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UB Diving. Voted #1 dive shop by a bunch of divers.

Phone: (250) 338-0161

Email: [email protected]

Dive (b)Log

Dive Log & Friday Creature Feature!

Posted on December 12, 2014 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (2955)

We had to cancel our Wednesday dive this week due to weather, or rather the lack of motivation caused by the weather, but I did have two lovely dives at Moulds Bay last weekend so I haven't dried up quite yet. Jer and I went over to Quadra for a "Divemasters Only!" dive (because no one else wanted to come) and we had several missions while we were there:

1. Find the lost computer that supposedly was there somewhere

2. Find Jer's flashlight tha...

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New Gear & New Buddies

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (3865)

After a short hiatus out of the water, I finally got back in. Sweet mother of Neptune it was cold. Winter diving really is here and I really need to accept this and figure out how to stay warm for the next few months.

I drove down to Tyee yesterday morning to meet up with some divers from the south part of this big rock. It was a beautiful, clear sunshiney -2 day and I was anxious to go diving, not just because...

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So We're Going to DEMA

Posted on November 13, 2014 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (3072)

A few years ago I was driving around the states with a few friends and we passed through Las Vegas. We spent a grand total of 3 hours in the city I think, most of which was spent sitting in traffic. Although I disagree with the fundamental existance of a ridiculous city in the middle of the desert, I must say, those 3 hours were some of the best people watching of my life. 

The DEMA (Diving Equipment &...

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Why is this mask $70 more than that one?

Posted on September 10, 2014 at 7:15 PM Comments comments (96)

A customer without any previous knowledge of, or experience with scuba gear will come into the shop looking for a mask, snorkel and fins set for casual use and first thing they notice is the vast price difference between, say, the Aqualung Sport masks+snorkel and the Hollis masks. Of course they want to know why a mask and snorkel set is $30-$40 while just a mask is $85-$130 and so far my answers probably sound fumbley and uninformed at best.

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