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    Last Breath - the movie

    A couple months ago I stumbled across a thread in accidents (I think) linked to an article about a saturation diver disconnected from his umbilical. Returning from business yesterday came across the movie version. Mostly a documentary it combines actual footage & audio from the event and...
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    ProPlus4 - Oceanic

    Anyone taken it out for a spin yet? I have the ProPlus2 (silver buttons) which I love, bought my brother the PP4 as a Christmas gift, just arrived last week. He's Bonaire bound next week with it. Any insight appreciated.
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    Boca Slagbaai cliff jump

    My nephew is asking about cliffs to jump off. I know there is one at Boca Slagbaai, anyone ever jump? How high is it and how deep is the water? Oil Slick is another possibility. Any others?
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    Trip Report Bonaire Mar 17 - 31 trip

    Just back from 2 weeks (Mar 17 – 31). Delta Phila – Atl – Bon had enough time in PHL and ATL to hit the Skyclub for breakfast, no problem with baggage making flights, no rushing to gates. The ATL – BON flights utilized the nice comfy jets with seat back entertainment systems, reclining seats and...
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    Police officer fatally shot in Bonaire

    Very sad to read this morning. *** BREAKING NEWS *** Dutch Police fatally shot in Bonaire | 721news.com
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    St. Thomas diving

    Managed to get out last Sat and Sun and again this morning with Red Hook Dive Center, St. Thomas. 6 great dives - Calf and Castle Reef, Congo and Mingo, and French Cap and Calf this morning. Red Hook is in the East End, sites are 10 - 20 min ride, clean safe fun group. Water temps 84. Highlites...
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    Info and tips for St. Thomas

    Business will take me to St. Thomas for couple weeks, leaving next Sunday, last minute thing. Appreciate any info! Looking for dive info for weekends, will be working long hours during the week, but HOPING to get to a beach to swim or snorkel after work, I'm going to need to decompress. Input...
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    Buddy Dive 3/1 - 3/15 Summary

    Along with my BF/dive buddy this year we brought along my brother and his 18 yr old son, certified May 2013, on their first dive trip. They stayed for 1 week buddy and I stayed for 2. Delta PHL – ATL – BON and back all ran smooth and on time. This was our 8th year Buddy Dive. The convenience of...
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    Dutch Springs and The Dive Shop (Cherry Hill), Memorial Day Weekend

    Just back from a fantastic Sat-Sun @ Dutch with The Dive Shop folks. Owner Arin, instructors Amanda and Kevin, DMC's Tony, Bill, Ellis (and more I'm sure I forgot) are super-safety conscious, thorough and fun! If anyone is looking for certification or advanced training in S. Jersey talk to them...
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    Bonaire - Buddy Dive, Feb 23 - Mar 9

    Back from 2 weeks doing the dive-drive package in 1 bedroom condo. Normally we do Bonaire mid -late March, but Easter messed up schedule with higher airfare and otherscheduling issues. Highlites of the trip here and I’ll post additional infowith other tidbits and/or interesting bits. This was...
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    Found this...any ideas?

    Not diving, but found this in the water line during my beach run yesterday. Extreme low tide, Hurricane Sandy made landfall only 30 miles or so north and we recently completed a beach replenishment so my guess it was underwater and got stirred up. To give some perspective the plastic bottle is...
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    On GC Trip Report

    Staying at 7 Mile Beach Resort w/ parents.Normal dive buddy has to work, so I'm the lone diver. Arrived Sunday on Usless Air, no problems. Early dinner Sunday at Morgans Harbour - yummy and great views. Monday stocked in provisions, walk through G-town and some beach / snorkel time...
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    Lookin for a buddy, GC 9/18 - 25

    Will be on 7 MB 9/18 - 9/25 w/ non-diving family. My dive buddy can't get off work, leaving me buddy-less. Staying next to Ambassador Diving and plan to boat dive with them, but I really would like to shore dive as well, if possible. If any locals or SB'ers will be around and diving, let me...
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    Thanks Buddy Dive and Delta Airline!!

    Due to a medical emergency, I've had to postpone my Bonaire trip. Buddy and Delta were very accomodating in working with us to reschedule at a later time when I have the all clear to travel and dive. I could not have asked for more! It's nice to be able to say something good (for once) about...
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    Carnival in Bonaire

    In checking the calendar, I find my trip this year coincides with Carnival. For anyone who has been there during Carnival or locals, what can I expect? Will anything (restaurants, grocery stores) be closed? Any info appreciated!
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    2 ‘wife’ horses=crazy call at N.J. track

    Cute! Be sure to read the last line... By Peter Mucha ~ Inquirer Staff Writer Sunday's seventh race at Monmouth Park sounded like a henpecked man quite confused about his marriage. All because of a couple horses with crazy names. The call by announcer Larry Collmus is so destined to...
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    Bonaire trip 3/13 - 3/27

    My observations only, your experiences may differ. Uneventful Delta flights from PHL – ATL – BON. The 767-300 ATL - BON included inseat entertainment of games and movies. Arrival at Buddy Dive with all gear accounted for and unbroken! Pre-arrival completion of documents for check in, car...
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    New catalog w/ bathing suits!

    Last night's mail brought a catalog for a company called Athleta (athleta.com) featuring swimwear in hard to find sizes - XXL, tall and DD sized bra cups. Sporty prints, paisley and brights along with cover ups and coordinating boy shorts for suits. They have comfy looking yoga wear too! (I...
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    BD - 3/13 - 3/27 anyone?

    Any one going to be at Buddy Dive between 3/13 and 3/27? Traveling the Philly - Atlanta - Bonaire on Delta. Always looking to meet up with some Scubaboarders for some diving or an adult beverage! :D
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    Hockey & New Years in Boston suggestions?

    Heading up to see the Flyers get trampled, I mean take on the Bruins in the Winter Classic (unless Santa brings us a goalie, some offense/defense and scoring opportunites). Making a 5 day trip of it as neither of us has been to Boston in 30 yrs. Will be staying in Copley Plaza. Spending New...
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