I often have divers call me up asking about getting out on one of our technical dive trips. Great! We have some of the best wrecks in the world off the coast of Long Island and New Jersey. It's at this point that any good Captain will ask a few questions to perspective divers who they aren't familiar with. Personally, if I don't know you and you're calling up for a deep trip, i'm going to try to get to know you by the end of your call. For instance: Who do you normally dive
The 5 Arguments About Rebreathers I Hear From Non-Rebreather Divers: Part 2 Welcome back, if you're just reading for the first time, this is the continuation of our article from last week. In Part 1 we addressed the two arguments... I've been doing these dives on open circuit for years It's too much work In Part 2 I’ll address the final three: Too complicated They're dangerous It's too expensive “Rebreathers are too complicated” If you’re an adult living in a developed countr
Why should I bother to dive a rebreather? It's a question I get quite often from people, especially the old open circuit hold outs. The comments, though different in delivery, often boil down to 5 arguments. I've been doing these dives on open circuit for years It's too much work Too complicated They're dangerous It's too expensive Look, I’m not going to deny that these aren't valid points raised. What I want to do, however, is clear things up so YOU can decide for yourself.