Who Owns You?

True story: A couple has a great time on a liveaboard trip due mainly to the considerate and knowledgeable guidance of the cruise director. The couple wants to remain in contact with the cruise director so they exchange email addresses. After finishing his contract, the cruise director decides to begin his own travel program. He … Read more

The Use of Trial Exhibits by Expert Witnesses in Litigation

I did an article for Undercurrent called “Anatomy of A Diving Lawsuit” in 2009 that dealt with the analysis of a specific single case and trial that I worked on as the defense maritime and diving expert. This involved the disappearance of two divers at Cocos Island, nearly 500 miles offshore of Costa Rica. This … Read more

My Top 10 Tips on Teaching Kids to Dive and Diving with Kids

Sharing my strength, experience, and hope with you.  Margo Peyton 1. Kids have very short attention spans, they learn better visually and by doing repetitively. Its one thing to tell a child his max depth is 40 feet for example, but go beyond that with kids.  Tell them why; and don’t make it about their … Read more