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151 Dives in the Protected Waters of Washington State and British Columbia

The long-awaited, fully expanded and updated successor to the Pacific Northwest’s diving bible – 141 Dives in the Protected Waters of Washington State and British Columbia – is now available from the Mountaineers Books. 151 Dives in the Protected Waters of Washington State and British Columbia presents essential information on the very best dives in the area. The inland sea of the Pacific Northwest is a diver’s paradise. Because so much of the coastline is protected from surf, the Northwest is one of the safest […]

To The Very Depths: A Memoir of Professor Peter B. Bennett, Ph.D.,D.Sc

This is the extraordinary story of Dr. Peter Bennett’s career and private life. Dr. Bennett is the founder of Diver’s Alert Network (DAN) and currently the executive director of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS).  In a first-hand perspective, he tells his story vividly and pulls no punches in describing the events and the people involved with him during his career. In To The Very Depths you will get a sense of Dr. Bennett’s remarkable confidence that exists in conjunction with his inspiring level […]

Diving Physics with Bubble Mechanics and Decompression Theory in Depth

Diving Physics with Bubble Mechanics and Decompression Theory in Depth focuses on physics and associated mathematical relationships to diving. Basic principles are first presented, and then practical applications and results are detailed. This book covers basic physics, gas laws, mixed gases and decompression, deep stops, decompression strategies and theory, recreational and technical RGBM Air & Nitrox Tables, computing and decompression algorithyms, operational diving and much more… It is directed toward the diver and reader with a basic understanding of decompression. The targeted audience is the […]

Aquastar Dive Light Review

In a fully lit room while silent, using just your finger, try pointing out an object about the size of quarter to your friend from across the room. See if they can spot it. Now try doing the same with an ordinary compact dive light. Easier, yes, but still difficult, especially if that small object thing worthy of your attention is moving. Underwater it becomes even more difficult. It is in this kind of situation that I discovered the outstanding value of the powerful Aquatec […]

Oceanic Wilderness

The book is Oceanic Wilderness, but it might just as fittingly have been titled Pictures From Paradise, for that is exactly what it presents in such splendid profusion. Roger Steene is an accomplished diver and underwater photographer who has traveled the globe using his skill and artistry to capture images of the splendid creatures that live beneath the sea. The world displayed in Oceanic Wilderness is as strange, alien and surpassingly wonderful as any that might someday be found in the reaches of space. The […]

Suunto Cobra3 and Vyper Air Dive Computers

Suunto, a global market leader in dive computers (distributed in the USA by Aqua Lung), has introduced the new Suunto Cobra3 and Suunto Vyper Air dive computers. Built on the heritage and tested solutions of their predecessors, Suunto Cobra2 and Suunto Vyper2, Suunto has developed each computer to better meet the needs of dive enthusiasts. The Suunto Cobra3 and Suunto Vyper Air feature Air, Nitrox and Gauge modes, as well as gas switching capabilities. They also use the Suunto Deep Stop RGBM (Reduced Gradient Bubble […]

Force Fin Wings

Force Fins has added new “wings” accessories for several models of its popular fins, the Diamond Clear Whiskers and Sharks’ Teeth. With a hardness rating of Durometer 78, shore hardness D, the Diamond Clear material feels as rigid as steel yet the material is 95 percent clear. Additional new crystal colors include Clear (Diamond Clear), Amber Yellow, Sapphire Blue, Smoke Black, Emerald Green, Ruby Red and Amethyst Purple. Force Wings allow you to take control and optimize the 
way you want the water to work […]

Seasoft Dry Roller

The new Seasoft Dry Roller dry bag weighs less than eight pounds and is designed to hold all your gear. Put your regulator setup into the removable regulator bag and take it on the plane with you.  When you arrive you simply reattach the regulator bag and you are on your way with the heavy-duty wheels providing the support. The Seasoft Dry Roller is radio frequency welded (RFW) to be waterproof and tough with two big side pockets and multiple carrying points and reinforcements. For […]

Fantasea Line FS-610 Housing for the Nikon Coolpix Camera

Fantasea Line announces the release of a new housing specifically designed for the Nikon Coolpix S610 & S610c Digital Cameras. The FS-610 housing, depth rated to 60 meters/200 feet, is fully functional providing photographers with access to all camera functions. Fantasea’s new compact housing design and improved construction ensures easy handling and accurate access to camera functions through the critical placement of push-button controls. The Fantasea FS-610 housing has a double O-ring seal on all controls, anti-glare hood over LCD screen, removable flash diffuser and […]

Naval Forces Under the Sea: The Rest of the Story

The intent of the book Naval Forces Under the Sea: The Rest of the Story is to record the of the U.S. Navy’s undersea story that were left untold, and to give details of the whole story to include how man, through the U.S. Navy, challenged the oceans’ depths—how they sometimes lost and how they sometimes won. The Navy has incorporated as many key figures as possible and assures readers their mission is to thoroughly convey the “rest of the story” of U.S. Naval undersea […]

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