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Scuba, the Sport of Grandparents! , 08/2016
As you can imagine, we got a big response to our
item in Flotsam & Jetsam last month, when we noted
that a pair of 60-somethings were going for the Guinness
World Record for the oldest diving couple. Lots of luck,
we thought, knowing our subscribers...   Read more >

The Failure to Understand Your Computer , 08/2016
Was it the lure of depth or the inability to understand his computer? Victor Crawford, a 62-year-old diver from Alabama, had dived to a depth of 314 feet while breathing nitrox which should not have been used below 110 feet. He went missing during a group dive in the Cayman Islands...   Read more >

Your Dive Travel Agent and Frequent Flyer Miles . 08/2016
Many Undercurrent subscribers are Frequent Flyers
and wish to use the miles accrued when it comes to
planning a dive trip. Finding flights can be tricky, especially
if you are wont to buy an economy fare and use
miles to upgrade. Dive travel agents can be quite useful
in helping you with this, but it may come at a price
because it gets tricky... Read more >

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Akumal Dive Shop/Las Casitas Akumal Report in Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Akumal
"Solid instruction with a well-run dive shop"
filed Aug 29, 2016 by Douglas Garrou (Experience: 101-250 dives, 5 reports, Reviewer )
4 stars

Brought my 14-year-old son here for open water certification (he did e-learning for the book part). Really, really great experience. ... ... Read more

Dewi Nusantara Report in Indonesia/Komodo
"Part 2 of my Komodo Dewi Report"
filed Aug 28, 2016 by Douglas (Experience: 501-1000 dives, 14 reports, Contributor )
5 stars

This is Part 2 continued of my trip to Komodo on the Dewi Nusantara July 2016. Part 1 is a separate report labeled as such. Speakin... ... Read more

Dewi Nusantara Report in Indonesia/Komodo
"Part 1 of my Komodo Dewi Report"
filed Aug 28, 2016 by Douglas (Experience: 501-1000 dives, 14 reports, Contributor )
5 stars

My wife and I first found out about the Dewi from super-responsive travel consultant, Mike Hoppe @ Reef and Rainforest, who helped us r... ... Read more

Mermaid Report in Indonesia/Raja Ampat to Komodo
"Great time on Mermaid 1"
filed Aug 28, 2016 by gretchen blair (Experience: 251-500 dives)
5 stars

My mother and I had the best trip ever with the great crew of Mermaid I. I have been diving off and on since 1980, never in Indonesia ... ... Read more

Sea Saba/Queens Gardens Resort & Spa Report in Saba
"Great fun on Saba"
filed Aug 28, 2016 by Richard E. Heath (Experience: 251-500 dives, 2 reports)
5 stars

over 2 days - dove 5 tanks - air- The Sea Saba staff were excellent and helpful the whole time -- was fun getting to know them. At the ... ... Read more

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Editor's Pick of the month

Diving In Indonesia Diving In Indonesia
by Sarah Ann Wormald

Indonesia covers a large area - an archipelago that consists of at least 17,500 islands. It's 3000 miles from Pulau Weh in the West to West Papua in the East, and nearly all of it has exceptionally good diving. A book that attempts to encompass such an area is very ambitious. Sarah Ann Wormald has concentrated on the areas that she knows, including Bali, North and South Sulawesi, Nusa Tengarra, Maluku and Raja Amat. The author writes with authority and the voice of someone who has actually experienced first-hand the places she writes about The maps are detailed, the photographs excellent. Whether you are interested in the macro-life of Lembeh, the mantas of Nusa Penida or the wobbegongs of Cape Kri, this is a useful volume in a format that can be carried with you.

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Flotsam & Jetsam 07/16
A Tragically Glamorous Underwater Shoot 07/16
Snorkels: Love 'em or Hate 'em?, 06/16
Fish & Fins, Palau Aggressor, Micronesia, 05/16
Want to Dive Cuba? How Americans Do It, 04/16
That Deep Stop Option on Your Computer, 04/16
A Death Attributed to Rental Gear, 03/16
Travel Agent or the Internet? Part I, 02/16
The Shortcomings of Winged BCs, 01/16
Class Action on Faulty Suunto Computers Continues, 01/16
XTC Dive Center, Xcalak, Mexico, 11/15
Barracuda Slaughter at McCauley Memorial, 10/15
Rest in Peace, Gladys Howard, 10/15
Palau Siren Grounds and Floods, 09/15
Get the Most from Your GoPro, 08/15
The Biggest Dive Lawsuit Payout to Date, 07/15
Aqua Safari and Living Underwater, Cozumel, 06/15
Molesting Dive Instructor Sees It as "Just Playing" with Female Divers, 05/15
How Any Diver Can Negotiate Group Dive Discounts, 05/15
A Tragedy of Dive Errors, 04/15
Petit Mustique, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, 04/15
What's a Heated Vest, and Should You Buy One?, 03/15
Dead Diver's Wife Sues a Shadow Diver Star, 03/15
Turning Oil Rigs into Diveable Reefs, 02/15
Should Diver Certification Last Forever?, 01/15
Are You Too Old to Dive?, 11/14
Wakatobi Dive Resort, Indonesia, 10/14
What to Do with Camera Batteries on Flights, 10/14
MV Fling, Flower Gardens, Texas, 09/14
Watch Out for Lionfish Stings, 09/14
The Dangers Above the Surface, 09/14
Drop the Dive Travel Weight: Part II, 08/14
Other Dive Travel Groups, 07/14
Drop the Dive Travel Weight: Part I, 07/14
An Underwater Attack Makes World Headlines, 06/14
Anatomy of a Free Flow, 06/14
Are Some Male Divers Too "Helpful?", 05/14
Sea Hunter, Cocos Island, Costa Rica, 04/14
Tax-Deductible Cocos Dive Trips, and Others Around the World, 04/14
The Decline of Dive Training: Part II, 04/14
Choose Your Dive Boat Wisely, 03/14
The Skinny on No-See-Ums, 9/07

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