That title might sound a little surprising to you, but how would you feel if someone came along and broke off your body parts? It's not like urchins are chasing divers down, looking to stab them!
Yes, it's called Earth Day, but we know that 71% of the Earth's surface is covered by WATER! To learn how the scuba industry supports Earth Day, read on!
Over the past couple of weeks I have had several scuba divers, as well as our staff, come into Maui Dreams and ask Â â€śWhat is that thing at Ulua Beach? Is it a bomb!?!â€ť
- Diving in Maui
I have almost superhuman facial hair! Â Since I left the mainland, I have not 'wolfed out' so I figured, "Its time!", and I thought that it would be a great opportunity to let my fellow man know how facial hair affects diving and what can be done to curtail the leakage.
- How To
Have you ever dived the St. Anthony, the Cars, or the Z Blocks? All of these are part of a large artificial reef system located right off of Keawakapu Beach in Kihei, each with their own history and points of interest.
Myth: "You can go deeper on Nitrox". Â We hear this all the time and in fact, the opposite is often true. Â The PADI Recreational Dive Planner uses a maximum depth of 110 feet when diving on 32% Enriched Air (Nitrox). Â Your dive computer may give a slightly different depth, and if so, you should follow that.
This is the first installment of a series of blogs that I am going to do about alternative dive sites: Where they are, how to enter and exit, where to go once you get in, and what you could see.
Let me just start with this shameless plug.Â I love my Guardian Full Face Mask!Â Yep, I sure do.Â Now that you know that, I am still going to share my experiences with you and will end this first blog with a brief pros and cons list.
Do you have a save-a-dive kit? Â If not, you should. Â You may go for months at a time without having to use it or you may save others' dives instead of your own, but there will come a time when having that kit of tools and spare parts will save YOUR dive!
We all learn how to do the buddy check during our initial certification courses, but if you haven't done it in a while, you might forget an important step. Here's a review just for you!
Have you ever tried to book a dive at the last minute only to find that the boat was full until the day after you were scheduled to leave? Â Do you need a prescription mask and have a narrow face/big nose/wide-set eyes? Has your gear been sitting in your closet since 2013? Â In this blog, we address these issues and more!