Episode 004 – Discussion on Dive Knives | Divecast | Podcast

Do you dive with a knife? In this episode I discuss the reasons for diving with a knife.

In the tip of the week I offer some considerations about where to mount your dive knife.

The Gear Junkie’s Garage is looking forward to a new product from Aqwary call the Smart Console… 70 dive buddies?!

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Destinations of Opportunity

There you are… you’re traveling for business or visiting your relatives; walking down a boardwalk… and then it hits you… ‘I could be diving!’

How often do you take the opportunity to go SCUBA diving when you are traveling for other reasons? Do you avoid packing your gear if you’re not going on a ‘dive trip’ simply because you’d only get one or two dives in anyway?

I know I have. I’ve been to California and the northeast plenty of times to get some dives in but left my gear at home. Why?

Here are 5 reasons divers lose dive opportunities!

  • It’s too much to carry.
  • That’s not the point of this trip.
  • The airlines charge too much for checked bags.
  • What if I carry it all on my trip and can’t dive?
  • I would only get a dive or two in anyway.

Now, let’s talk about strategies overcome these excuses and make every trip a ‘dive trip’!

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Snorkel Pros, Cons and Solutions

Why do divers carry a snorkel? Don’t they have air already?!

If you’re not a SCUBA diver this is an understandable question. Why would we have a snorkel if we’re already carrying air in a cylinder on our backs?

And, if you are a diver do you ever ask yourself this question or have you ever left your snorkel in your dive bag (you don’t have to admit it out loud… just let the voice in your head do the talking).

The answer to the first question is, of course, we do have air but there are some good reasons for carrying a snorkel as a SCUBA diver and some problems as well.

Snorkel Decisions

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Introducing the Under Pressure Divecast!

Have you ever had a question about SCUBA diving or thought how fun it must be? Well… you’re right and I know you’ll find you’re not alone. Welcome to the first ever Under Pressure Divecast! This is an audio production dedicated to the fun and exciting sport of recreational SCUBA diving. Dive stories, fun tips and gear talk.

You can be a SCUBA diver!

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Under Pressure Divecast – Cover

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