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Local travel gear list

When I'm packing for a local overnight dive trip, in addition to all my normal gear, you have to remember those extras that make the experience nicer. Sometimes room in your vehicle will constrain these of course. TL;DR list Your normal dive gear A way to charge everything overnight A way to dry it all [...]

By | 2020-02-26T11:58:04-08:00 February 26th, 2020|Gear|Comments Off on Local travel gear list

Standard Gases

I often get asked how do you know what mixes of bottom gas to take on a dive? There are two schools of thinking here, Best Mix for the dive or Standard Mixes for a variety of dives. Essentially Best Mix means you calculate the mix based on the planned depth of the dive. So [...]

By | 2014-04-24T23:32:05-07:00 April 24th, 2014|Resources|Comments Off on Standard Gases

What to Expect on Open Water Night One

Typically Open Water Classes are either taught in two ways: Four Days of Classroom & Pool, 1 Weekend of Open Water Dives (e.g. Tues/Thurs, Tues/Thurs & Sat/Sun for Open Waters) Intensive: Two Full Weekends, actually starting on Friday evening. For the regular four day class, please come prepared to your first night having completed the Knowledge [...]

By | 2014-04-24T18:58:47-07:00 April 22nd, 2014|Resources|Comments Off on What to Expect on Open Water Night One

What to Expect on Your Open Water Dives

We will do Open Waters at Alki Cove 1 or Cove 2 (depending on the crowd). We'll be having LOTS of FUN, but there are a few things that will make that even more fun: Get some nice warm tea / cocoa / soup and enjoy it before you arrive BRING HOT WATER to warm yourself up [...]

By | 2014-04-24T19:02:54-07:00 April 22nd, 2014|Resources|Comments Off on What to Expect on Your Open Water Dives

A Day of Diving at Alki

Diving at Alki Beach Cove 2 in 2010 Critters by time stamp: 00:02     Vermillion Rockfish 00:28     Giant Pacific Octopuses (2) 00:59     Ling Cod 02:28     Little Red Octopuses (4+) 05:23     Grunt Sculpin 05:34     Gunnel 06:37     Cabezon

By | 2014-04-09T22:36:11-07:00 April 9th, 2014|Videos|0 Comments

Shearwater Petrel External

Rugged Technical Dive Computer 2.4” Full Colour HD Display Air, Nitrox, Trimix External Fischer Connector Monitors PPO2 from 1 or 3 O2 sensors Single AA Battery (Any Type) Multiple Decompression Algorithms Bühlmann ZHL-16C with Gradient Factors User Adjustable Conservatism Open Circuit, 5 Gases Closed Circuit, 5 Gases Optional VPM-B Gauge Mode Simple Yet Advanced User [...]

By | 2014-04-09T18:09:47-07:00 April 9th, 2014|Gear|0 Comments

Shearwater Petrel 2

Rugged Technical Dive Computer 2.4” Full Colour HD Display Air, Nitrox, Trimix User Replaceable AA Battery Digital Compass Bluetooth Integration Multiple Decompression Algorithms Bühlmann ZHL-16C with Gradient Factors User Adjustable Conservatism Open Circuit, 5 Gases Closed Circuit, 5 Gases Optional VPM-B Gauge Mode Simple Yet Advanced User Interface 2 Button Push OC Bailout Colour Coded [...]

By | 2015-01-29T23:44:23-08:00 April 9th, 2014|Gear|Comments Off on Shearwater Petrel 2

Shearwater NERD

The Shearwater NERD (Near Eye Remote Display) is the first technical dive computer with a display mounted on the diver’s rebreather mouthpiece. This revolutionary device keeps crucial information in your line-of-sight for the entire dive. Thanks to the Micro LCD display and magnifying lens, the data appears as if displayed on a 32” TV screen [...]

By | 2014-04-10T17:56:14-07:00 April 9th, 2014|Gear|Comments Off on Shearwater NERD