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  1. Shipwreck simulator for rescue divers

    Posted Sep 16th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... an underwater shipwreck simulator to better train its divers. Part of the HK$1.5 million hull-shaped facility, to be installed in the department's eight-metre-deep dive-training pool ... fire officer, Lai Man-hin, said yesterday. It will also help to improve co-ordination, co-operation and efficiency during underwater operations. Poor visibility, strong currents ...

  2. Explore the deep blue yonder

    Posted May 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... club members who teach voluntarily. Two of the biggest local BSAC clubs are the South China Dive Club (www.scdc.org.hk) and the Hong Kong Underwater Club (www.hkuc.org.hk). Padi open water ... At first glance, Hong Kong's waters may not seem the best place in Asia to learn to scuba dive, but the sport is popular here. Those who learn to dive locally can gain internationally ...

  3. Explore Scuba-diving in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 24th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Taylor

    ... is not enough for you, how about learning to scuba-dive? When most people think scuba-diving, they think Thailand or the Philippines. It's true the underwater world is at its most beautiful ... two concepts that are slightly strange the first time you experience them- breathing underwater and being weightless. You will receive a diving certificate, and get a taste of what diving ...

  4. Passion for the job, deep down

    Posted Apr 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak Requirements: You need to be a team player with an open mind, and have strong communication skills. You must be able to swim and dive underwater, and be willing to work shifts. ... though, when the park is closed. You can start off as a general technician to gain experience, before getting the necessary licences and diving certificates to apply for the position of underwater ...

  5. FILM (1988)

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... they don't use any scuba equipment. Mayol and Molinari have been competing to see who can dive deepest since childhood. They both dearly want the world record. Although they share a love of diving ... it,' he said. Besson opted to recreate the sea's beauty so that viewers could experience it for themselves. The long underwater sequences, co-photographed by Besson himself, are slow ...

  6. Stylish and practical

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Breitling recently launched its collection of New Superocean professional diving watches at the Aberdeen Marina Club, which was transformed into a subaquatic wonder-world to complement ... at the bash. The unveiling ceremony was officiated with the help of Chan and Tse, followed by a models' presentation of the stylish yet practical appeal of the diving watch. Guests were invited ...

  7. Graduates find a way to talk underwater

    Posted Jul 24th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... No doubt their clients expect to talk underwater. We can just imagine what their conversations would be like. The group has made several YouTube clips (pictured) featuring their engineer-executives ...

  8. Hidden depths

    Posted Oct 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. Louis Vuitton Tambour Diving In pink gold, the Tambour Automatic Diving watch combines elegance with technical functions, with straps offered in blue Damier pattern natural rubber ... indicating the time in 24 different time zones. 4. Clerc Hydroscaph The futuristic Hydroscaph is a powerful diving instrument designed for extreme situations. Thanks to a helium valve, which ...

  9. Eco-tourism warrior

    Posted Jul 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... as a part-time tour guide. In 1995, I went diving in Bali and remember marvelling at the beautiful sights underwater, with so many pretty fish swimming around. I started to realise I wasn't very ...

  10. Sunny side up

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... the video that might have been taken while diving or doing a skydive, selecting photos and putting them on the website, and usually finishing about midnight.' The long days left little time ... Poruma in the Torres Strait and Lady Elliot Island. 'Lady Elliot's got amazing diving, it's an ecologically sound resort and it's right in the middle of a national park,' ...




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