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turtle718 - 7/16/2018 5:44 PM
Heyyy I’m new to diving haven’t done a cold dive yet. I want to drive down to Virginia to dive at Lake Phoenix next weekend, lmk if anyone wants to come with!
Scubasammy - 7/23/2019 6:39 PM
Do you live in new york?
thepieguy - 8/10/2017 10:43 AM
Nice to have you as a buddy, John! Have fun tomorrow at Dutch. Looking forward to getting w u and DJ.
divingbear - 8/08/2017 9:15 PM
Ben Campbell 845-464-5410.. Call me and we will dive together ...
JohnDiver123 - 8/08/2017 9:21 PM
Ok great!
divingbear - 8/08/2017 8:36 PM
Yes I dive ice out to in then go warm water diving.....
divingbear - 8/08/2017 8:08 PM
Dive mostly in minnawaska state park. Beautiful wall dives something new every time we dive it.. We dive every Sunday so if you are interested let me know and I’ll hook you up
JohnDiver123 - 8/08/2017 8:32 PM
Definately interested. Do you dive all year long?
seadp2001 - 6/25/2018 8:30 AM
How’s the viz in the lake. I dove minnawaska in the 80’s. You went in where the swim area is. Much easier access. We dove the docks where the people used to lay. About 70 ft down then. Haven’t been there to dive since then. Maybe this year
divingbear - 8/08/2017 7:42 PM
Welcome, and if you wish to dive 1.5 hrs north look me up as we dive every Sunday...
JohnDiver123 - 8/08/2017 7:47 PM
Where do you dive? I’d like to learn more about it. Always looking for new places to dive beyond Dutch.
JohnDiver123 - 8/26/2017 8:42 AM
Haven’t forgotten about you and the lake dive. Do you dive into Sept/Oct?
divingbear - 8/26/2017 10:31 AM
We’ve dove there as late as dec 20
JohnDiver123 - 8/26/2017 11:04 AM
Awesome. 2 tank dives typically?
divingbear - 8/26/2017 11:11 AM
We’ve dove there as late as dec 20
divingbear - 8/26/2017 11:13 AM
Yes we do 2 tanks stay shallow so lots of bottom time
JMPdiver - 5/13/2017 5:19 AM
How often do you try to go to dutch springs? where else have you tried diving locally?
JohnDiver123 - 5/13/2017 1:25 PM
I try to go to Dutch every other week if I can. Other than that I dive the Long Island Sound. Low visibility but good experience. How about you?
JMPdiver - 5/15/2017 11:34 AM
well I just moved to maryland a few months ago from Cape Cod MA, I’ve been to dutch twice before, now that i am closer i would like to try to go more often. but i don’t know many divers down here. Diving on Cape Cod was fun. I would dive for lobsters almost every weekend. When will you be heading to Dutch again?
JohnDiver123 - 5/15/2017 8:12 PM
I hope to head there on Friday May 26. We have a few of us going. I hope to get there a few times in June. Heading to Maui in July and then back at Dutch a few times in August.
BoraManta - 9/21/2016 5:53 PM
John, any day but 9/28. Most likely will be there 9/25 also.
JohnDiver123 - 9/06/2016 9:25 PM
Great video! What was the temp like at the wreck? I see no one is wearing a hood!
wuzaracer - 9/06/2016 9:37 PM
The surface air temp was 92 F, I think it was about 74-76 degrees at depth. I remember feeling so comfortable after crossing the thermocline.
JohnDiver123 - 9/06/2016 9:48 PM
Wow. Good to know. Looks like a blast!
wuzaracer - 9/06/2016 8:27 PM

Here is a link to a 2:40 video from my dive in Oahu. You can see that the instructor was in a full 3mm suit. Most of us were in 2mm shortys. The safety diver wore a 3mm jacket and her swimsuit. Check the one tough guy in just scuba gear and boardshorts1
underwaterg - 8/05/2016 5:03 PM
Hi John! Thanks - I’ll be there by 10:30 am. I got my Open Water at Dutch, but am not sure what the protocol for regular divers are there. I’ll read up on the website beforehand to see about rentals, etc. Where is the group meeting??
RayOK - 8/02/2016 12:15 PM
Hi John,
I may not be able to be at Dutch on 8/10, grand child had accident, but may be able to get away on the weekend, Friday through Sunday — 8/12,13,14. Please let me know if that works for you.

How does that work for you for weekend of 8/12,13,14?

I normally arrive on Friday AM, when Dutch opens and camp for the weekend, on the ridge overlooking the East and West Peninsula dive entry docks. I do at least two dives on Friday, 3 on Saturday and one or two on Sunday. Friday I’m ready to dive after camp setup, by 1:00 PM. Saturday or Sunday, I like to be in the water by 8:00 to 8:30 AM

BTW, I’m new to using this. What is the simplest way to communicate between divers looking for dive buddies and confirming arrangements. There doesn’t seem to be a Reply or Reply All, function.
armaniballesteros - 7/25/2016 9:19 PM
I can do any weekend
JohnDiver123 - 7/26/2016 12:00 PM
Let’s set something up for August...