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Wreck Master Divers

Discussion in 'Mid-Atlantic States' started by Kim, Jun 2, 2005.

  1. Kim

    Kim Here for my friends..... ScubaBoard Supporter

    I hope I'm in the right forum for this question!
    Has anyone heard of this op - Wreck Master Divers, Virginia beach? In particular - has anyone done any training with them?
  2. pairizarry

    pairizarry Nassau Grouper

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Northern VA

    I have not dived with Wreck Master Divers but I have with Lynnhaven Dive Center (http://www.ldcscuba.com/). Lynnhaven is a good operation, so I would assume their training (SSI) is good as well. I have dived twice off VA Beach and have not had a good (visual) dive experience. I hope to get out to NC and dive off Morehead City this summer. The vis down there is supposed to be a whole lot better than what you can expect on the best of days in VA Beach.

  3. Kim

    Kim Here for my friends..... ScubaBoard Supporter

    I'm asking because Wreck Master Divers does Technical training. I would really like to have a little info about them though. I live in Japan and it's a very long way to go!!! Right now I have only seen their internet sight.
    By the way - what kind of water temperatures should I expect? What kind of exposure suit?
  4. barc802

    barc802 Solo Diver

    # of Dives:
    Location: Sykesville, MD
    If you are looking to make a special trip to the states to learn Tech I would go to Northeast Scuba Supply. They are the premier dive center in New Jersey / Philly area. If you have ever read "Shadow Divers" Richy Kohler get his stuff there and his air. They will treat you right!

    As far as conditions I would not do a tech class around here w/o a drysuit. Vis is typicaly 15-30 feet but can be as low as 1-2 feet.
  5. cornfed

    cornfed Mindless lemming

    Is there a particular reason you're looking at VA Beach? The diving isn't bad but if I was coming all the way from Japan for a class there are other places I'd probably pick.

    Bottom temps will probably be low 50's to low 60's throughout most of the summer.
  6. Don Burke

    Don Burke Loggerhead Turtle

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: southeastern Virginia
    I have been to their shop a couple of times. I have not done any training through them.

    I would not come to Virginia Beach for technical training. Florida or one of the quarry sites would give you more reliable weather. We get blown out too often to be a dive destination.

    BTW, Lynnhaven and Divers Unlimited do technical training too.
  7. zboss

    zboss Solo Diver

    They are horrible... I would NEVER EVER dive with them ever again. YOu can find my scathing review of their "service" on another thread of this board.

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