No Stop vs. No Decompression. Which is correct?

Should no-decompression diving be renamed no-stop diving? Earlier, I was semi-involved in a discussion about terminology regarding no-decompression diving, or diving within the no decompression limits (NDL) that define sport or recreational diving. I suggested that every dive is a decompression dive. I’m not the first to make that assertion. The theory goes like this. […]

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 […]

Learn to Dive in Reno

Summer is finally here and if you’ve ever considered learning to SCUBA dive, now is the time to do it. If you live in or near Reno, even better. I teach through Sierra Diving Center and believe there is no better place to learn to dive anywhere in the world, let alone Reno. That’s because […]