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The SCUBA Gear Conundrum – When What & Why

Every new diver faces a SCUBA Gear conundrum at some point or the other. Most authorities advise the traditional approach of buying a Mask, Snorkel and Fins first. I advise another approach which will not only save you your hard earned money but also make you a better diver. The SCUBA Gear Conundrum simplified If you’re reading this, it’s likely that you’re either considering SCUBA classes or planning to dive…

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Cave Diving - The Thai Cave Rescue

Thai Cave Rescue – Who’s the Real Expert ?

Now that the ‘experts’ have had their say, the hullabaloo died down and the debris settled, read on to know who are the real experts of the Thai Cave Rescue Operation and why it’s not and should never be the active military. Be warned though – All this opinion is from a ‘Non-Expert’ ! Traditions are good as much as are trials by fire. But when they begin to put…

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Bernie Chowdhury Book Review

Book Review: Diver Down – Real World SCUBA Accidents and How to Avoid Them

  Many divers pop happily from dive to dive thinking that a dive accident will never happen to them, so they never plan for contingencies.  – Excerpt from Diver Down This excerpt from Diver Down, is a succinct summary of exactly why you should be buying this book and why I’m busy writing about this book! For starters, the book Diver Down is written by Michael Ange. A certified Instructor Trainer in the…

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Buoyancy is the cornerstone of open water diving

So you fancy being an open water diver ? Here’s what you should know…

Let’s us all be very honest – there are few people in this world who have not been piqued by the uniqueness of the Earth’s oceans at some point of time in their life. The ocean, with it’s vastness, beauty and marine life, is enchanting to think about. Unsurprisingly, many people consider taking up an Open water diver course, but put it off for another day due to varying reasons….

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