November 2013

Celebrating 90 at 90
A British Royal Navy veteran celebrated his 90th birthday with a 90-foot wreck dive off the coast of Cyprus. Ray Wooley, who said he stopped logging dives after he reached 1,000, said "After all these years of diving I just thought I'd take the opportunity to do something underwater to celebrate getting to the age of 90." [See article at Wirral Globe] -- Posted Monday, November 25, 2013 by chb

PADI to include computer simulator in open water courses
PADI and DiveNav have entered into an agreement to include access to DiveNav's computer simulators for PADI Open Water Diver students learning with the computer option. Available are DiveNav's divePAL Advanced and Nitrox dive computer simulators, with one model-specific recreational computer simulator of the student's choice. Limited distribution of this new feature will be available as early as December 2013. -- Posted Friday, November 1, 2013 by chb