Archive for 2011

The Evolution of Helmetcam

Saturday, May 28, 2011 19:26 2 Comments

A couple years ago I had an idea. I wanted to take one of those small portable extreme sports video cameras and use it underwater as I was scuba diving. Actually, I wanted to mount it to a helmet like the skateboarders, motocross riders, skiers, skydivers and all those other crazy people. The concept of […]

This was posted under category: Dive Equipment

What Do I Buy or Bring to NC When I Dive?

Thursday, May 26, 2011 12:27 1 Comment

There is a list of equipment that you will want to make sure that you have when you dive the North Carolina coast. Some of this you may already have. Also, I have mentioned much of the gear in some of my previous posts. This equipment will help to make your dives much more enjoyable […]

This was posted under category: Dive Equipment, Dive Safety

How to Find Fossils at Fossil Ledge

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 10:39 3 Comments

I like to think that I am pretty successful when looking for shark teeth and other goodies when diving at the Fossil Ledge off the North Carolina coast. But, then again, I am still working on my collection. I haven’t found my 7″ Megalodon tooth yet (I can dream!) and I would like to find […]

This was posted under category: Dive Training

Diving the USS Indra, AR-330

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 13:39 2 Comments

I lied in my previous post.  Well, I took a little literary license.  We did not go straight back to the dock from the U-352.  We came inshore and did a nice dive on the USS Indra (ARL-37).  The Indra was a landing craft repair ship commissioned in 1945 and saw limited service in the […]

This was posted under category: NC diving

Diving the U-352

Monday, May 23, 2011 14:00 Comments Off

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to check off one of the dives that has been on my must-do list.  I’ll have to share that list with you in a separate post.  This one is all about a German submarine.  The U-352 is a submarine that was sunk off the North Carolina Coast near Morehead City […]

This was posted under category: NC diving

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