This story concerns a dive team who had a contingency plan for becoming separated on the drift, and the problems caused when one diver forgot that plan.
This story concerns an unplanned, but not unexpected, drift dive where surface support had not been warned of the possibility.
Halfway between Sydney and Melbourne is a little known but amazing oceanic cave dive.
This drift dive covers a lot of distance and it is essential that you are familiar with the underwater topography, natural navigation markers, and the possible exit points.
Why do some dive operators treat all divers like new open waters when allowing for experience benefits everybody including the operator?
Do you know what ideal trim looks like and why it is better for you and the reef? Do you know how to achieve it?
Ever heard a tech diver talking about gradient factors? What are they and why are they so important?
Do you have enough breathing gas to complete your next dive?
Buoyancy control is one of the most important diving skills, with implications for safety, fatigue, enjoyment levels and protection of the environment.
You are going on a night dive. So how do you communicate underwater when no one can see your hands? Keeping a good flow of communication underwater on a night dive, or even in poor visibility, is achieved by torch signals.