Monthly Archives: August 2012

July and August 2012: Osezaki and Oshima, Japan

Saturday July 14th, Sunday July 15th, Saturday July 21st, Sunday July 22nd, Saturday August 4th and Sunday August 5th 2012 Divers often visit Osezaki and Oshima for fun and for training.  This year as part of my Advanced, I have … Continue reading

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July 2012: How to launch an SMB and a few other “Advanced” techniques, Yugawara Pool, Shizuoka, Japan

Saturday July 7th and Sunday July 8th 2012 The SMB, or Surface Marker Buoy, is a fascinating device to use and an integral part of being an Advanced diver.  Also known as a Safety Sausage, its role is to mark … Continue reading

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June 2012: The Joys of Navigation, Osezaki, Shizuoka, Japan

Saturday June 16th and Sunday June 17th 2012 All dives require a focus on safety, buoyancy, air, buddies and depth.  With poor visibility or currents to consider as well, the underwater environment really is THE place to get lost.   Of … Continue reading

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