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Pathfinder CCR on the King Cruiser

Because I hadn’t been in the water for almost a week now (a week!), I took the Pathfinder out to Phi Phi for a day of fun diving with  422 more words

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Oxygen Sensors for Closed Circuit Rebreathers

Rebreathers expand the normal limits of the human body and allow us to explore new underwater frontiers – from deep oceans to uncharted caves.

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My personal experience with getting the bends - (hint: it sucks!)

On July 4th I was five days into some intensive dive training in the caves of north central Florida. Unfortunately that particular day had a less-than-desirable outcome: I ended up getting fairly seriously bent. 134 more words


Adventure Tourism “Under the Bell”

Diving Bell Island Mine

In 2006, while visiting Canada’s newest and easternmost province to dive on four excellent WWII wrecks, I was asked if I had any interest in leading a small expedition to check out the flooded Bell Island Iron-ore Mine in order to help determine if it had the potential to become an adventure dive destination. 2,623 more words



“It’s easy for a diver to be a coward and difficult to be brave because he usually works alone, unseen, uncriticised and unpraised … most of the foes are within himself and the victories unobserved.” 1,344 more words

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Scapa Flow

The Orkney Islands, area of Scapa Flow, a characteristic harbor following the times of the Norse intruders, all the more as of late a base for the Royal Navy, The last resting spot for the remaining parts of the German High Seas Fleet and the destination during the current years Selby Aquanauts jumping campaign. 532 more words

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Incident involving Drop Bottle and Deep Diving

A group of CCR divers undertook a trip on a liveaboard to explore wrecks in the 80-120m range.  On this particular occasion the boat was located some 100m from the reef wall and the wreck was 200-300m from the boat.  769 more words