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Video Maitland Shipwreck: Chicagoland Divers Dive The Maitland in the Straits of Mackinac

Maitland Shipwreck: This was a great trip up to straits of Mackinac.  Good group of divers.  Check out the video. Credit: Dan...

Video: There are no “elevators” in Scuba Diving

Your BCD is not an elevator to get to the surface.  Some people have a tendency to use it to get to the surface.  This will cost problems you do not want to deal with.  It could lead to rapid ascents and injuries.  Get proper training on buoyancy control and you will be able to kick yourself to the...

Video: Scuba Diving Education is NOT a Commodity

Focus on the quality of the class you are receiving in Scuba Diving.  Lower cost prices does not mean you are receiving the same quality of instruction.  Interview the instructor and see where their standards are when teaching.  Many instructors treat it as a hobby, which could mean they are not too...

Every Dive is a Tech Dive

Just like every dive is a buoyancy dive, once you complete the tech diver training program, you only become better by actually putting it to practice. This doesn’t mean you have to dig a hole to 150 feet to call it a tech dive. Embracing the concept and philosophy of a tech diver still needs...

Video: Common Mistake – My Scuba Regulator Does Not Supply Enough Air

Technology has advanced a lot for scuba divers and the equipment they use in the last fifty-years. When some scuba divers go a little deeper or find themselves working harder, such as into a current, they feel the regulator is not supplying enough air. For most recreational diving, just about all regulators...

Common Mistake: My Scuba Regulator Does Not Supply Enough Air

Technology has advanced a lot for scuba divers and the equipment they use in the last fifty-years. There has been more improvements in the equipment from twenty years ago versus the last ten years. When some scuba divers go a little deeper or find themselves working harder, such as into a current, they feel...

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