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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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Truth Aquatics/Extended Stay American - Calle Real Report in The Continental USA/Channel Islands of California
"Great Truth Aquatics Limited Load SoCal Trip!"
filed Aug 27, 2016 by Richard J Lunsford Jr (Experience: 251-500 dives, 5 reports, Reviewer )
5 stars

Did an Aug. 16 - 20'th 5-day Southern Channel Islands limited load live-aboard trip on the Truth Aquatic's boat Vision. Loved it. Excel... ... Read more


Tauch Terminal/Tauch Terminal Resort Tulamben Report in Indonesia/NE Bali, Tulamben
"Tauch Terminal Tulamben, Bali: USAT Liberty"
filed Aug 27, 2016 by Michael Wood (Experience: Over 1000 dives, 12 reports, Contributor )
4 stars

I chose to dive a few days prior to my Komodo area liveaboard on the Dewi Nusantara (separate review) at the Tauch Terminal Tulamben (T... ... Read more


Dewi Nusantara Report in Indonesia/Komodo
"Komodo on Dewi Nusantara"
filed Aug 27, 2016 by Michael Wood (Experience: Over 1000 dives, 12 reports, Contributor )
5 stars

After spending 4 days acclimating on Bali at Tauch Terminal diving the wreck of the USAT Liberty (separate review), I overnighted in th... ... Read more


Subway Watersports/Torquoise Bay Resort Report in Honduras/Roatan
"Very good except for the sand fleas"
filed Aug 24, 2016 by Ronald Bailey (Experience: Over 1000 dives, 11 reports, Sr. Reviewer )
3 stars

[None]Resort was very nice and the dive operation was run very good also. The staff went out of their way to accommodate requests at th... ... Read more


Kungkungan Bay Resort Report in Indonesia/Lembeh Strait
"Fantastic Service and Amazing Diving"
filed Aug 24, 2016 by Douglas (Experience: 501-1000 dives, 12 reports, Contributor )
5 stars

In early August 2016, my wife and I sat for lunch at the center of the open-air dining porch of the historic KungKungan Bay Resort, enj... ... 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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