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CMAS World Freediving Indoor Championship 2024

The CMAS 4th World Freediving Indoor Championship was held once again in beautiful Belgrade hosted by the Serbian Underwater Federation and its very experienced president Mrs Bozana Ostojic, who had very successfully hosted several world events befor...

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CMAS 4th World Championship Finswimming Indoor Masters: Training & General Schedule

The 4th edition of the World Finswimming Masters Championship is going to be held in the city of Belgrade from the 9th to 12th of July. 91 athletes from 41 clubs representing 20 countries will participate in the event. Attached you can find the gener...

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Nuevo Curso de Ciencia Ciudadana: Restaurador de Hábitats

Descubre cómo puedes contribuir a la protección y restauración de los ecosistemas marinos afectados por la pesca fantasma. Este curso, desarrollado por el Comité Científico de CMAS y Ghost Diving Spain, te enseñará las habilidades necesarias para ide...

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ITA anti-doping education booth in Klaipeda

Learn about staying clean in sport at the 2024 CMAS 18th European Championship Finswimming Indoor Juniors in Klaipeda! We are delighted to announce that International Testing Agency's (ITA) Education Ambassador, Florence Schelling will be joining us ...

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DORIS participatory site

The DORIS participatory site puts online information sheets on underwater animals or plants, freshwater or marine species, from mainland French and overseas waters. These very complete sheets (texts and illustrations), rigorously verified, kept regul...

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June monthly webinar is dedicated to "Medical Professionals' Role in Clean Sport".

Dear ITA Partners, Our June monthly webinar is dedicated to "Medical Professionals' Role in Clean Sport". Medical professionals play a key part in supporting athletes and must understand the anti-doping landscape and their accompanying responsibiliti...

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4to Coloquio Internacional de Buceo Científico

Invitad@s al 4to Coloquio Internacional de Buceo Científico con colegas y estudiantes expertos en temas de buceo científico, restauración de ecosistemas, monitoreo ecológico subacuático y genómica, todo con una visión desde el uso de esta herramienta...

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We are pleased to announce the creation of a new CMAS Four Star Instructor (M4) standard, a prestigious distinction and the highest within the diving instructor community. This new standard honours CMAS Three Star instructors who have demonstrated ex...

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CMAS World Cup Depth Series - Philippines Freediving 2024

**CMAS World Cup Depth Series - Philippines Freediving 2024** Dates: May 14-20, 2024 The first round of the CMAS World Cup depth series in the Philippines has concluded!  The event saw 25 athletes from 18 countries across four continents come to...

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​CMAS World Cup Pool Series - Apnea Games 2024

CMAS World Cup Apnea Games 2024 held in Athens, Greece from 27-29 April 2024. It was the first competition of the CMAS world cup pool series that will have qualification status for the coming World Games 2025 in China and it had a great success. For ...

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UWH Referee Standards Published

by Don Mathews  |  CMAS UWH Referee DirectorThree documents have been published by the College of Referees for immediate release. These documents will be useful to anyone in UWH who would like to: Know anything about the UWH Referee Trainin...

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CMAS World Games Ranking V3

With the completion of the third round of the World Cup, we present you the updated World Games ranking. The next qualifying competition will be the World Championships. We look forward to meeting all of you in Belgrade. Download PDF File Here

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Protection of underwater cultural heritage

Editors: Hakan Öniz, Emad Khalil, Gustau Vivar. Ernesto Ottone R.Assistant Director, General of UNESCO for Culture  On behalf of UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, we are delighted to present this publi...

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UNESCO 2001 Underwater Cultural Heritage Convention Summary

The UNESCO Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage is an international convention adopted in 2001 with t he primary objective of protecting and promoting underwater cultural heritage and combating the extensive pillage, commercia...

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CMAS 65 Year of History

"Dive into the depths of history with CMAS's latest publication, "CMAS 65 (1959-2024)"! 📚✨ This collector's edition, limited to 500 copies, commemorates the 65th anniversary of CMAS, showcasing its legacy since its foundation in Monaco in 1959. Autho...

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CMAS World Games Ranking V2

The second round of the World Cup in Lignano was completed with the participation of 780 athletes. The Finswimming Commission compiles and publishes updated lists of the 24 best performers after each event featured in the World Games programme. As yo...

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New Zealand and Tahiti performed the best at the Inter Pacific Championship

Spearfishermen from New Zealand in the men's category and Tahiti in the women's category are the winners of the Inter-Pacific Spearfishing Championships that were held in New Zealand. 

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CMAS Celebrates its 65th Anniversary in Monaco, Birthplace of the World Underwater Federation, and Announces Renewal "To New Beginnings" at the 46th CMAS General Assembly.

CMAS has unveiled its new international platform, connecting all its national federations, diving professionals, sports events, scientific and environmental activities, and CMAS members to enhance user experience and give CMAS the repres...

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Signing a mutual cooperation agreement

On March 15th, the President of the CMAS Scientific Committee, Francisco A. Lacase, and the Director of Ghost Diving Spain, Raúl Alvares, signed a mutual cooperation agreement between both organizations in Tossa de Mar, Spain. This agreement is frame...

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All the fish caught at the II World Cup for Clubs were donated to Gastromotiva

All fish caught during the second edition of the World Cup for Clubs were donated to the non-governmental organization Gastromotiva, funded by David Hertz. In 2015., Hertz met Italian chef Massimo Bottura at the launch of Refettorio Ambrosiano. They ...

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