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What I learned while not diving
lerpy - 11 days 16 hours ago.
I thought I would write something in the forum as I have not been on here for a rather long time due to a very busy dive season and various other things. I did not do much diving this season, but I did learn a lot. I had the fortune of getting a job as a deck hadn with a company that operates 5 dive boats in the St Lawrence and when I was not working at my real job I was out on the water. I was fortunate in that the other staff and owners were great, and I quickly went from loading gear to getti...
Why I Dive
TorbenLonne - 10/10/2014 7:15 AM
Diving makes me feel alive. I feel absolutely liberated when I plunge into the welcoming sensation of the water surrounding me. I have no boundaries and feel utterly alive. The water being warm or cold, with my proper wetsuit on nothing can hold me back from my dive. The bonus is that you will be fortunate to see all of the amazing marine life when you start diving, ranging from everyday familiar fish to the gigantic manta ray. Diving is an activity that will definitely give all who try it one o...
Okinawa Diver, certified 1981
Pegasus161 - 8/04/2014 10:27 PM
Ok, just signed up. Havent been diving in a long time. Living in Southern California. I certified in Okinawa Japan in 1981. Certified through Advanced Open Water. Atoll Divers International. My daughter and her boyfriend are signing up to take lessons. makes me want to take a refresher and try it again myself. Looking forward to the adventure. Anyone out there ever dive Okinawa? man I remember returning to California and taking in the beach dives. Big difference. About the closest thing to Oki w...
Gator Gill Surface air diving unit Gator Gill Surface air diving unit
Swampman - 7/08/2014 5:42 PM
Gator Gill Surface air diving unit 12 volt model. BEFORE YOU ATTEMPT TO USE THIS OR ANY PIECE OF DIVING EQUIPMENT MAKE SURE YOU ARE ACCOMPANIED BY A LICENSED CERTIFIED DIVING INSTRUCTOR AND THAT ALL DIVING EQUIPMENT IS CHECKED BY A LICENSED PROFESSIONAL DIVE SHOP PRIOR TO USING. SELLER ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR BUYERS FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH SAID WARNING. Hello, my name is Steve and I would like to offer you what I believe to be is one of the best surface air diving unit systems you can affor...
Want a new start, Need to move on
cowboydiving - 6/30/2014 3:52 PM
I’m reaching out to all of you for help and ideas . I’ve lived in the central part of the states all my life. I’m looking to move closer to the ocean , I’ve been diving for 7 yrs and as you know there’s really not much for diving in South Dakota I know I want to live somewhere near the coast from TX to NC if anyone has any leads on jobs or good diving areas I would truly appreciate it Thank You Carl...
Out of Air
Agojo - 12/28/2013 8:18 AM
August 2013 on a charter (Florida Panhandle) 3 dive trip with dives to 102-114’ with 32% EAN. Buddy & I taking pics, being first in and last out on first two dives. On third dive we extended SI due to depth and nitrogen loading. On the way down we meet the spear fisherman that went down with short SI. We toured the wreck and started up anchor line thinking we were the last divers in the water. At 84’ we paused while I secured and stowed my camera. It was at this time we noticed a lone diver (spe...
Let’s go diving Let’s go diving
scubadmike - 7/27/2013 3:34 PM
Who likes going diving for FREE ?? PLANING A SHORE DIVE "PEPPER PARK " FT. PIERCE Florida 8/3/13 Saturday 9:00 Am .... 3 miles north of Ft.Pierce inlet on A -1-A ........... If you like to explore a 3 reef system grab your fins’ mask & tank & join us !!! scubadmike@gmail.com...
Going diving today Going diving today
scubadmike - 6/08/2013 4:56 AM
Going diving today South Florida . 1 St drop Capt. Dan, 2 Nd a drift dive ..............
Unidentified Fish
Jun - 4/28/2013 10:03 PM
We were building a few gas stations in an island in the Philippines and I have to check all of them every so often. The island is so rural it felt like stepping into the past. And it’s small enough to be circled in just three hours by motorcycle through a seaside highway. Though not so many, it has a steadily rising population. There are lesser people in the south part, and a long stretch of beach is un-peopled for most of the day. I usually stop by a bluff overlooking the sea, which has a view ...
Death of Mike DeCamp - Pioneer of Northeast Wreck Diving Death of Mike DeCamp - Pioneer of Northeast Wreck Diving
Scout - 4/14/2013 9:37 AM
Michael Anderson deCamp, 85, of 417 S. Broad St, Edenton, NC, died Tuesday, April 9, 2013 in his home. His life was a clear path; no regrets, no guilt, no complications. He was a powerful force that will be missed. Mr. deCamp was born in New York City, NY, and was a son of the late Jesse Albert and Margaret Dodsworth deCamp. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, William Dodsworth deCamp and Laurent deCamp. A graduate of Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, CT, and...
