Dive Destinations

Diving the Valiant Plane Wreck – Lake Washington USA


I drug my rebreather and diving kit (in a 45 kg Pelican) 2300 miles to Seattle from Honolulu to dive on the Valiant Plane Wreck; a WWII treasure laying just a few miles north of Seattle.

It was quite an interesting day.

It’s always fun to travel with a rebreather. I’m never …

Dive News

Diving Labels: Must Have for Every Diver!

Diving Labels are a must have; it’s too easy to get your gear lost or lifted by another diver. Easy solution; put your name on it. Divinglabels.com will help you out! I’ve been using their labels for awhile on myCCR Liberty and other gear.


The labels are tough, resistant to wear …

Book Review

BOOK REVIEW: Germany’s U-85: A Shadow In The Sea

Germany’s U-85: A Shadow In The Sea

Jim Bunch is the world’s leading authority on the U-85. He has made over 1,000 dives on her and is the author of three books on the subject. Jim started diving the shipwrecks off the Outer Banks in the 1950’s. By 1994, he had …

U of Hawaii Hyperbaric Chamber Now Accepting Patients
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BREAKING: University of Hawaii Hyperbaric Treatment Center Accepting Patients

Divers in Hawaii and surrounding islands have been without proper hyperbaric chamber access since the fall of 2017. That has just changed.

This is huge news for recreational, technical and scientific divers here on Hawaii.

University of Hawaii Hyperbaric Treatment Center is now accepting patients on a case-by-case basis. 

According to the University …

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Using VA Education Benefits to become a Dive Professional

Believe it or not, if you honorably served in the United States Military you can use your VA Education Benefits to become a Dive Professional.

These benefits can cover all costs for tuition, equipment, and even a housing allowance while you train. But there is a lot to know and …

Becoming a Technical Diver / Dive News

How Quickly a Dive Can Go Wrong

The other night I joined up with a local boat here on Oahu to do a closed circuit rebreather training dive. The main goal was to work on skills and build hours for the next level of certification. We were heading to a site called Shallow LCU, it’s a wreck …

Dive News

Drysuitdive.com is now Team Exploration Divers

photo credit: Pacific Edge Photography

We are changing our name (re-branding) from Drysuitdive.com to Team Exploration Divers.

If you’ve recently attempted to enter drysuitdive.com into your browser, you’ll notice that you’re now being taken to Team Exploration Divers. We are rebranding and as such you’ll be seeing some changes around.

The name change won’t …

FW 58 Lac Du Bourget - WWII Airplane Wreck in France
Featured Divers

Team 7/70: Diving Deep on TRIMIX

Team 7/70 is a technical diving team based out Italy that is diving deep on Trimix. They recently dived on the Focke Wulf 58 in the lake, Lac du Bourget France, to depths of over 330 ft/100 meters. Not only is the wreckage of this place of historical significance but …