46. DEMA 2020 Recap, the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000 and Sea Hunt – It’s Still Alive – Synthetic Hero



The Dive Equipment and Marketing Association held it’s annual conference virtually this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The show featured a number of virtual presentations that were fairly effective and gave a feel to being there. The exhibitors featured a list of many different vendors. The experience with vendors is one of the big … Continue reading 46. DEMA 2020 Recap, the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000 and Sea Hunt – It’s Still Alive – Synthetic Hero


45. A discussion on tank valves, the Ocean-based Climate Solution Act of 2020 and Dick Anderson – a pioneer in scuba diving



Tank valves are sometimes taken for granted. Although seemingly simple there are a number of parts deep inside you valve that will deteriorate over time. Tank valves should be periodically overhauled. One recommendation is that you can have it overhauled every five years when you are having your tanks hydrostatic test. Listen for some details … Continue reading 45. A discussion on tank valves, the Ocean-based Climate Solution Act of 2020 and Dick Anderson – a pioneer in scuba diving


44. A discussion on decompression theory, Diving Against Debris, and Your Next Dive takes you to Cayman Brac



Decompression theory is the study and modeling of how inert gas gets from our lungs to our body and then how it is released from our body. All decompression models have evolved from the work by John Scott Haldane. Haldane introduced the concept of tissue compartments that take on nitrogen at different rates called half-times. … Continue reading 44. A discussion on decompression theory, Diving Against Debris, and Your Next Dive takes you to Cayman Brac


43. PADI Rescue Diver, Chasing Coral and Sea Hunt – It’s Still Alive goes Cave Diving



The PADI Rescue Diver course is an extremely challenging and rewarding evolution. Our course consisted of knowledge development – done through a thorough and comprehensive electronic learning, a review of that material through a virtual meeting, an intense pool session to demonstrate and practice rescue exercises and the open water practical scenario. The class also … Continue reading 43. PADI Rescue Diver, Chasing Coral and Sea Hunt – It’s Still Alive goes Cave Diving


42. Regulator Pressure Discussion, Learn about the Coral Restoration Foundation, and another pioneer of the underwater world – Ed Link



Regulator pressure is a critical component of your regulator maintenance. Every year you should have your regulator’s pressures checked and adjusted whether you are having an inspection or overhaul. The intermediate pressure (IP) of the first stage should be within manufacturer specification which is normally between 125 and 150 PSI. If you have an unbalanced … Continue reading 42. Regulator Pressure Discussion, Learn about the Coral Restoration Foundation, and another pioneer of the underwater world – Ed Link