$ 3.00Each title in this series is a bestseller. But perhaps that's not surprising. The books take a unique approach for divers, combining the best aspects of a great dive-only guide and mixing them with the travel information you need. The focus is definitely on things to see below the waves, with top dive and snorkel sites described in detail and ranked for visual excellence. Sites include shipwrecks, coral walls and reefs, blue holes, underwater trails and even sunken planes. An ability rating helps you determine the right sites for your skill level. Every spot is shown on island maps.
What makes the books unique is the amount of information for landlubbers (or divers that have to rest for the day), including local museums, jeep excursions, historic forts and more. The authors -- both experienced divers -- provide a selection of diver-friendly resorts, hotels and live-aboards that offer tank refills, boat rentals, on-site certification, equipment rentals or night dives. Restaurants are also given. An extensive "Facts" section at the end of each area profile gives easy-to-read travel info -- climate, clothing, vaccination requirements, transportation and Customs -- as well as the location of the nearest decompression chamber.
Extensive coverage of the Florida Keys, California, Hawaii, Bermuda, Caymans, Cozumel, the Galapagos Islands, Caribbean islands, Brazil and Belize.
One of a series describing dive sites of the world, this volume covers Malaysia and Singapore. A varied range of topics is discussed, including general diving conditions, learning to dive, tips and techniques as well as equipment. More than 180 dive sites are described, providing practical information on bearings, access, depths and temperatures, as well as maps, interesting features and information boxes, with advisories at the end of each region. Other information includes marine conservation, the divers code of practice, safety measures and first aid, underwater photography, a list of marine organizations, and advice on where to stay.
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Renowned diver/photographer Carl Roessler escorts you on an around-the-world trip with poetic and magical images of legendary reefs in Thailand, the Maldives, the Red Sea, Papua New Guinea, the Coral Sea, Baja California, the Galapagos, the Caribbean and the Bahamas, and many more.
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The Manual of Underwater Photography is the first truly comprehensive work on underwater still photography. The authors are internationally renowned underwater photojournalists who have won several international awards for their work. The Manual of Underwater Photography is a comprehensive and indispensable source of information, and an invaluable tool to improve your standard of photography.
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A remarkable production of a unique diver's guide to the Gulf of Akaba in the Red Sea, at time when the area was still under Israeli control. Rich in practical detail and excellent photography. With numerous appendices, covering background information. Includes full-page aerial shore photographs in color with transparent overlays superimposing current directions and other references. With numerous maps, line drawings and illustrations, color photographs.
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This book will take you through the basic information and skills needed to start your adventure in scuba diving. Helpful chapters on equipment, maintenance and planning a safe and enjoyable sport.