Years ago a New Zealand dive instructor working as an electronics technician in Port Moresby asked me to teach his wife how to dive. A wise man, I thought, destined for marital bliss. She joined one of the courses I was running at the time, did very well and became a certified Scuba Diver. On … Read more
It goes without saying that sooner or later even the best-laid dive plans go awry. And usually when you least expect it. But even when the worst occurs, a well trained diver can manage his new circumstances if he is conditioned to always have a contingency plan to implement. “Murphy’s Law” has an infinite series … Read more
I am a critic. I write critical reviews on every aspect of diving but we jumped up journalists have to be careful. The laws in Britain might allow us to tell the truth, provided you can prove it really is the truth, but in America things seem slightly different. In that country the pursuit of … Read more
Is diving the only past-time that attracts the opinionated Internet Warriors who are so ready to tell you you’re doing it wrong? I travel and dive extensively and it is so rare that I meet these type of people in person that when I do it’s worth posting a blog about it – and I … Read more
The diving industry has a lot of rules that most of us are told to follow. But many of these should be chunked — here we take a look at several and tell you why you can or should ignore them.