Wednesday, September 23, 2020

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One of the best things about scuba diving is that it can be enjoyed by people with a wide range of abilities, but as with many other sports, there are some aspects of diving that demand a certain level of...
Let’s start this story where the hunt began. In the early ‘80s, Gary Gentile invited some hearty north-east wreckers to explore shipwrecks along the rocky coast of Nova Scotia. The saturation of nautical history and the number of lost ships...
In the last article we dived into the beast that is the National Archives (NARA). There are three important points readers should have taken away from that article. First, NARA is not one building in Washington D.C....
The task of wreck hunting becomes muddled when searching an area congested by rock formations. Wreck anglers and wreck divers along the sandy coastline of the northeast are fortunate searching the flat bottom where anomalies rise precipitously. Hunting in the...
On the weekend of February 22 and 23, scuba aficionados, ocean lovers, shipwreck enthusiasts, and everyone connected to the sea converged on the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in the heart of Washington D.C. for the DCDive Show: a celebration...
 “I pulled out my phone and showed the Australian dive guide pictures of our Goliath groupers.” The diver had just returned from a live-aboard vacation to the Great Barrier Reef. Travel weary after exhausting flights back to Boynton Beach, Florida,...
Ever notice how divers with excellent buoyancy seem to have more fun? Perfecting your buoyancy won’t happen overnight, but with a little practice and refinement of your equipment and weighting, you can be well on your way to gliding effortlessly...

Diving into History on Hiatus

Recently our regular contributor Erik Petkovic, who has written the Dive into History with Erik Petkovic series for several months, suffered an injury and is currently scheduled for surgery. As such, his next column, Dive Into History Part Six, will...

DAN – Avoiding Seasickness

“If you start to feel ill, do not go below to the marine head; that’ll make everything worse. Just go to the leeward side of the boat, plant your hands and feet, lean over the edge and...
Early in the fall of 1980, Captain Dennis Bogan invited George Hoffman to investigate a small wreck south of Manasquan Inlet. Bogan’s grandfather had discovered the site in the early 1930s. Dennis became more interested in this and other such...
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