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#39 A Conversation with Robin Cuesta of Sulawesi Dive Trek

Dec. 6, 2022

One of the extraordinary individuals that Nick made contact with at ADEX in Singapore was Robin Cuesta. Robin started and runs Sulawesi Dive Trek in Sulawesi, Indonesia. Jay and Nick sit down with him to discuss how he got…

A Conversation with the First Asian Team Underwater Rugby (FATUWR)

Nov. 29, 2022

The guys excitedly sit down to speak with representatives, Gen, Khee and Ming of the First Asian Underwater Rugby Team, Singapore. You read that correctly, underwater rugby. Trust me, it's a thing and it's growing in popul…

Back from DEMA '22

Nov. 22, 2022

As a newly minted dive professional, Jay recounts his recent trip to DEMA in Orlando, FL. From walking the floor, seeing the latest scuba gadgets, meeting new vendors as well as recounting his new equipment certification, J…

#36 Lessons Learned from Season 1 of The Dive Table

Nov. 15, 2022

Reminiscing over The Dive Table's first 35 episodes, Jay and Nick discuss what it is they've learned about themselves and the required effort needed to start and maintain a podcast. Looking to the future, the guys also talk …

#35 How Do You Prepare for Advanced Scuba Training?

Nov. 8, 2022

While Jay is in Florida attending DEMA, he decided to take advantage of continuing his training with a UTD instructor. Nick and Jay discuss what they do respectively to prepare for training that is outside the typical hiera…

Ep. 34 The Reef of Horrors, Vol. 1

Oct. 31, 2022

Listeners beware! The stories you are about to hear might make your masks fog up and your regulators free flow, so just make sure you're not scuba diving while listening. As we head into the fall season here in Central Texa…

#33 The Scuba Scuttlebuzz - October 2022

Oct. 25, 2022

The guys chit chat about scuba topics that are currently in the news. Jay will be at DEMA Orlando this year. Nick speaks on his Malaysia exploits. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/daniel-porter73/message

Ep. 32 What Are Your Top 5 Essential Scuba Tools?

Oct. 18, 2022

We know that for any scuba shop to be successful, whether it's an agency labeled store or you buddy's garage down the road, more than 5 tools are going to be needed. In this episode however, the guys highlight what tools th…

Humans of Scuba (HoS) - Xiangfei Kong

Oct. 12, 2022

We are excited to bring you, 'Humans of Scuba,' a new series within The Dive Table Podcast. Some of you may be familiar with the concept and we thought it would be perfect for the scuba realm. Pulling the random scuba diver …

Xiangfei Kong - HoS (Humans of Scuba) #1

Oct. 11, 2022

We are excited to bring you a new series in the 'Dive Table' arena; Humans of Scuba. Some of you may be familiar with the concept and we thought it would be perfect for the scuba realm. Pulling the random scuba diver out of…

The Asia Dive Expo

Oct. 4, 2022

Now that Nick is in Malaysia, it's time he got to work on spreading the word of 'The Table.' He discovered, ADEX, The Asia Dive Expo in Singapore. He jumped on a plane and spent three days hanging out listening to speakers…

#30 Mike Gault on The Texas Underwater Survey Project (TexUS)

Sept. 27, 2022

We are happy to bring Mike Gault back to The Table to discuss his current project, The Texas Underwater Survey, or TexUS. If you haven't listened to his two part episode (Ep. 16 & 17), go ahead and do that now. We'll wait.…

#29 A Conversation with Chuck Noe

Sept. 21, 2022

The guys sit down with renowned cave diver and explorer, Chuck Noe. Chuck started diving in 1980, received his cave certification in 1996, became a tri-mix instructor in 1997, served as the lead divemaster on trips out to t…

#29 A Conversation with Chuck Noe

Sept. 20, 2022

The guys sit down with renowned cave diver and explorer, Chuck Noe. Chuck started diving in 1980, received his cave cert in 1986, became a tri-mix instructor in 1997, served as the lead divemaster on trips out to the Flower…

Going Pro

Sept. 13, 2022

In one of the few remaining episodes when Nick was stateside, the guys discuss the pro's and cons regarding their decisions for going pro. What motivating factors started them down the pro path and what does it look like on…

New or Used

Sept. 6, 2022

In an episode we recorded prior to Nick leaving for Malaysia, the guys discussed the pro's and con's to buying new or used scuba gear. From BCD's and wings, to wetsuits and snorkels, Nick and Jay discuss the sometimes mater…

Nick's in Malaysia, Lah!

Aug. 30, 2022

The guys discuss Nick's adjustment to life in Malaysia. Despite having to drive on the wrong side of the road and the apparent lack of a scuba diving community (What!?), Nick is determined to find one or start one, even if i…

#25 Jay's Journey

Aug. 23, 2022

As the anniversary of Jay's open water certification approaches, he and Nick discuss the path that led him to where he is in the scubaverse. They discuss the choices he made willingly and which ones he decided to avoid. Aft…

#24 Transmitter vs. SPG

Aug. 16, 2022

The age old question finally arrives at The Dive Table; Which tool should you use to monitor your gas levels, the transmitter or the SPG? Well, the guys dive right in and quickly realize something that everybody already know…

#23 A Conversation with Sarah Miller from Azul Unlimited

Aug. 9, 2022

The guys finally sit down with Sarah Miller from Azul Unlimited. Nick, being the social butterfly, found her on social media and has been following her for some time. He also used her suggestions and advice mentioned in on…

The Dive Table is Back!

Aug. 2, 2022

After much needed rest and relaxation (Millennials, am I right?), Nick and Jay have returned. They have actually been hard at work recording and they discuss a couple of their favorite upcoming episodes, including one not f…

The Dive Table will be back after a word from our sponsors...

July 20, 2022

Hey everybody, Producer Daniel here with The Dive Table Jay and Nick are gonna take a few weeks off in order to recoup from life outside of podcast responsibilities. Jay has been out of town with family obligations but at th…

#22 Lily and Arya, Under the Jungle Instructors

July 12, 2022

This week the guys speak with Lily and Arya, their instructors during their side mount course in Tulum, Mexico. Lily and Arya are both instructors with Under the Jungle and while it seemed that they weren't big fans of havi…

A conversation with Natalie Gibb and Vincent Rouquette-Cathala

July 9, 2022

Nick and Jay sit down with Nat and Vince, the owners of Under the Jungle in Tulum, Mexico to discuss their scuba origins as well as the genesis of ‘Under the Jungle.’ Nick and Jay visited them in May and went through a TDI …