KaneDive Underwater Photography KaneDive Underwater Photography
KANEDIVE - 3/21/2013 10:29 AM
KaneDive Underwater Photography Email: KaneDive@aol.com Web: http://kanedive.tumblr.com FB: http://www.facebook.com/kane.dive.98?ref=tn_tnmn The Path Less Traveled >>...
Scuba Diving Certification Fort Lauderdale Florida Scuba Diving Certification Fort Lauderdale Florida
learnscubawithpaul - 2/20/2013 1:44 PM
Scuba Diving Certifications Fort Lauderdale The scuba diving certification process in Fort Lauderdale, Florida When can I take scuba diving courses? How long does it take to get certified to be an Open Water Diver? How much does it cost to get scuba diving certified? Who should I get certified to scuba dive with? No matter your path, I want to personally congratulate you on your excellent decision to become a certified scuba diver. Scuba diving is by far one of the most rewarding and fascinating...
Cebu Dive Guide >About me
cebudiveguide - 1/05/2013 2:16 AM
www.cebudiveguide.com Now based In mactan, Lapu lapu, Cebu. A Padi diver with 12 years experience and over a few hundred dives. In places including:The Great barrier reef, The Philipines Malapascua, Mactan and Moalboal., The Canary Islands., Thailand -KoPhiPhi Island and Egypt including Dahab- The blue hole. Sharm el sheik, on the Ras Mohammed, Tiran, and SS thistlegorm I have a passion for diving and after being a Divemaster for 3 months I decided to take the PADI Instructor Development course,...
Diving Jupiter Fl. Diving Jupiter Fl.
scubadmike - 12/11/2012 2:08 AM
Like to go diving on a charter in Jupiter Florida $45.00 5 spots left. Boat departs 9:00 Am . {Jupiter Dive Center} Last dive of the year .Want to go ??It’s under Mike Walsh . "LET’S HAVE FUN ’ [ 561-745-7807 ]...
shore dive West Palm Beach Fl. shore dive West Palm Beach Fl.
scubadmike - 11/08/2012 2:24 AM
FREE DIVE - 17Th. West Palm Beach "Blue Heron Bridge " West Palm Beach . Max depth 25 Ft. you get 1-1/2 Hr. on 1 tank .Thats all you need !! Time to dive 9:55 Am. See you there ............... If interested E-mail me scubadmike@gmail.com...
Android app for Nitrox Calculations
Cbela65 - 11/03/2012 8:15 AM
I have created an Android application to help with Nitrox calculations. The application should run on any Android device. It is designed to help facilitate the calculation, and in no means replace training. If you would like to have a look the two versions can be found at: Free version-> https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gayven.nitroxbuddyfree&feature=search_result#?t=W2​51bGwsMSwyLDEsImNvbS5nYXl2ZW4ubml0cm94YnVkZHlmcmVlIl0. Paid Version-> https://play.google.com/store/apps...
We do windows! We do windows!
BubblesBelow - 8/26/2012 6:21 AM
Back in the day - working a several-ton semi-submersible ("Maui E-Ticket") off the coast of Lahaina, in Maui, entertaining the newly-weds and nearly-deads. Had to grab goodies off the ocean floor to bring up to the windows and show the "ooohh, not me, never" people, that preferred the topsides of life. Was a pretty fun job till I got knocked out, under water, while scrubbing the hull and windows on a down day and in big surf! The "Screaming E Ticket", as we called it, ended up on the reef, in fr...
GREAT DAY OF DIVING GREAT DAY OF DIVING
scubadmike - 4/03/2012 1:30 AM
WHAT A DAY . 1 of the best dives of the year !! Water temp {74 } Air { 80 } Sea god’s in our favor - 0 to 1 Ft !! Vis. 50 Ft....
Suba Diving Suba Diving
scubadmike - 3/31/2012 4:42 AM
Going diving in Pompano South Florida Headquarters .. Capt. Dan wreck He Ha .. Sea gods are looking great . Seas 1 Ft. water temp 76 !!...
Ghosts Underwater? Yes, there are. Ghosts Underwater? Yes, there are.
Blade - 3/18/2012 2:10 PM
Fellow scuba divers, On 17 March 2012, while recording a video to capture the sounds of migrating whales at Maeda Point Okinawa Japan, I caught an EVP that says "GET OUT OF HERE". This happens at the 25 second mark. Turn the sound up and listen closely...There are ghosts underwater! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBiKY-Ct7AI&feature=youtu.be...