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Many books on scuba diving have been published over the course of time, almost since the beginning of the scuba era. The Scuba News Canada will post these “nostalgia” books considered a “blast from the past” on a regular basis, and we want you, our readers, to make suggestions of “older nostalgia diving books” you have enjoyed, or believe our readers will. We will publish it and add your social media/website link to the article if you send us the proposal. Contact us. First published in 2008, Diving Into Darkness was written by Phillip Finch, the author of over ten…

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Owners of ancient-looking timber houses and pubs always seem to believe they must have been saved from old ships. With some examples from the north of England, this presentation by David Cant explores the reasons behind this. This thorny issue is whether we can try to debunk this myth and how we should do this will also be discussed. Details Hosted by Yorkshire Vernacular Buildings Study Group Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 2:30 PM EST – 3:30 PM EST Free and open to those that are interested Online: eventbrite.co.uk Learn more at: Ship Timbers Ahoy on Facebook

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Totally new RAID instructor materials launched Becoming an instructor, regardless of agency, takes a huge amount of time and dedication. One of RAID’s primary goals as an agency is to keep our teaching methodology in line with technical and teaching advancements across all educational industries. RAID released its last update to the Instructor and Instructor Trainer programs in 2014, and today, we announce the release of our new instructor-level core programs: Instructor Development Program (IDP), Instructor Trainer Program (ITP) and Instructor Playbook.Since RAID is an entirely digital agency, we are, by default, prescriptive teaching experts, and this can present a…

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“How to Become a Diving Instructor and be Successful” ‘Career in SCUBA’ is​ a brand new book for those who are getting ready to get serious about SCUBA diving as a career choice. It aims to help them overcome some of the mental, motivational and administrative obstacles that may lay ahead. The author, Nick Derutter is a PADI™ Platinum Course Director. He has trained hundreds of diving instructors and thousands of recreational divers worldwide. He describes his motivation for writing the book as follows: “Despite all the available media, I often notice that aspiring instructors enter their training either very underprepared or with…

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When I picture a worst-case scenario for the future it is one where solar, wind and hydro proliferate. Rather than seeing these technologies as solutions to our environmental problems, I see them as a way of prolonging the lifespan of empire, powering this destructive culture and allowing industrial humans to continue their exploitation a little bit longer. Bright green environmentalism is the belief that through 100% renewables, recycling and electric cars, we can have industrial civilization without destroying the planet. Deep green environmentalism is the belief that we need to radically change the way society functions in order to be…

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Based on the provocative film documentary of the same name, The Third Dive investigates the shocking death of a world-renowned conservation activist. When experienced diver and award-winning filmmaker Rob Stewart (Sharkwater and Sharkwater: Extinction) drowned while diving off the coast of the Florida Keys in 2017, it was a shock to the world’s environmental movement. Early reports suggested that Stewart was lead to perform a dangerous and ultimately fatal dive.  Fingers were pointed at the dive boat operator and the safety diver accompanying Stewart.    A civil case was launched which directed blame at Horizon Divers, Peter Sotis and the company that made the equipment.   the company that…

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Cave diving has been dubbed the world’s most dangerous participatory sport. It shouldn’t be. You can be a professional cave diver with proper preparation, experience, and guidance and enjoy this demanding and rewarding activity for a lifetime. Scuba Diving Hall of Fame Inductee and Canadian Explorer-in-Residence Jill Heinerth created this contemporary cave diving instructional guidebook, with decades of professional diving instructor experience including world record cave dives and paradigm-changing underwater discovery. Generously illustrated, “The Basics of Cave Diving-4th Edition” includes practical underwater knowledge of the 21st century, including sidemount techniques and the latest in rebreather technology. Covering all levels of…

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SSECONN 2020 Scuba/Dive Webinars SECONN urges you to remain healthy in this period, but also wants to keep inspiring you to learn more about the great scuba diving world. Every presentation will last about 45 minutes, with a Q&A that follows. The series is set up so that you only need to register once; all the webinars will be hosted on the Demio platform except for the presentation by Dr. Charash. From there, you will be provided with a connection to access the webinars, simply add your name, email and click to register. About Seconn Skin Divers Founded by Fred…

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