The majority of out of gas situations are due to inadequate gas management skills as opposed to equipment malfunction. Far too many times, I have seen divers come out from a dive and not have a clue how much air they have left. They rely too much on the guide to ask when they have

AR$E ABOUT FACE?

Sunday, 25 January 2015 by

One of the rules I’m sure you’ve all heard of is “do your deepest dive of the day first” I certainly have, and have also certainly passed it on to my students back in the earlier days. As with anything, diving is subject to more scientific studies and later down the years: the Smithsonian’s Michael

I LOVE THE SMELL OF NEOPRENE IN THE MORNING

Thursday, 08 January 2015 by

It has been said that there are two types of divers: those that pee in their wetsuits and those who lie about it. Good wetsuit care can mean the difference between a suit that lasts one season or many seasons. Of course, it depends on how much you use the suit also, but here are

2014 WRAP UP

Tuesday, 30 December 2014 by

It’s been quite a year here at H2O Divers. Most of Dahab thought we were out of the woods tourism-wise at the beginning of the year; then in February there was the unfortunate incident in Taba. Now, as minimal the casualties were, that didn’t stop the media from blowing everything out of proportion. As per,

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ARE YOU TURNED ON?

Wednesday, 24 December 2014 by

When I first learnt to dive I was taught to turn the tank valve on all the way, then a quarter turn back. I didn’t ask why at the time and yet many years later I found myself telling my students the same thing. Never once did anyone ask me why and I proceeded as

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JENNY’S WORLD RECORD BLOG

Wednesday, 08 October 2014 by

I was part of the support team helping Ahmed train for his world record 332.35m dive since January.  During that time, I saw the team grow from a couple of people, to over 20 support divers, surface co-ordinators, event managers, planners, gas blenders, photographers, and doctors. I’m an advanced trimix diver, and have been diving

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