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The Drugs I Take to Dive

by David Vickery December 1989. An enormous winter storm in the southeast delayed our flight to Miami and we arrived too late to catch the connection to Grand Turk. After spending an anxious night in the Hotel Mia in the…

Swashbuckling Scuba Diver

Errol Flynn, the legendary Hollywood swordsman (pun intended) was also an early skin and scuba diver.  By the time I discovered Jacques-Yves Cousteau’s first book, “The Silent World,” in the early 50s, Flynn had already been spearfishing for years, and…

Sex, Drugs, Rock n’ Roll and Diving

There are few opportunities in life that allow almost complete and unmitigated indulgence in whatever interests you, but over the years my career in professional diving has occasionally hit a home run in serendipitous situations. For example, I was actually…