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Distributors of Dive Books and Videos, and Internet Addresses for Additional Information

The first list in this Section is of dive book distributors; write or call for a free catalog. Some companies on this list also publish their own scuba books. The second list contains internet addresses of comprehensive scuba sites; in turn, each site contains many links -- to books, dive shops, on-line magazines, scuba resorts, news groups, etc. Like all web sites, the ones listed here are subject to a change of address. However, since they are all inter- linked in some fashion, by starting at any one site you should be able to "surf" the web and retrieve large amounts of scuba-related information.

Book Distributors

Aqua Explorer Publications (Dan Berg, President)
Address: P.O. Box 116, East Rockaway, NY 11518
Phone: 516-868-2658; 800-695-7585
Fax: 516-868-2658
Catalog emphasis: Wreck diving, underwater life, diving guides; also distributes wreck videos.

Aqua Quest Publications, Inc. (Anthony A. Bliss, Jr., Publisher)
Address: P.O. Box 700, Locust Valley, NY 11560-0700
Phone: 516-759-0476; 800-933-8989
Fax: 516-759-4519
Catalog emphasis: Wreck diving, underwater life, deeper diving. Aqua Quest also publishes its own series of Diving Guides to popular dive sites, ranging from Hawaii to the Caribbean and Bermuda.

Bennet Marine Video
Address: 8436 West 3rd Street, Suite 740, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4100
Phone: 800-733-8862
Fax: 213-951-7595
Catalog emphasis: Underwater videos on all subjects, from underwater photography to dive boat etiquette to how to use dive tables.

Best Publications Co. (Jim Joiner, Publisher)
Address: P.O. Box 30100, Flagstaff, AZ 86003-0100
Phone: 520-527-1055; 800-468-1055
Fax: 520-526-0370
Catalog emphasis: Dive medicine, advanced diving (commercial and scientific), and history of diving. Best also publishes books on diving.

Divers Alert Network
Address: Box 3823, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: 1-800-446-2671
Fax: 919-490-6630
Catalog emphasis: Dive medicine, diving safety and first aid. Catalog also contains DAN-promoted non-book products such as oxygen equipment, T-shirts, decals, etc.

Watersport Publishing, Inc. (Robert Von Maier and Ken Loyst, Co-Publishers)
Address: P.O Box 83727, San Diego, CA 92138
Phone: 619-697-0703
Catalog emphasis: Company's own dive books, which span gamut from When Women Dive to Mixed Gas Diving.

Some Comprehensive World Wide Web Sites On Scuba Diving

(in alphabetical order)


Rodale's Scuba Diving

Scuba Central


Scuba On-Line

Sten's Diving Pages

Underwater Sports World & Virtual Dive Shop

You can order the print version of Scuba Diving Explained from:
Best Publishing Co.
P.O. Box 30100
Flagstaff, AZ 86003-0100
Phone 800-468-1055 or 520-527-1055
FAX: 520-526-0370
$19.95 + $3.50 s&h

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