Beach diving in Southern California is easy, fun and exciting. Clear, life- filled waters, and game (including lobster) are right in Southern California’s back yard. Southern California’s most outstanding beach dive sites—70 in all—are covered in the newly released book A Diver’s Guide to Southern California’s Best Beach Dives, 4th Edition.

All information in this revised edition has been updated. Many new dive site chapters have been added. Inside, you will also find informative and entertaining sidebars on marine life, hunting, photography, beach diving techniques and more.

Dive sites covered were chosen for their consistently good conditions, quantity and quality of marine life, and ease of the dive. Site descriptions include native marine life, depths, skill level required, hazards, facilities, directions, important phone numbers, website addresses, and more. Detailed maps are included with many of the dive site descriptions. This 4th edition has many stunning color photos. Also included are beach diving tips to make your excursion as fun and easy as possible.

California Diving News

A Diver’s Guide to Southern California’s Best Beach Dives, 4th Edition is published by California Diving News, the foremost authorities in California underwater exploration. This guide is authored by Dale and Kim Sheckler, editors of California Diving News. It is the most extensive and detailed guide of its type available. Additional books from California Diving News include A Diver’s Guide to Monterey County and A Diver’s Guide to Northern California, both by Bruce Watkins.

A Diver’s Guide to Southern California’s Best Beach Dives, 4th Edition is 6” X 9”, 156 pages with numerous color photos. The book is available at Western dive stores or by sending $24.95 to Saint Brendan Corporation, P.O. Box 11231, Torrance, CA 90510 or visit www.saintbrendan.com on the web. Dealer inquires call (310) 792-2333.

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