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Scubanomics: The Dive Industry in November 2021

Open water certification data. Instructor careers. Quality in the dive industry. Thinking outside the box.

I hope 2021 has been good to you so far (or, at least, better than 2020), and especially that you are staying healthy!

I have a handful of new topics to share with you. A handful is exactly five!

  1. NEW: Entry-level dive certifications so far in 2021: Q3 delivered good news, just like Q2 did. There may be light at the end of the tunnel!
  2. UPDATED: Survey results on the “economics” of being a dive instructor compared to a tech diving instructor.
  3. NEW: Part 2 of that survey with a look at dive instructors who did not renew their teaching status. Their reasons. Their profile.
  4. NEW: In our off-the-wall series, we brainstormed around the idea of eLearning being free in the dive industry.
  5. NEW: We discussed the role of standards & procedures, quality assurance, and dive instructors in keeping scuba divers alive: A Prop Gun. A Power Bar. A Dead Diver. What do they have in common?

We also launched a new series of “Scuba Proud” promotional items to help you recruit more student-divers.

Reminder: I recently published 2 reference books for dive professionals. Please have a look and give me your feedback!

Are you going to the DEMA Show this month in Las Vegas? If so, I wish you a profitable trip. Let me know how it went for you.

While we’re here… Would you do me a favor and forward this newsletter to a colleague or dive buddy, please? Let’s work together on developing and improving the dive industry!

Dive safe. Stay healthy!

Darcy

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Also from Darcy Kieran and The Business of Diving Institute:Reference book: Scuba Diving Industry Market Data & Statistics: 2021 Edition.Guide book: Your Career and/or Life as a Scuba Diving Instructor: How to make a good living out of your passion for scuba diving.Tools: Scuba Proud promotional products to help you recruit more student divers, dive buddies, and instructor candidates.

What now? You may be interested in the complete Scubanomics Table of Content.

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News & editorials for the scuba diving industry. Scuba diving market data & statistics. Business analysis. Innovation-fueled strategies for growth. Dive store management. Your career as a dive professional. More info: https://www.businessofdiving.com/

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Entrepreneur | Executive | Author | Radio Announcer | Scuba Diving Instructor — #ScubaDiving #Travel #Watersports— #Miami #Montreal #Marseille

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