PADI Tec40 Course, Lake Tahoe

If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to push your diving to the next level, PADI Tec40 is the first step beyond recreational diving. The PADI Tec40 course offers an introduction to diving with redundant systems, double SCUBA cylinders, lift bags, deco bottles and gas mixes up to 50% oxygen. More importantly, PADI Tec40 takes […]

Kona SCUBA Diving Video

The first time I planned a dive trip to Hawaii, I had divers saying things like, “Well, the diving’s not that great in Hawaii,” or “Hawaii doesn’t compare to the Bahamas,” or some such criticism. So, my expectations really weren’t that high. Turns out, these divers either know about places I can only imagine, or […]

Underwater Pumpkin Carving – SCUBA Diving Patton Beach, Lake Tahoe

This is Sierra Diving Center’s 2011 pumpkin carving dive in Lake Tahoe, CA. The dive took place as October’s fun dive. It is something on an annual tradition. We had about 8 divers ranging from newly certified open water divers to tech divers and instructors. Everyone had a good time. The weather was perfect and the […]

Alameda Man Killed in Monterey Diving Accident

  http://www.montereyherald.com/news/ci_18738019 Another diver lost his life in Monterey last Saturday. This time it was a 65 year old Alameda man who’d “recently gotten back into diving.” According to the story, he and his diving buddy had begun to surface when he simply disappeared. Shorty afterward the search was on and his body recovered about […]