Underwater Pumpkin Carving – SCUBA Diving Patton Beach, Lake Tahoe

This is Sierra Diving Center’s 2011 pumpkin carving dive in Lake Tahoe, CA. The dive took place as October’s fun dive. It is something on an annual tradition. We had about 8 divers ranging from newly certified open water divers to tech divers and instructors. Everyone had a good time. The weather was perfect and the […]

Edmund Fitzgerald: Most Famous of Great Lakes Shipwrecks

http://www.shipwreckmuseum.com/edmund-fitzgerald-36/ I remember hearing the Gordon Lightfoot song when I was about ten or eleven years old. It’s kind of burned into my memory so every time I see something about the Edmund Fitzgerald, I perk up a bit. I found this site with recordings of the banter between a boat captain and the U.S. […]

Learn to Dive in Reno

Summer is finally here and if you’ve ever considered learning to SCUBA dive, now is the time to do it. If you live in or near Reno, even better. ivermectina líquido I teach through Sierra Diving Center and believe there is no better place to learn to dive anywhere in the world, let alone Reno. […]

When it Comes to Air, Sport Divers Should Think Like Tech Divers

I read something recently that fits in well with everything I’ve been doing and thinking lately regarding SCUBA diving. I don’t remember where I saw it, but it was a piece about gas consumption and SAC rate calculation for sport divers. Obviously, in sport diving, the diver has direct access to the surface. However, although […]

Carson High Students Lose Lives SCUBA Diving in Monterey

http://www.mynews4.com/story.php?id=40700&n=122 Two kids lost their lives diving in Monterey over the weekend. Details are limited but indications are that they ran out of air. I can’t speculate about what took place underwater. They were 16 and 17 years old. My assumption is that inexperience played a role. Time flies underwater and new divers tend not […]

Cool Vintage Diving Video

Anyone for diving? from Vintage D on Vimeo. This is awesome! I love seeing the way classes were handled back then. I was first certified around 1980 (YMCA) and it wasn’t that different. I remember having to recite Boyle’s Law, Henry’s Law, Dalton’s Law, Archimedes Principle, and tons of additional physics and physiology that you […]

Vintage Double Hose – Cool Site!

http://www.vintagedoublehose.com/index.php/component/content/article/91.html This site has a really cool listing, with pictures, of double hose regulators. I like that there is a rating system (1-5 stars) depicting the rarity of each double hose regulator they list. where to get ivermectin for dogs سلوتس اون لاين Among the rarest is a “blue can” Mistral made around 1958. العاب […]

308 Meters

http://www.tech-dive-academy.com/journey.html Over the last several months, I have grown increasingly intense about my diving.  Stories like this are both inspiring and humbling.  John Bennett was the first diver to break the 1000 foot barrier on open circuit SCUBA.  This is an account of that dive.  Sadly, he later lost his life during a comparatively “routine” dive of, […]

Undercurrent.org: Scientists Debunk Fin Claims

http://www.undercurrent.org/UCnow/dive_magazine/2004/ScientistsDebunk200401.html For years now, I have been suspicious about claims of being rocketed along effortlessly at incredible velocity by miraculous and relatively new split fins. A couple weeks ago I took a pair for a test ride in the pool compliments of one of my Rescue Diver students. قمار como tomar simpiox megbízható tippmix tippek […]