Monthly Archives: April 2012

Tech tip – Flashlight flooding


We all know that if you unscrew your flashlight enough and don’t tighten it, it will flood.  But…did you know that you can also flood it by over tightening it? It is common for divers to damage their lights by … Continue reading

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Creature Feature – Sharptail Eel


The sharptail eel is also known as Snake Eels and Sharptail Snake Eel.  When I saw one for the first time scuba diving, I thought it was a sea snake.  Since then I have found out there are no sea … Continue reading

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(Video) Blowing Bubbles Episode 4 – Lauderdale by the Sea


I have finally finished the video from the last scuba dive.  This video is from one dive only done off the shore in Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida.  Awesome sights and intriguing creatures on this video.  All told for a … Continue reading

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Scuba Dive XS Scuba HP Miflex hose recall alert!


I just got notification from one of my LDS that XS SCUBA has recalled their high pressure braided miflex hoses.  If you have these hoses, you should IMMEDIATELY stop using it!  Hoses may rupture reducing the available air supply to … Continue reading

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Lauderdale by the Sea (4/23/12) shore dive


I have a ton of pics and videos I will be uploading.   It is taking some time so please be patient.  I have had some people ask me a few questions about the photography.  I am still very new to … Continue reading

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Pics from Dive (4/22/12) Lauderdale by the Sea


pics from yesterdays dive…great moray eel and some gorgeous reef fish.  Viz was only about 15 feet so some pics aren’t wonderful.  Did however, see a school of 6 huge parrotfish.  Approx 2 feet each!.  Water looks great this morning, … Continue reading

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Lauderdale by the Sea (4/22/12)


Ok, Rich had me up by 6:30 and we are coffeed up and getting ready to hit the shore.  Just walked down and it appears to still have slight wave action by the shore but it has definitely flattened out … Continue reading

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LDBS today pics (4/21/12)


ok, we arrived about 10 am and I hate to say the rotor on jeep has gone so we have Diego the car guy coming around recommended by Steve from Gold Coast.  Picked up Ric’s new steel 120’s and I … Continue reading

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Reports for this weekend down the East coast


I personally will be scuba diving in Lauderdale by the Sea on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. That means it must be looking good there for me to drive down and book hotel.   Lots of fabulous shore dives plan.  May … Continue reading

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Creature Feature – French Angelfish


I love angelfish!  Rich & I have been extremely fortunate that we have seen this gorgeous creatures on many scuba dives, even shore diving!  In fact I would say in our local shore diving locations we frequent, it is rare … Continue reading

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