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  1. No Shortcuts

    What gear should I buy? How can I improve my buoyancy? Where is a good dive destination in Mexico? How quick can I go from non-diver to instructor? These and similar questions pop up on scubaboard quite often, and they always bother me. In our world of instant food, instant communication and instant gratification, some people feel everything should come that way. Well, not everything does. Becoming a competent scuba diver is one of those things that does not. Rather than look for shortcuts ...
  2. My week as a volunteer on Mike Ball Dive Expeditions: 2013 by Pete Bucknell

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    The thirty-five knot wind howled across the top deck of the 25 year old twin engine catamaran as the rapidly drying wetsuits and dive gear flapped violently from the temporary clothesline.


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  3. UTD Announces a Kids Marine Science Camp in San Diego, CA

    Quote Originally Posted by Unified Team Diving View Post

    Kids 6-16 years
    May 13, 2013
    For immediate release:

    UTD officially announces the release of 2 marine science kids camps (Snorkeling and Zuba).
    Starting this summer, UTD will bring its philosophy, standards, and procedures to a kids camp in San Diego, CA.
    Below is a brief description, visit our website for full details and early bird registration specials.
  4. Crowley's Blog - The Long Way Round

    A few people have already asked me for a complete description of my new home but I’m still finding my feet, to be honest, and there is a lot to write about already but also I don’t want to flood the Blog Pages on a daily basis!

    Instead, this is simply about the journey over here. Many of you will have embarked on adventures of a similar nature, and some of you won’t have – so this is what it was like.

    On the 14th of May I left Manchester airport after another tearful ...

    Updated June 6th, 2013 at 10:55 PM by Crowley

  5. Crowley's Blog - Ch-ch-ch-Changes!

    I’ve been absent from these pages because to be perfectly honest, I haven’t had a lot to blog about, other than what would have pretty much amounted to a rather self-indulgent whinge about the state of current affairs on Planet Crowley. To make up for this deficiency, I shall, in an attempt to redress the balance, indulge in some self-indulgent whinging…

    In January of this year, I decided to leave my job in Sharm El Sheikh. There was a rather long blog about it but ...

    Updated May 31st, 2013 at 04:01 AM by Crowley