Scuba Diving Equipment
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The Equipment Of The Scuba Diver, Not as Complicated as It May Look

The Equipment Of The Scuba Diver The first time for anything can be overwhelming, that first day of High School, your first date, your first driving lesson and, yes, your first diving lesson. When you slipped behind the steering wheel of the car for the first time, you had years of experience observing other drivers as they used the different tools – accelerator pedal, brakes, steering wheels – that a driver uses. Knowing the basic function of those items made [...]

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Diving Fundamentals: The Dive Briefing

As an experienced diver, it’s easy to become blasé about the dive briefing, but paying attention during this 5- to 10-minute presentation is crucial. Experienced recreational divers all too often become blasé about the dive briefing. However, during those five to 10 minutes, the instructor will share all the crucial aspects of the dive with you to make the experience both safer and more enjoyable. It’s essential, therefore, to be on time for the briefing and to pay attention. Here [...]

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The Proper Role of a Dive Guide By Thomas Gronfeldt Feb 10, 2018

The proper role of dive guides is not to keep you safe, but rather to assess the safety and suitability of the dive site and act as a tour guide. Occasionally, on social media and in courts of law, you hear about people blaming dive guides for mishaps during dives. The story usually involves a diver or divers who have experienced a diving incident or accident, and who feel that the dive guide failed to keep them safe. But the [...]

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