Adventures

Amazing Bait Ball!

Scuba diving with a bait ball of Pacific Grunts in the Catalina Islands of Costa Rica. Una buceadora nada con una bola de cebo de la escuela Pacific Grunt en las islas Catalina de Costa Rica

JS5 2 Bull Shark Tissue Sampling

We begin our dives today at a seamount in northern Costa Rica on the Pacific side. Our goal is to assist scientists and researchers with tissue sampling adult Bull Sharks. Each member of the scuba diving team has a job – photographers and videographers document the sharks while others measure and take tissue samples. Everyone …

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May Aurora Res Dive: Airplane?

Where’s the airplane?  Wasn’t there a Cessna 310 in Aurora Reservoir, last year?  We’re pretty sure, since we filmed it last fall. 6 divers circling search patterns was an entertaining site to see… dropping in on the wrong buoy. Or was it? The Scuba Rumor Mill The buoy that marked the airplane was no longer there …

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Monterey Bay California

Scuba Diving Monterey Bay in California is an experience some will enjoy, or not.  Unlike Caribbean and South Pacific diving, the California coast is considered cold water diving.  The diving requires extra thermal protection such as a 7mm wetsuit, or a dry suit in addition to gloves and a hood.  Staying warm is one concern, …

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February Horsetooth Dive: Gear

Snow on the ground, a thin layer of ice burning off the sunny side of the lake. It’s a great day for the February Horsetooth dive. Dive Gear Drysuit, check. Cold water undergarment, check. Properly functioning BC, check. 7mm hood, check. 5-7mm gloves, check. Weights, check. Balanced 1st stage regulator, check. Balanced 2nd stage regulator, …

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