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PADI IDC in Costa Rica PADI IDC in Costa Rica
Oceans - 9/19/2009 5:35 PM
Day 1 of the PADI Instructor Deveopment Course (IDC) begins. New Instructors here we go! On a bright and sunny day everyone sat down with their loaded crewpacks and materials looking through the schedule with anticipation about what is to come. Assignments were handed out intros made and the day was rounded out with a well done skill circuit. Lesson learnt: Don’t confuse a DIVE ALERT with an inflator (ouch!) Day 2 After a full day in the classroom, interaction was the key. Morning was spent prep...
Diving at the 26, Costa Rica Diving at the 26, Costa Rica
Oceans - 5/27/2009 5:45 PM
A couple weeks ago, I had one of those dives that reminds you why you started diving! Even when I sprung out of bed in the morning, I knew it was going to be a good day...we had decided to have an instructor play day out at the 26 one of my favorite dives sites. Bob, Scott, Tim, Georgia and I practically skipped with our tanks onto the boat, and we could not wait to get out there diving. The 26 is about 20 miles off the coast of Quepos and is a plateau that comes up from the deep 300ft plus wate...