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Posts Tagged ‘Andark’

Oyster Diving

OK. I’ve chosen which organisation to ‘do’ the DM course with. And it was a close run thing. In the end proximity, professionalism and friendliness were the determining factors. Read the rest of this entry »

Choosing a dive training organisation

You will never know until you have signed up.

Yup, of course the really bad ones will be obvious. But frankly most competent dive operations are better than good: they are excellent. They have to be. Running a diving operation in the UK is an adventure in operational and financial management. Anyone who can make a success of training divers in cold soup (most UK dive environments outside of late July – September) is a star. There are very good reasons to learn (and dive ) in the UK. We have a wealth of wrecks, fantastic scenery and good facilities. But the James Egan Lane (Plymouth) on a weekend will never match the experience of the Thistlegorm (Red Sea). Read the rest of this entry »

Rescue Diver

I thought I knew a lot about rescue.

I’d spent hours in the pool on my BSAC training and plenty of time on training dives practicing lifts, towing etc. But things have moved on mightily since the early eighties!

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