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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 www.cmas.org, 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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WADA Symposium 2024 Lausanne, Switzerland

CMAS President Anna Arzhanova and CMAS Sport Committee President Michel Gaunard took the opportunity of the WADA Symposium 2024 held in Lausanne Switzerland to meet with the International Testing Agency and discuss the prohibition of PDE5 Inhibitors,...

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C.R. Flamengo spearfishermen dominate II World Cup for Clubs

Francisco Loffredi, Kevin Sansao, and Raphael Ambrosio, spearfishermen from the C.R. Flamengo club, emerged victorious in the second edition of the CMAS World Cup for Clubs held in Rio de Janeiro. The event was organized by the Associacao Paulista de...

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CMAS Instructor Manual goes global - now available in Chinese

This manual serves a vital purpose, aimed directly at instructor trainers and technical committees of the national federations. Its primary goal is to streamline the training process for future CMAS instructors, providing a comprehensive resource for...

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Death of Ray Yeates, former Secretary of the CMAS Technical Committee

It is with deep sadness that we heard today of the passing of our dear friend and colleague Ray Yeates. Up to the recent past Ray, for many years was the President of Comhairle Fo-Thuinn, the Irish Underwater Council. He held the position of Secretar...

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Chinese Federation's Intensive CMAS Course uplifts Diving Instruction Standards with Training for 2 and 3 Star Instructors

Over 15-day an intensive CMAS course was carefully designed to encompass all the crucial aspects of diving for CMAS 2 and 3 Star Instructors, ensuring a comprehensive exploration of fundamental teaching techniques to advanced safety measures and risk...

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CMAS TC has developed an instructor's manual for use in all CMAS federations

The manual is intended for instructor trainers and all local technical committees. Questions about this manual can be directed to me or CMAS TC Director Standards & Equivalencies mr. Abdelaziz Rezik. I hope that this manual will make it easier fo...

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CMAS World Games Ranking_V1

Following the changes in the qualification procedure for the World Games and the fact that the results of the rounds of the World Cup and the World Cup Golden Final, as well as the World Championship, can now lead to qualification, the Finswimming Co...

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One World Cup: two new World Records

 During the first round of the World Cup held in Aix-en-Provence – France, we had the opportunity to witness the achievement of two new world records. Both records were in the Seniors category and the 200-meter Immersion event. An event that cam...

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The Flamengo Team will compete in the World Cup for Clubs

Flamengo is the biggest football club in Brazil and arguably in the world. Now, it also has a spearfishing team competing in the CMAS World Cup for Clubs. Clube de Regatas Flamengo has winning teams in many other sports such as volleyball, judo, gymn...

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UNESCO and CMAS sign a collaboration agreement for the protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage

Turkey, February 29, 2024. CMAS, a global non-profit organization, works to protect Underwater Cultural Heritage (UCH) through special training programs and awareness methods. This approach involves collaborating with scientists and scientific organi...

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Euro-African Championship will be in Turkey

Join us for the XXXIV Men & III Women CMAS Euro-African Spearfishing Championship! Dates: May 29 - June 2, 2024Location: Erdek Ocaklar, TürkiyeWith just three months to go, preparations are well underway, and we're excited to welcome spearfishing...

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The II CMAS World Cup for Clubs starts in a week

The CMAS World Cup for Clubs in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will be held from the 6th to the 9th of March. Team registration is closed, and 20 teams will compete in the Tijucas and Maricas Islands zones. Ten teams are from Brazil, divided into ...

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Valentina CAFOLLA succeed a new world record freediving

On Friday February 23rd 2024 the Croatian athlete Valentina CAFOLLA succeed a new world record freediving under ice DYN with wetsuit 140 meters. Previous world record in women category was 126 a few days ago from Yasuko Ozeki Japan. Athlete: Valentin...

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Ozeki Yasuko under-ice DYN record attempt

The new Women record DYN under ice (wetsuit) is 126 meters. Utoro, Japan.  Ozeki Yasuko successfully set a new World record in DYN-Dynamic with fin(under ice) with wetsuit discipline.

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