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just to get an idea of certification/experiance levle of the people who use the forum

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years diving..........

number of dives.....

max depth dived....

solo dived.............

courses undertaken.

coldest dive...........

warmest dive.........

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name..................steve

from...................oldham/manchester

years diving..........aprox 6

number of dives.....200ish

max depth dived....58m

solo dived.............yes

courses undertaken.
padi open water
padi advanced ow
padi rescue
padi dive master
bsac sports diver
bsac dive leader
padi nitrox 40%
bsac nitrox/advanced nitrox 50%
bsac extended range 80%
first aid
o2 admin
boat handaling
scr rebreather course
diving explosives course
(shit have i done that many)

coldest dive...........2oc at crapenwray

warmest dive.........blue planit aquariunm

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done more than i thaught concidering i have a wife and 3 kids
me and my diving budy bought our own rib as we where sick of club politics, and its great
 

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name...............John...

from.................Runcorn - cheshire

years diving..........4

number of dives.....222

max depth dived....42m

solo dived.............Yes

courses undertaken.

OW, AOW, MFA, RD,DM,Nitrox, PPB, UW photo

coldest dive...........4 degs - Cape

warmest dive.........Maldives - 30 degs

any other bits of info:-

222 dives - Cape, Eccy, Astbury, Dotty, Vivian, Stoney, Anglesey, Trefor, Maldives, Cancun, Cozumel, Turkey, Tunisia, Crete, Abersoch
 

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name- Peter(big boy) Kelly

from- Sunny Glasgow

years diving- 3(though technically 2 through extended surface intervals due to discrepancies)

number of dives- 250'ish

max depth dived- 50'ish mtrs

solo dived- A dozen times at most and only sites I know like the back of my hand

courses undertaken- None

coldest dive- 3-4dgr probably

warmest dive- 14dgr'ish

any other bits of info- If I win this competition I want to travel the world and do some good for all the poor people of this planet. When I grow up I want to work with children and animals. Now where did I leave that swimsuit?

Peter
 

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name..................Dan

from...................Leeds

years diving..........six weeks

number of dives.....9

max depth dived....30M

solo dived.............No

courses undertaken. PADI OW and AOW

coldest dive...........21c

warmest dive.........21c

any other bits of info:- my diving experience so far is limited to a week in Sharm El Sheik
 

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name.Douglas Parker.

from.Plymouth.

years diving.2 years.

number of dives.250

max depth dived.65m

solo dived.Lots

courses undertaken.PADI OW. BSAC sport. TDI nitrox.

coldest dive.5c

warmest dive.18c

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3 Months out because DDRC said. Love nudibranchs/sealife. Wife thinks i'm obsessed but when you live 2 minutes from a 50m shore dive, you've got to go, it would be a shame to waste it.
 

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name..................Andrew

from...................Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)

years diving..........5

number of dives.....550
max depth dived....50m

solo dived.............yes can't say I enjoyed the experience!

courses undertaken.PADI: OW, AOW, Rescue,
BSAC: DL , Adv , OWI, AI, Adv Nitrox, ERD,
ANDI : Tech safe Air,
TDI : Nitrox Blender


coldest dive...........12C (Gulf)/ Manacles

warmest dive......... 42C (Gulf)


any other bits of info:-Mainly dive Red Sea Gulf and Cyprus
 

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name....Paul Cummings..............

from.Queensbury..................

years diving.6 months.........

number of dives...20..

max depth dived...32.

solo dived...0..........

courses undertaken. PADI OW, PADI DRYSUIT,PADI DEEP DIVES,TDI NITROX

coldest dive...4 CAPERNWRAY........

warmest dive..7 STONEY COVE.......

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Name: John Gulliver
From: Gothenburg, Sweden (originally Middlesex but have lived in Sweden for over 35 years)
Years diving: 15
Number of dives: 1240
Max depth dived: 45 m
Solo dived: Yes, a couple of times
Courses undertaken: PADI OW, AOW, Rescue and Divemaster. CMAS Basic nitrox
Coldest dive: Air temp -7°C, sea -1°C (several times, 0°C many times)
Warmest dive: 32°C (Dahlak archipelago, Eritrea)
Any other bits of info: Travel a lot. Have dived in many countries. Off on a Red Sea liveaboard trip (Tiger Lilly to Brother Islands Daedalus and Elphinstone Reef) next week. Hurray!
 

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name..................Andrew

from...................Marlow, Bucks

years diving..........5

number of dives.....200 ish

max depth dived....80

solo dived.............Yes

courses undertaken.
PADI OW
PADI AOW
PADI Rescue
PADI MFA
PADI DM
BSAC Sports Diver
BSAC Dive Leader
TDI Nitrox
TDI Advanced Nitrox
TDI Basic TRIMIX
TDI Nitrox Blender

coldest dive...........3 Deg. C. (Brrrrr)

warmest dive.........31 Deg C. (Yum)

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Took me 3 years to do a dive in the UK and now I just bloody well love it.
 

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name..................Stu Sheridan

from...................Garswood, nr wigan

years diving..........5, but really 3

number of dives.....175

max depth dived....50m

solo dived.............once

courses undertaken...

