Month: May 2009

EQUIPMENT EACH DIVER NEEDS FOR INLET CLEANUP DIVES

1. Bring your own dive equipment. Your local dive shop has anything you may need. 2. Rent tanks or bring your own. Local dive shops will discount the rental and refill your tanks afterwards for free if you mention this dive effort. 3. You will need a Diver Down flag and float with 20 to […]

Performing Tasks While Diving in Strong Currents

Although most cleanup dives are held at slack high tide, some locations require more technical diving. Certain inlets, such as Sebastian, are known for strong currents and strong tides. In these situations,¬†reef hooks¬†can be employed. The reason is simple: You need two hands to collect and this cannot be done when you need one hand […]