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  1. markmud liked wetb4igetinthewater's post in the thread Taking an open water student below 60 ft?.

    Unless someone replies to your comments and it shows up in my email or I specifically click on show ignored posts, I don’t see anything...

    Dec 12, 2019 at 5:24 AM
  2. markmud liked KWS's post in the thread Taking an open water student below 60 ft?.

    I agree with you on this. there is a lot that is supposed to happen in these classes in the way of experience. It is not uncommon to...

    Dec 12, 2019 at 5:21 AM
  3. Searcaigh replied to the thread Recomendations around Cebu for 10 days.

    Just back from Cebu, and you need to take into account that traveling between places takes more than your average time. Just leaving...

    Dec 12, 2019 at 5:20 AM
  4. markmud liked wetb4igetinthewater's post in the thread Taking an open water student below 60 ft?.

    It sounds like your wife was trained by clowns. Now I started out as a PADI instructor 4 years ago, and I've seen older PADI instructor...

    Dec 12, 2019 at 5:19 AM
  5. markmud liked wetb4igetinthewater's post in the thread Taking an open water student below 60 ft?.

    There is training and experience. Both of which are vague (former due to the wide variety in quality of training for the same...

    Dec 12, 2019 at 5:14 AM
  6. markmud liked wetb4igetinthewater's post in the thread Taking an open water student below 60 ft?.

    When teaching, an instructor must abide by standards. Outside of teaching, it isn't any agencies business. However, for liability...

    Dec 12, 2019 at 5:13 AM
  7. markmud liked wetb4igetinthewater's post in the thread Taking an open water student below 60 ft?.

    I don't know. I don't teach all Con Ed courses that I can because I don't see the value in most. However, the market reality is that...

    Dec 12, 2019 at 5:12 AM
  8. markmud liked Bigbella's post in the thread Taking an open water student below 60 ft?.

    Wow, I am truly shocked at the cynical nickel-and-diming involving students these days. How many classes are they now expected to take,...

    Dec 12, 2019 at 5:11 AM
  9. markmud liked The Chairman's post in the thread Taking an open water student below 60 ft?.

    There was an instructor who would take his students into Blue Spring in Orange City and on their last dive, he would bless them, meaning...

    Dec 12, 2019 at 5:10 AM
  10. markmud liked TMHeimer's post in the thread Taking an open water student below 60 ft?.

    During my DM course I was never told anything about what depths an OW (or other) "should" go to. There was an extensive thread a long...

    Dec 12, 2019 at 5:10 AM
  11. markmud liked wetb4igetinthewater's post in the thread Taking an open water student below 60 ft?.

    No, if a diver goes to 61, then 62, then ... etc (but not past 100) they are going to learn more they will on the deep dive as part of...

    Dec 12, 2019 at 5:06 AM
  12. Searcaigh liked Johncn's post in the thread Recomendations around Cebu for 10 days.

    Just spent 10 days at Polaris Dive Resort on Cabilao Island, off Bohol, and had a great time. Will do a trip report this week....

    cabilao_polaris-1.jpg cabilao_polaris-2.jpg Dec 12, 2019 at 5:04 AM
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