All my bags are packed… or are they?

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One of the most exciting times is packing your gear for your next dive trip! It can also be one of the busiest. This can be especially true if you’ll be traveling overseas. With some pre-trip planning you can avoid that sinking feeling when you’re on the dock and you realize you’ve forgotten…

Is a knife part of your dive kit?

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UPDATE: Hey Dive Buddies! After so many comments on this article posted on LinkedIn and elsewhere I decided to┬ádedicate Episode 004 of the Under Pressure Divecast to the subject – check it out: Under Pressure Divecast – Episode 004 If you’ve been diving a while you may already have a strong opinion about whether or […]

Getting from ‘What’ to ‘Why’ SCUBA Diving Accidents Happen

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There is a project underway by PhD candidate Gareth Lock to develop a model for examining SCUBA diving accidents that is intended to get from ‘what happened’ to ‘why it happened’. If better understanding of accident analysis and prevention is something you’re interested in please keep reading but Gareth could use the help of the […]

Why Dive a Computer? – Ascent Rate Addendum!

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I’m a gear-o-phile. Okay now that we got that out of the way… Dive computers are a great addition to your dive system. When a diver on a limited budget asks me what they should purchase first, a dive computer is always high on the list (usually right below regulators – but every situation warrants […]