Bonaire – Aquarius

Aquarius is not particularly a difficult entry, however if their is a moderate surge like we experienced this past January 2017 you will need to take care when entering.  Once you enter the water depending on conditions their is a rocky ridge that may be above the water or just below.  You will also want to surface swim out to[…]

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Support Tina Smith – ProjectAware

I’m sure most if not all of you have heard of a tough mudder.  A grueling 5 mile hike through mud and obstacles challenging the participants every step of the way.  Project aware has teamed up with Tough Mudder to raise awareness and funds for our Oceans and Reef’s. My wonderful wife Tina Smith is leading the charge for our[…]

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Review: Aqua Lung Legend LUX Supreme

I’ve now owned my Aqua Lung Legend LUX Supreme for about a year and a half and logged nearly 50 dives with it.  I’m the type of person who typically wants the latest and greatest new device every year, but when it comes to this regulator I haven’t ever thought about getting a new one.  I’ve only tried about a[…]

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Bonaire – Angel City

Angel City, appropriately named due to the large number of Angel Fish that seem to frequent this dive site.  This site was an easy entry, but you will want your snorkel for a surface swim out to the reef.  There is a buoy anchored just before the start of the reef at roughly 16ft deep. From there the reef descends[…]

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Bonaire – Hilma Hooker

A little history Besides being another one of Bonaires great dive dives sites the Hilma Hooker has an interesting story. The Hilma Hooker dive site is a wreck dive and the ship has an intersting story as to how it ended up on the bottom of the sea. The ship itself wasn’t always named the Hilma Hooker it was sold[…]

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Bonaire – Calabas Reef

Calabas Reef (a.k.a Kalabas Reef) is the house reef for the Divi Flamingo.  Having stayed at the Divi Flamingo we ended up diving this reef a number of times out of convenience.  The Divi Flamingo has a pier in which you use for entry and exit to this site.  If you are staying at the Divi Flamingo this pier is[…]

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Advanced Open Water Certification

Maybe you have your Open Water certification or you are thinking about getting it and don’t think you want or need to become Advanced Open Water Certified.  I want to take a minute to explain why you should.  Getting Open Water Certified is great!  You now have your C-Card and you can go anywhere in the world and show that[…]

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My entry into the underwater world

For many years I wanted to learn to scuba dive but like many other things in life it kept getting pushed off for one reason or another.  One of my very best friends had started diving many years ago and seeing his photos and videos always ignited my interest, but I could never seem to fit it into my busy[…]

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