Editorial: About Belonging

Our trade association is having a tough go this year. DEMA’s annual show, which is their primary source of revenue and what many members see as the most obvious reason to belong, was canceled last year. If COVID had dissipated…
Mark Young
October 26, 2021
As I See ItOpinion

As I See It: A Rep’s Rant

Finally! In today’s society being “politically correct” is becoming less desirable. Holding back the truth so not to offend actually creates more damage over time. Some of you may find what I have to say as being nitpicky. Please take…
Tracy Young
October 28, 2020
As I See ItOpinion

As I See It: As You See It

We would like to use this opinion page to add commentary to the Operational Survey for this month, Dive Retailers and Discounting. The survey numbers say quite a lot, and so do the retail comments, and since discounting is a…
Mark Young
December 3, 2013
As I See ItOpinion

On Where We Are

While our industry has been keenly focused on the economy of the last few years, in the background is the belief among us that scuba has been in decline for much longer, which leads us to wonder: With diving on…
Mark Young
February 18, 2013