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When to Dive

wrecktrekSummer’s here and as you can imagine, this is our busiest time of year. Surprisingly though, the summer is actually not the best time to dive, not here in BC anyway. Oh sure, the sun comes out and so does the desire to jump in the water.

If it’s cool creatures and fish you want to see, then you may want to rethink your summer diving strategy. Of course there are pros and cons to learning to dive this time of year. Consider the following information when planning your Open Water Scuba Course:

Sun is shining, the temperature is nice and warm, spirits are high. Fully wetsuited up and roasting, jumping in the water is the best idea anyone has ever had.

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Taking the Plunge

scuba diving flyingHave you ever had those dreams of flying where you can actually feel yourself flying? It can be a strange sensation at first, one that quickly becomes and incredible experience that is, until you wake up and its feet back on the ground again. What if you could capture that feeling in real life? It may be a little scary at first, but once you learn to trust your body (and the equipment), scuba diving is the closest human kind can get to that feeling of flying.

Many people, when first learning to dive, often find those pesky instincts kick in. Suddenly they find themselves panicking, unable to control an irresistible urge to shoot for the surface, wondering what’s wrong with them.

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