By Michael Ange

One diver, after a doubtless short interval under the outside, discovers that his gasoline provide has run perilously low. one other, paralyzed, bobs helplessly at the floor, and whilst a poorly educated divemaster makes an attempt rescue, issues pass from undesirable to worse. different divers, interested by the bountiful undersea lifetime of the Caribbean, miss out on robust present is sweeping them speedily clear of their unattended boat.

These are only a number of the precise tales you'll locate in Diver Down, so much of them related to diver mistakes and leading to severe harm or dying. each one of those stories is observed by way of an in-depth research of what went unsuitable and the way you could realize, keep away from, and reply to related underwater calamities. This certain survival advisor explores the gamut of diving events, together with cave and damage diving, deep-water dives, river and flow diving, decompression illness, and masses extra. It exhibits you the way to avoid tragic mishaps through:

• Inspection and upkeep of basic and secondary diving gear
• studying and following proven safeguard protocols
• Confirming the educational and credentials of diving professionals
• training emergency responses less than real-world stipulations

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