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Books about Marine Life, SCUBA Facts, History, Shipwrecks...
In David Hall's "Beneath Cold Seas" join him beneath the waves with stunning pictures of our Undersea World.
A photographic masterpiece!
"Coastal Fishes of the Pacific Northwest"
An excellent reference book by Andy Lamb and Phil Edgell.
With hundreds of color photographs and descriptions!
Its easy format makes for quick reference!
"Whelks to Whales"
A full color marine life field guide to the Pacific Northwest
by author Rick M. Harbo
From Alaska to Southern California
Another great reference book for us all
Join Michael Ange in "Diver Down" where he shares real life dive
emergencies and what we can learn from them!
Don't let diver error be the factor that hurts or kills you!
Learn to prepare through maintenance, safety protocols, and practice.
A great addition for yourself or perhaps just a thoughtful gift!
"Fifty Places to Dive Before You Die"
For the Scuba Diving Adventurer in us all.
An easy read to help stretch your imagination!
"Neutral Buoyancy, Adventures in a Liquid World"
From the humble beginnings of the Sponge Diver and the many challenges
early Divers faced and later to the quest of breathing underwater.
An excellent book by Journalist and Dive Master, Tim Ecott.
The Giant Pacific Octopus, if you are interested in West Coast Diving
here is a great book about a bizarre creature you are likely to meet.
Author James A. Cosgrove and photographer Neil M. McDaniel combined their talents to show you what this animal can do!
Here is a creature that can fit through openings one tenth its size, or instantly change color and or texture
Truly masters of hide and seek!
"Diving Vancouver Island South"
Greg Dombowsky, author, diver, and photographer has compiled a list of the many available Dives in Victoria BC, and the South Island.
A practical guide for visitors and local divers alike
"Dive Like a Pro"
Here is a refresher and some instruction from author Robert N. Rossier
Lots of material for the newly certified diver or for one out of practice.
Good tips on safely improving air consumption, buoyancy control,
safety protocols, physical fitness, equipment tuning and maintenance.
"The Certified Divers Handbook"
Your complete guide to enjoying your own underwater adventures.
book will help you get more out of your scuba diving
"Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest"
Andy Lamb and Bernard Hanby team up to share this amazing work!
Boasting over 1,700 full color pictures of every known species to be found from California and all the way North to Alaska.
"The Sea Hunters"
Here is an excellent narrative by Clive Cussler and Craig Dirgo.
Exciting True Adventures of Famous Shipwrecks with Clive Cussler and an agency known as NUMA (National Underwater Marine Agency).
230 feet down in the cold Atlantic a sunken U-Boat is found, only thing is according to Second World War records, it doesn't exist?
An amazing true story of courage and determination, as a Diver you will want to read this!
Just one of many interesting books by the late Betty Pratt Johnson.
Dive with Six Gill Sharks, Sea Lions, Octopus, this lady has done it all!
"Shipwrecks of British Columbia"
The late Fred Rogers, Diver and Adventurer, takes you on many Historic Journeys in this excellent tribute to British Columbia Shipwrecks.
Dedicated to all men living or dead
who heard and answered the call of the sea
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Here is an excellent link to
tide and current charts
for Nanaimo, BC.
At the bottom of displayed
chart you will see two links,
"other tide stations" or
"other current stations"
follow these links for
information from California
and right up to Alaska.