Author Archives: Gene Muchanski

About Gene Muchanski

Executive Director at Dive Industry Association. Board Member at Dive Industry Foundation. Marketing Consultant to the Diving Industry. I have been a certified Scuba Diver since I was 15 years old and have been a passionate waterman for as long as I can remember.

Why Must There Always Be A “Wake Up” Call?

Why Must There Always be a Wakeup Call? by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional We live our lives in a constant state of hustle and bustle.  On the run, go, go, go. It seems we don’t pay attention … Continue reading

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Baltimore Dive Show – January 19-20, 2018

For Immediate Release October 10, 2017   US Dive Shows LLC has announced consumer tickets are now on sale for the Baltimore/DC Dive Show 2018, Friday evening, January 19, 4-8 PM and Saturday, January 20, 2018 10 AM – 5 … Continue reading

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Mobby’s & DUI Announce Global Alliance

PRESS RELEASE: Two long term diving equipment companies have announced a global alliance on the construction, manufacturing and distribution of equipment.  Mobby’s USA (Mobby Dick, Inc. in Japan) and Diving Unlimited International, Inc. (DUI) are world leaders in the scuba … Continue reading

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Editorial – October 2017

October is Time For Review by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional You might be tempted to think that October is time to get ready for the DEMA Show.  Although there is a lot of DEMA prep going on … Continue reading

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That’s Why They Call It Adventure Travel

by Gene Muchanski, Executive Director Dive Industry Association, Inc. I’m having a cup of coffee at the Earl of Sandwich, a great eatery at the Los Angeles Airport. We are on our way to the Solomon Islands via a plane … Continue reading

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Editorial – September 2017

Success Equals Good Planning & Good Execution by Gene Muchanski Editor, The Dive Industry Professional If this editorial was written at the beginning of the month it would have covered exciting things that were happening in September, like the introduction … Continue reading

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The Volga Saint Lucia

The Forgotten Wreck. – St. Lucia. by Donovon Brown St. Lucia July 2017 The SV Volga. The Coolie Ship was the AKA given to the SV Volga, a three mast British flagged vessel that hit a reef and sank on … Continue reading

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Editorial – August 2017

It’s Potential That Counts – Not Past Performance by Gene Muchanski, Editor The Dive Industry Professional Working on the 2018 Scuba & H2O Adventure Show last month helped me realize what is important to diving businesses that are interested in … Continue reading

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Tovatec Introduces Dash 50 Light

Announcing the New Dash 50 Tovatec is happy to announce a new small light.  The New Dash 50 is the perfect backup light.  We took the compact size of the Sea Squirt (HL1), but made it a more powerful light.  … Continue reading

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World UW Hockey Commission

Subject: Day 5: France and Canada by Coach Holland Ja Sent: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 11:24 am Our morning game is with France who I believe will win the gold in these games. They are fast. I mean blur fast. … Continue reading

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