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Scuba Confidential

An Insider's Guide to Becoming a Better Diver
Lu par : Craig Beck
Durée : 8 h et 19 min
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Scuba Confidential is a unique audiobook packed full of valuable tips and expert advice, giving you unprecedented access to the secrets of dive professionals and technical divers. With Scuba Confidential, you will learn how to master skills and techniques that will make you a more confident, capable, and safe diver. It offers an informed, balanced view on some of scuba diving's most contentious issues like going solo, deep diving, and rebreathers and includes a comprehensive analysis of how diving accidents happen and how to make sure you do not become a statistic.

Scuba Confidential also gives you valuable insights on a vast range of topics such as what it is like to do a cave diving course, how to make sure you buy the right equipment, what to consider when choosing an instructor, things even the pros get wrong, and where to find the best diving in the world. This is candid, no-nonsense practical advice from a professional who has been involved over the last three decades with virtually every aspect of the sport. Scuba Confidential answers a whole host of questions. For example, have you ever wondered... How the professionals look so comfortable in the water? What it is like to dive under ice and inside shipwrecks? Which training courses are worthwhile and which might just be a waste of time? If you would make a good technical diver? If you should be considering a rebreather? How you can reduce your air consumption? Whether you might actually be safer without a buddy sometimes? Or: How muck diving can possibly be any fun? Scuba Confidential has the answers to all these and many more.

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  • Michael H Gabrielson
  • 25/02/2015

A must read for all divers

I'm a new diver and found this book immensely helpful in educating me and filling in the gaps of hard-to-find information. It clarified topics and cut through myths and brought theoretical knowledge into the real world. A must read for anyone that wants to be a safer and better diver.

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  • dustin crist
  • 09/09/2015

if you're a diver, this book isn't optional.

I've been diving for many years, I'm a DM, and not a chapter went by that I didn't learn several things

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  • Dusty roads
  • 03/02/2016

Worth it

Lots of great information, some "no duh" information. Good book, captivating, definitely worth reading, ya.

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  • David
  • 17/07/2015

Scuba Necessities

Awesome! Must have for any scuba diver whether you are just starting out or a pro.

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  • Robert Pruitt
  • 08/03/2015

I'm a commercial diver and found useful tips

Fantastic! Entertaining, useful and educational. The narration was excellent as well. I was surprised to find out how similar recreational diving has become to commercial diving. The author gives a lot of updated information about mixed gas driving and rebreather technology. He also told Santa diver of the kids, good locations and doesn't depth about just about every category of equipment. I will be listening to this again and again.

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  • celeste
  • 04/03/2015

Great for all levels of Divers

What made the experience of listening to Scuba Confidential the most enjoyable?

The information was on point and the narrator was a good fit.

What did you like best about this story?

This book has information about diving that could save someone from a bad situation, it also goes into detail on many different types of diving, the gear types, types of air, and etiquette underwater.

What does Craig Beck bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

He was a good narrator.

Any additional comments?

This book has information about diving that could save someone from a bad situation, it also goes into detail on many different types of diving, the gear types, types of air, and etiquette underwater.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 21/07/2020

perfect

super easy to listen to, from start to finish. perfect book for learning about new skills for scuba diving

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  • rikki menz
  • 13/04/2020

Must read for Divers of all levels

Loved this book. Both informational and entertaining. Regardless the level of diving, you will find this information to be valuable in become aware or reassess what you have become comfortable with in your skill set. This book left a hunger in me to advance my skills into technical diving. I am anxious to read Simon's Scuba professional book!

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  • James Morehouse
  • 15/08/2019

Great read!

As a new scuba diver and inexperienced it was extremely enlightening to hear discussion points, warnings, do's and don'ts, location descriptions, and gear analysis. It won't teach me but it does prompt questions to ask and things to consider in situational awareness.

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  • Christian Smith
  • 07/08/2019

SCUBA tips for the beginner to the "professional"

If you want to have some ideas to think about to improve your SCUBA skills then this is the book for you. Excellent information, great stories and wonderful advice. I've already started reworking my gear based on the suggestions in this book.

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  • Max
  • 02/05/2018

Top *****

very good, interesting information, very helpful, recommended to all dive professionals. thank you very much ....