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Spring Cleaning – Scuba Style

Be Ready For Dive Season The Spring/Summer diving season is coming up soon and divers everywhere should be prepared for a call from your diving buddy to go on a dive, or to have everything ready for that tropical trip you’ve been planning.  In either case, you might consider participating …

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Night Briefing : Your First Night Dive!

1. Analyze beach conditions: Safe to dive or call dive due to conditions; surf, visibility, fog, weather, etc. 2. Pre-dive planning: Formalize your communication with your dive buddy; out of air, ear problems, etc. Know in advance what your buddy separation procedures are; if you lose your buddy, cover light …

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Gear Maintenance : Proper Cleaning of Scuba Equipment

This is the first of six pages that will help you understand how to clean your equipment, and what factors and subtle considerations can help you reduce your trips to the repair counter. So let’s get started. To keep your equipment functioning in top order, you must maintain it properly …

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Divevets Log : Our Handicapped Scuba Association Training

The weekend was planned, Saturday & Sunday lectures and pool and Monday a boat to Catalina…

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Disabled Veterans Scuba Project

Long time Divevets’ diver John Neal reminded me earlier in the year that I had not fulfilled my desire to get certified to help handicapped divers. This was something that I wanted to do for the last couple of years, but, for many poor reasons, I never finished. Soon after …

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