August 2018 Monthly Madness Prize – Hollis Midi Torch, Kevlar Gloves, DHQ Catchbag and Cray Measure

Whether it’s poking your nose under a rock to check for that next monster cray or going for an always epic night dive to check out the nocturnal sea life, every diver should carry at least one torch. A back up is also always a good idea, as well as a necessity when night diving. […]

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 How To Choose a Dive Site

Choosing the right dive site for the day is the number one way to make or break a day of diving. Every diver out there would probably agree that choosing the best dive site gets easier with experience, but very rarely does anyone explain what to consider in choosing a site. For me there are […]

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 July Monthly Madness Prize – Oceanic Geo 2 Dive Watch

The Oceanic Geo 2 is a great entry level wrist mounted computer. So stylish you could wear it in and out of the water. The wide selection of colours will allow you to match your outfit whether it be on a tropical beach or penetrating a wreck at 30 metres under torch light.   A […]

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 Where’s My Buddy?!

Lost buddy procedure Twelve meters deep, fifteen minutes into a dive and you lose your dive buddy. What do you do? The lost buddy procedure is something that we all learnt as Open Water Divers but does everyone understand what, why, when and how this is done? Wellington’s conditions can be tough, and with limited […]

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 Enriched Air Nitrox

Although Nitrox has been used inrecreational diving for almost 25 years, it is still often misunderstood. As an instructor, I’ve found myself correcting countless students who are under the impression that Nitrox enables a person to dive deeper than normal air — this is just one of the common misconceptions about Nitrox diving. Although specific […]

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