Sort out dive log computer compatibility problems and getting your old dive computer data into your new software. Tell me if this sounds familiar. You’ve…View More Moving your dive logbook from PC to Mac
Shearwater Petrel Dive Computer
Review of the Shearwater Petrel Dive Computer I’ve owned and used a number of dive computers over the years. The most recent of these was…View More Shearwater Petrel Dive Computer
PADI Altitude, Drysuit and Enriched Air Specialties
Scuba diving specialty certifications every mountain diver should have. As much as we all love to get into the deep blue, warm water of the…View More PADI Altitude, Drysuit and Enriched Air Specialties
Choosing a Dive Computer vs. Decompression Computer
Choosing a dive computer in some ways is a pretty straight-forward process. You decide on a budget and go for it, because most of them…View More Choosing a Dive Computer vs. Decompression Computer
Calculating SAC (Surface Air Consumption) Rate
One of the fundamental calculations we rely on as technical divers is the SAC, or surface air consumption rate. We care because that is the primary means…View More Calculating SAC (Surface Air Consumption) Rate
The New VR Technology – VRx Dive Computer
Here’s a little information about VR’s new VRx dive computer from their site. I had a discussion about it with the owner of the dive…View More The New VR Technology – VRx Dive Computer
Deep Diving on SCUBA
For years I was considered somewhat of a rogue in the recreational diving community. Having made decompression dives beyond 200 feet many times, I believed…View More Deep Diving on SCUBA
Is my SCUBAPRO Titanium regulator compatible with the use of Nitrox or pure oxygen?
I personally love titanium for a regulator material, but it generally isn’t a good choice for tech divers due to incompatibility with high concentrations of…View More Is my SCUBAPRO Titanium regulator compatible with the use of Nitrox or pure oxygen?
1800psi 38’s for Deco Bottles?
Just how well do steel 38’s for deco stand up against modern aluminum cylinders? I have a couple steel 38’s (1800psi) that were manufactured in…View More 1800psi 38’s for Deco Bottles?
Atomic Frameless Mask
I just bought a new mask for the first time in 20 years. For deep technical diving, I keep a backup with me, but it’s…View More Atomic Frameless Mask
DIR: An Alternate View
http://www.inspired-training.com/DIR%20-%20Whats%20its%20not.htm I’m not sure just what to think about DIR. There are aspects that I most certainly agree with. Gear standardization, for example, I believe…View More DIR: An Alternate View
SubGear XP10 Dive Computer
Update (7/19/13): Before buying the Subgear XP10 dive computer, please read my comments at the end of this post… I recently replaced my old, tried…View More SubGear XP10 Dive Computer
Rare 1823 Wreck Found—Capt. Linked to “Moby-Dick”
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news//2011/02/110211-two-brothers-whaling-ship-pollard-science-nantucket-noaa/ I can’t imagine how many shipwrecks there must be throughout the world, but certain ones excite me a lot. Queen Anne’s Revenge, The Nuestra…View More Rare 1823 Wreck Found—Capt. Linked to “Moby-Dick”
OMS Backplate/Wing Buoyancy Control
PADI Enriched Air/Nitrox Certification
As a PADI Open Water SCUBA Instructor, one of the coolest things is staying active and up to speed on a wide variety of dive…View More PADI Enriched Air/Nitrox Certification