Monthly Archives: February 2014

Kamloops couple survives as dive tour boat sinks within seconds off Mexico

Breaking News Photograph by: Vancouver Sun , KAMLOOPS – A Kamloops couple believe they were seconds from death during a scuba diving expedition in Mexico. Diane Barry and her husband, Tim, were on a one-day diving excursion off the coast of … Continue reading

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Rescued Bali diver tells harrowing tale of survival in rough seas

THE ASAHI SHIMBUN BALI, Indonesia–While drifting in stormy seas off the island of Bali, Saori Furukawa and six other lost Japanese female divers were forced to quench their thirst with a floating coconut while hoping for rescue. The 37-year-old diving … Continue reading

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Five Japanese divers found alive after days missing off Bali

By Putra Wicaksana Semawang (Indonesia) (AFP) – Five Japanese scuba divers were found alive Monday clinging to a coral reef in rough waters off the Indonesian resort island of Bali three days after they went missing, officials said. Fishermen spotted the … Continue reading

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Rescuers search for Japanese divers missing off Bali

BBC NEWS ASIA – 15 February 2014 Last updated at 11:13 ET Indonesian rescuers have been searching for seven Japanese divers missing off the island of Bali since Friday. The search for the group, which includes two instructors, was halted on Saturday … Continue reading

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Divers Who Get Lost at Sea

From the February, 2014 issue of Undercurrent The couple most famous for disappearing on a dive is Tom and Eileen Lonergan, who were left behind on a Great Barrier Reef dive trip in 1998 when the crew failed to take an … Continue reading

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Showstoppers

It definitely appeared unusual, if not strange. I’d been walking the aisles of Pacific Marine Expo searching for new ideas, different ways of approaching old problems. Looking at the profile drawing on the wall of Northern Marine’s booth, I thought … Continue reading

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