TEC CLARK, foreword, Scuba Diving

Wreck diving offers incredible rewards and lethal dangers. Kendall Mcdonald describles the exciting world of wreck diving and why certain wrecks are forbidden to casual visitors.

VANESSA VITRI, Mystic SCUBA: My Adventures Diving Into Enlightenment

NATALIE LAVERY,

ANDI CUMMINGS, "SDI Scuba Diver Interview", August 12, 2013

At the risk of sounding like a cheap infomercial, scuba diving actually does have the ability to change your health, social life, and overall outlook of the world around you.

Some of the major health benefits of scuba diving include:

Wreck diving is not for the inexperienced and has it's own special dangers. Like all amateur diving, it is never carried out alone. There is the risk of running low on air due to becoming absorbed in exploring the wreck, or getting entangled in a fishing net (sometimes many nets are draped over one ship). The wreck diver is bound to consider exploring inside the wreck if a suitable hole or entrance is found. However wreck penetration is the most dangerous part of this kind of diving.

Diving is an investment of time and money but the rewards can be life changing, literally.

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What all divers should remember is that SCUBA diving is a fun exploration of life. When you dive, don't take yourself so seriously. Loosen up and relax. The point of SCUBA diving is not to focus on yourself; it's to focus on the beauty of the underwater world. There's nothing to accomplish on dives.

Deep Sea Diving: The Dangers Of Deep Sea Diving

Wreck diving is growing more and more popular in Britain. The thrill is seeing a ship that has lain undisturbed for decades - perhaps even centuries. A chance to explore what has been out of reach for so long. However, there are risks involved with diving. Unseen dangers abound. Then, there are the rules that must be obeyed such as respecting War Graves. Welcome to the world of the diver.

Jun 04, 2015 · Deep Sea Diving Thursday, June 4, 2015

The sheer quantity of wrecks is of course why wreck diving is the most popular activity of Britain's scuba divers. One of the problems that the divers encounter is poor visibility. However, the often poor "viz" ,as divers call the underwater visibility, only adds to their interest in wrecks. The viz in much of Britain's inshore waters can occasionally mean that you can't see your hand in front of your face mask. It is usually approximately about three metres but it is sometimes five. On exceptional days, it is 15 (excellent) and the rare 30 metres (fantastic!).

The sheer quantity of wrecks is of course why wreck diving is the most popular activity of Britain's scuba divers.

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Even swimming under a piece of wreckage is dangerous. Hanging wreckage may be so unstable that it will fall because of the disturbance which is caused by the diver's exhaust bubbles or fin movements. One diver on a wreck recently was trapped by a steel door falling on him and pinning him to the seabed. He was saved by the prompt action of his buddy diver.

DENNIS GRAVER, Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving Quotes - Notable Quotes

Scuba diving is separate from my therapy. But it definitely influences my recovery, because, in terms of the physical, it helps to be submerged in the water, because I can change position after being seated in a wheelchair almost all the time. It also helps me in that it excites me, it makes me feel--I don't know how to explain--I feel closer to what I am in the water. I feel different, and it helps me keep going.

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Scuba diving, from the beginning, had an air of dangerous allure. Every landlocked schoolboy knew of its intriguing hazards: the bends, which caused a diver's veins to fizz with carbonated blood until he died a ghastly, percolating death; and rapture of the deep, which took away his reason, filled his heart with false contentment, and drew him down into the ocean gloom.