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Find Your Thing

This came up in one of my classes and I thought I’d share it with everyone. If you really want to make diving a regular part of your life, you need to find your “thing”. Think about scuba diving. Think about the best dives you’ve ever made. What was great about them? What got you …

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Do I Need a Dive Knife?

First, contrary to what you may have seen in movies like “Thunderball”, underwater knife-fights don’t happen. I just needed to get that out of the way. A lot of divers ask me this question and my standard answer is “maybe”. Honestly, I believe that every diver should dive with some kind of cutting device but …

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Torch Primer

Recently I was on a night dive and one of the participants was a fairly new diver. (less than 50 dives) As we walked out we were discussing the dive and he made the statement “I’ve got to get a better light”. I asked him which light he was using and he replied “The $25 …

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