Tag: dangers

Shark Attack

“Thump!” “I felt the impact on my back, but I wasn’t sure which part of me was hit. I felt myself being carried through the water like a helpless ragdoll. I remember hoping I wasn’t losing too much blood although…

The Dangers of Social Media

Occasionally, a boat crew witnesses some diver doing so incredibly stupid that, rather than dismiss it as a one-off event, it’s simpler to write it into the boat’s policy or procedures. Like the liveaboard I worked on once; we had…

Burning Question

If there is anything wrong with the leisure diving industry, it’s the way the owners of one business will rejoice when another suffers some sort of disaster. It’s as if their success is relative to the failure of another. Nobody…