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Diver Down by Michael R Ange real world scuba accidents and how to avoid them. One diver, after a seemingly brief period below the surface, discovers that his gas supply has run perilously low. Another, paralyzed, bobs helplessly on the surface, and when a poorly trained divemaster attempts rescue, things go from bad to worse. Two other divers, fascinated by the bountiful undersea life of the Caribbean, fail to notice that a powerful current is sweeping them rapidly away from their unattended boat.
These are just a few of the true stories you’ll find in Diver Down, most of them involving diver error and resulting in serious injury or death. Each of these tales is accompanied by an analysis of what went wrong and how you can recognize, avoid, and respond to similar underwater calamities. This unique survival guide explores the gamut of diving situations, including cave and wreck diving, deep-water dives, river and drift diving, decompression sickness, and much more. It shows you how to prevent tragic mishaps in diving. Chapters are;
The rescuer
The sailor’s cold and lonely night
Dying for maintenance
A killer wreck dive
Good intentions
The public safety diver
The inexperienced professional and an ego
The trust me dive
Killer arrogance
A killer shortcut
Hazards to navigation
Dive plan failure narcosis is for everyone
A snug fitting suit
The little details that get you
The expedient gear technician
Practicing what you preach
The folly of youth
You cant buy common sense
The top guns

Softcover, 210 pages, 150mm x 230mm, b&w photos, brand new. Check out my other listings for more books Im happy to combine postage where possible. Pickup is at Seddon. Please click here to ask a question
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