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Happy Ears, Happy Diver

  DAN, (Divers Alert Newtwork) published this informative article on how to take care of your ears. Happy ears make a happy diver! Pressure equalization in the middle ear is the most important skill for divers. If not mastered properly, divers can get injured and sometimes permanently disabled. In divers with healthy ears, ear barotrauma is preventable. Divers should invest time and effort to master equalization techniques. As divers descend in the column of water, environmental pressure increases in a linear fashion at a rate of one-half pound per square inch (PSI) for each foot (0.1 kg/cm2 for each meter) … Read More

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Terry Forsyth – Master Instructor Dave Dingwall – Master Scuba Diver Trainer Donna Sargisson-Master Scuba Diver Trainer.In 1982 Donna had the phenomenal opportunity to do her 4 O/W training dives in Port Hardy, BC – it was “amazing for someone who had never seen the abundance of bottom life when cold water diving – the sea anemones seemed to go on forever!” This obviously had a lasting effect on her – “I love the ocean and becoming an instructor was a childhood dream that I was lucky enough to realize”. Today Donna loves teaching the Advanced course because “we get … Read More