BSAC club, sports and dive leader
BSAC advanced nitrox
BSAC O2 admin
BSAC Chartwork
BSAC Boat handling
TDI advanced nitrox this july.

coldest dive...........2 degrees, eccy on jan 2nd.

warmest dive.........30 ish in mexico

any other bits of info:- Got my first dive free after winning a talent competition in kenya ;) A lovely relaxing 33m try dive with deco on a trapeze 100 miles from where the indianapolis went down.
Bloody germans!
 

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<font color='#000F22'>name..................Mark Chase

from...................Maidstone Kent

years diving.......... 17

number of dives.....Not sure, around 250 in the UK loads overseas

max depth dived....105m

solo dived.............Loads

courses undertaken.

PADI OW
PADI AOW
PADI Adventure diver (Deep Wreck & Drift course)
PADI Drift diver specialiaty
?? dont ask
TDI Nitrox
TDI Advanced Nitrox
TDI Decompresion procedures
TDI Entry Level Trimix
TDI Full Trimix
TDI Mod1 CCR
TDI Mod3 CCR Trimix


coldest dive...........4 deg at Stony

warmest dive.........29 deg Muldives

any other bits of info:- Started UK diving in Jan 2002. Prior to that it was strictly blue water PADI stuff 10-20 dives per year somewhere warm.

ATB

Mark Chase
 

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<font color='#333399'>name...Bob [Seadart]

from....South Northants.

years diving….39 yrs off and on. Mainly recreational diving.

number of dives….Stopped counting after 10.

max depth dived…..140 ft =  43mts approx.

solo dived…..most of the time.

courses undertaken.
RN ships diver 1964/qualified SAR 1967

coldest dive. Had to break the ice to work on ships hull. [Bloody cold]

warmest dive. Persian Gulf. WWII wreck

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Failed BSAC swimming test in 1974 told to go away and learn to swim.
Couldn’t do the backstroke. Who the hell swims the backstroke with a tank on their back?
Well done BSAC.
Said sod the system put a tank on my back and went and jumped off the end of Swanage pier.
No law against it and never looked back.

Mind you I would not recommend it without some form of training.
Thought I had better mention that before I get chucked off this forum.
 

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name..................Dominic, amazingly enough..

from...................East Grinstead, West Sussex

years diving..........4

number of dives.....Don't know, didn't start keeping a log until about 2 yrs ago..

max depth dived....36m

solo dived.............No

courses undertaken.

BSAC club, sports & DL
BSAC advanced Nitrox
Compressor operator
First aid
O2 admin
Rescue management
NAS intro course

coldest dive........... 4deg C

warmest dive......... Red Sea in June/July (No computer back then, so no idea)

any other bits of info:-
I run the scubadiy yahoo group
Yay gadgets!
 

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name..................Kevin

from...................Suffolk

years diving..........2

number of dives.....100

max depth dived....48

solo dived.............Once

courses undertaken.  All PADI to DM (inc EFR)
                            PADI Nitrox (40%)
                            PADI Ice Diver  
                               
coldest dive...........  -2 (Yes -2, it was a fresh water thermocline while Ice diving in Norway)

warmest dive.........   30 ish (Barbados)

any other bits of info:- Probably half my dives are UK (all year round) and the majority are costal. Hope to complete advanced nitrox and decompression procedures before too long.
 

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Name.........John

From...........N.Yorks originally, and now Al-Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

years diving..........started 1978 and still getting wet (but not as often as I'd like)

number of dives.....er, not sure as didn't log them until a couple of years ago.  Got about 180 since summer 2000

max depth dived....50m, Saudi Red sea

solo dived.............no

courses undertaken.

BSAC 3rd class (thats going back abit)
BSAC Dive leader
BSAC OWI
Advanced Nitrox
Rescue Management
O2 Admin.

Hoping to do gas blending, Extended Range

coldest dive...........under 2ft of ice in reservoir in UK in a wetsuit!

warmest dive.........39C in Arabian Gulf

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glad I learned to dive in UK as it makes everywhere else (that I've been) seem like a piece of P%$S
 

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name..................Matt Binnie

from...................Harpenden, Herts (25miles nth London)

years diving..........2

number of dives.....45 (even split Sea/fresh)

max depth dived....25m

solo dived.............sort of

courses undertaken. OW/AOW First Aid

coldest dive...........4c Stoney

warmest dive.........dunno about 21c

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Coward, Fish prodder, dont collect wreck bits and Shandy Drinker (halves) or Bud. First full season of UK dives intend to push the dive total up this year, first year just holidays really, hooked on UK diving.
 

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<font color='#0000FF'>Steve

I think a split between dives conducted in freshwater and seawater would be an interesting statistic.  
 

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name..................Richard

from...................kidderminster area

years diving..........urgh off and on 36

number of dives.....gave up sort of counting at 1500

max depth dived....58m I think

solo dived.............majority

courses undertaken. self taught but got ticket to keep the world happy, TDI nitrox

coldest dive...........Cold, there was  2mm fresh water ice above

warmest dive.........?? 27 Mexico

any other bits of info:-  Will be doing adv Nitrox and Deco this year so I can buy to 100%. Dived Red Sea, Mexico, Med, South coast  etc etc but most in West of Scotland farming salmon. Prefer invertebrates
 

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Quote[/b] (FionaB @ May 21 2003,10:01)]Steve

I think a split between dives conducted in freshwater and seawater would be an interesting statistic.  
Number seawater: 1238
Number fressh water: 2
 
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