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Immersion Pulmonary Edema

April 8, 2021

Immersion Pulmonary Edema

“I can’t breathe!”. Bill was a middle-aged man with a history of high blood pressure who was enjoying a wreck dive off the Northeast United States. He was diving a 14/7 mm farmer john wetsuit []

We Need to Talk About Our Mistakes So We Can All Learn

March 3, 2021

We Need to Talk About Our Mistakes So We Can All Learn

It doesn’t matter what level of diver you are or the experience you have. In the end, we’re all humans and as humans we make mistakes. It’s also in our nature to []

Diving Through Darkness

December 2, 2020

Diving Through Darkness

Are you nuts? That’s a death wish! This is a phrase I am oh so familiar with, yet as crazy as it seems, it has never crossed my mind.  The reason I hear []

The Aging Diver

December 2, 2019

The Aging Diver

“When will I be too old to dive?” It’s a question we all ponder. Thankfully, there isn’t a definite answer to that question.  The time to hang up your fins is different for every individual.  []

Diving the Deep: Glass Sponge Bioherms

October 24, 2018

Diving the Deep: Glass Sponge Bioherms

Howe Sound is in Shearwater’s proverbial backyard. We regularly dive in it. Our friend and dive buddy, Hamish Tweed, tells us about a project he has been working on for a while. Note.- Click on []

Urban Underwater Odyssey

September 5, 2018

Urban Underwater Odyssey

Why do you dive?

Sometimes, you have a feeling deep inside you compelling you to do something. You just can’t avoid it and do nothing about it.

This is exactly what happened to me.  I've been []

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