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  1. Fun with Scooters

    by , July 7th, 2014 at 07:32 PM (Peter Bucknell , Video Producer)
    Underwater Scooters


    Scooters are a great tool for technical divers.
    They help us save breathing gas, while getting us from point A to point X in a hastier manner.
    A couple of us were at the local quarry testing some gear and there was a fellow offering test dives of these wonderful machines.

    Watch the cheesy video I forced into iMovie: Blog>
  2. Secret Math Trick Advantage of the Metric System

    by , July 4th, 2014 at 06:40 PM
    And yet some more examples of the utility of the Metric System:

    Discovered an interesting one-to-one correspondence between depth and gas consumption rate in bar/min, while diving with double AL80's (and why I now prefer using the Metric System even here in the States). An example:

    18m depth, same as 2.8 ATA -->translates directly to 2.8 bar/min
    21m depth, same as 3.1 ATA -->translates directly to 3.1 bar/min
    24m depth, same as 3.4 ATA -->translates ...
  3. "How to Scare Your Family" Cave Diving in Florida: the underwater river experience

    by , June 25th, 2014 at 05:29 PM (Peter Bucknell , Video Producer)
    Cave Diving in Florida: the underwater river experience
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    No-one in my immediate family bats an eyelid at the idea of me scuba diving for a living. However..... take that hobby deep underground into dark caves that are full of flowing water, and the comments about the films I'm producing become more abusive and emotional.


    "That made me feel sick!" wrote my little sister.
    "I don't like you doing that Peter. What's ...
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  4. Hello Rainy Season....Diving and Surfing.....So many ways to become a Pro!

    by , June 25th, 2014 at 01:47 PM
    With the start of the rainy season here in Costa Rica, +Oceans Unlimited & Go Pro Costa Rica are ready with some great training opportunities. For some of us, we breathe a sigh of relief that the rains have started, for others, it's a sigh of disappointment. As the ever optimist I like to think of it as a good thing. The rainforest that we live in is green and lush and the quite ...
  5. How NOT to Irritate Your Instructor/DIvemaster!

    by , June 23rd, 2014 at 03:29 PM (DivemasterDennis-)

    There is an article on Scuba Money posted recently all about how to irritate your instructor/divemaster. It is well written and spot on, and funny. I read it as tongue ion cheek, but the fact is a lot of divers do just what the writer says, and it can be irritating to the DM or instructor. So, in order to NOT irritate your divemaster or instructor, one should do the opposite of what that article says.

    For example, according to the article, the first way to irritate your ...
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