticipation of a busy Christmas Season, Scuba.com moved its warehouse and showroom to a larger facility in Irvine, California. Read the full press release.

Web sellers' key product is expertise

November 1, 2004 -- Scuba.com owners work to be definitive source for information. Read the full press release.

Consumer Alert: Gray Market Scuba Gear Puts Lives in Danger

July 1, 2004 -- Caveat Extempore. Consumer beware. Most of the time when a consumer buys an inferior piece of merchandise, it is merely inconvenient when the product fails to perform as expected. The most that the consumer has lost is some money. Read the full press release.

Scuba.com Has Defied The Odds, Successfully Changing From A Retail Chain To An Online Store

June 8, 2004 -- James' and Melinda Herndon's successful SCUBA diving retail website, Scuba.com, has continued to flourish after the dotcom meltdown. The Herndons had owned a successful chain of SCUBA diving shops, but closed their stores and evolved their business to an entirely online operation. Read the full press release.

From Bricks to Clicks: How Scuba.Com Defied the Odds and Changed From a Retail Chain to an Online Powerhouse

June 4, 2004 -- Business schools rebuke the practice. Countless books caution against this foolhardiness. And thousands of former dot-com executives know first-hand that it just won't work. Read the full press release.


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