Rebreather Diving – A Look At The Basics

By deefer_blog

A bewildering number of options and different machines present a mass of information for the potential new CCR diver which is difficult to assimilate without some base knowledge. With this article I hope to clarify the basic operational aspects of CCR as well as highlighting the positive and negative aspects of this diving system.

Dive Site Focus: Sharkies Hideaway Pt1 @ Mabouya Island

By Gary Ward

Maximum Depth: 22m / 73 ft Level:   Easy & Relaxing Sharkies Hideaway is the name of the dive sites along the western side of Mabouya Island which we have split into part 1 and part 2.  During the winter is can be an exposed entry and exit due to northerly winds and swells, but…

Why I love Sidemount for recreational diving

By Gary Ward

Sidemount scuba is simply an evolved approach to equipment configuration which was developed by cave divers needing precision buoyancy and the ability to dive in unusually tight conditions.  It employs innovation and discipline to produce an arrangement of scuba unlike any the typical diver is accustomed to. Think of your Scuba back-mount system like a…

Overcoming Fear: My First Dive Experience

By Gary Ward

Jaws, Moby Dick, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, oh and Finding Nemo.  All of them emotive portrayals which have shaped my views of the perils of the undersea environment.  I have never been more certain of any single thing in my life: I’m gonna get eaten! I was recently vacationing on the Caribbean Island of…