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  1. Talkback

    Posted Feb 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... death', February 14). The Hong Kong Underwater Association wishes to report that its diving safety and accident inquiry committee is holding discussions with the Leisure and Cultural Services ... the responsible government departments hide behind the limit of what they can do. Why don't they ask what more they can do and how to bring about this change? Mark A. Turner, Sai Kung How can diving ...

  2. Scuba diving

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAU KIT-WAI Scuba diving offers a respite from the relentless pressures of city life, especially its noise, dirt and air pollution. It also offers the chance to see the enchanting sea creatures that share more than two-thirds of our planet's space with us. Contrary to conventional wisdom, scuba diving is not dangerous if you are well-trained, have the appropriate equipment ...

  3. Sai Kung scuba diver found dead

    Posted Apr 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A 33-year-old woman died after she went missing from her scuba diving group off Sai Kung yesterday. Police said an initial investigation showed nothing suspicious. However, the victim's husband demanded to know how her instructor could have lost track of her. Chan Young Wai-man was on a scuba diving and barbeque trip with about 20 members of the Luk Chau Diving Club. She ...


    Posted Aug 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and power, a man and a bear engage in an eating contest and an elephant competes against a group of humans to see who can pull a jet further and faster. The World Of Exploration: X-Force - Diving ... technology to explore one of the world's deepest diveable wrecks. World champion freediver Tanya Streeter rejects scuba equipment to dive almost as deep on one breath. ...

  5. Gypsy queen

    Posted Mar 26th 2006, 12:00am by Karen Jackman

    ... are still working with her- and set about establishing the Sea Gypsy Village Resort and Dive Base. 'Actually, it wasn't so hard a decision to make, now that I look back,' she says. ... Leman- a journey that'll only begin when there are enough passengers. Our boat sputters around a short bluff into the resort at about 10pm. We are met by resident dive master, stand-in ...

  6. He used website to outline his mission, hopes and fears

    Posted Jan 16th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... the body of Deon Dreyer back from the depths. 'The dive will be unique and huge. I plan on spending up to five minutes at 270 metres recovering the body,' he wrote on www.deepcave.com. 'I have to cut Deon out of his dive harness, place him in a body bag (custom built), hook a strong wire line to the dive gear, get back to the drop line with the body bag and the other end ...

  7. dive books

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... Alex Frew McMillan Asian Diver magazine has delivered another in its useful series of annuals with 101 Coolest Dives- The Thrill Seeker's Guide to the Planet's Coolest Diving ($80, Emap Singapore). The 101 Coolest Dives attempts to identify the most-memorable dives around the world, from searching for the largest fish in the sea, the whale shark (Dive three ...

  8. A dream come true

    Posted Jun 18th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Teaching people how to do a new sport is very satisfying, writes Lee Wing-sze Young Post: How did you become a diving instructor? Fung: I watched the movie The Deep when I was a teenager. It is a thriller about deep sea adventurers. I was fascinated by the underwater scenes in the movie and dreamed about having such an experience in the deep ocean. Although I would sometimes go snorkelling, ...

  9. All In A Day's Work: Underwater instruction

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the ocean. We are heavily involved with local schools, teaching students dive courses, ranging from open-water to rescue. Many local school students also get involved in underwater clean-up days ... Susie Gyopos Andrew Couch, PADI course director at Mandarin Divers, brings the diving experience not only to local adults but to a large number of school children. We have a wide range ...

  10. Diving club opts for down-to-earth work

    Posted Apr 28th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Tinnie Chow The Hong Kong Underwater Club took to one of the most inaccessible beaches in the New Territories to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Dive in to Earth Day. Instead of doing it below sea level, as you would expect, divers grabbed big garbage bags, slipped on protective gloves and dived into their day's work- cleaning up Governor's Beach. ...




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