Tag: dive training

Wisdom and Youth

The confidence of youth is wonderful. We’ve all been there, but I, for one, must have been insufferable! It was Sir Isaac Newton who said, towards the end of his illustrious career, that he felt he had been merely playing…

A Practical Discussion of Nitrogen Narcosis

A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE There have been numerous articles written on the subjects of inert gas narcosis and attendant depth limitations. Many have re-hashed old formulas relating the preposterous “Martini’s Law” etc. and sanctimonious admonitions against any sport diving below 130…

Technical Diving

At DEMA one year, I met an elderly Frenchman based in Bonaire who exhibited paintings of all manner of wrecks that lay there. When questioned about them, it seemed that most lay well beyond one-hundred feet deep. When I asked…