Tag: dangers

Amazing

We all have anecdotes to tell of things that happened during dive trips. The aft deck of dive boats ring loud with divers competing to outdo each other with unusual experiences retold. Approached by a publisher to write a scuba…

Speak Up!

Most married men understand selective deafness. This is attained by training over many years to automatically tune out sentences with the words “washing up”, “garbage”, “shopping” and so on, and tune in to sentences with words such as “dinner”, “wine”,…

When You Least Expect It

When I look back over my 42 year diving career and more than 10,000 dives, I realise how few dive-related injuries I have sustained. A few infections from coral scratches, a nasty sting from a bunch of Corallimorpharians, nothing really…

Stress in Diving

I don’t want to participate in any sport in which my species is not at the top of the food chain. Ken Fonte Stress in diving is probably the central problem in the accidents and resulting injuries and fatalitiesthat occur…