When did they change the scuba rules to say that you have to be under-age and malnourished?
Some are large, but many are little more than a boat, a few lines of oysters, a scuba tank, a shed, and a determined pearl farmer and his family.
For my last dive in North Cyprus I abandoned scuba gear to snorkel in shallow water without disturbing the feeding green turtles.
My scuba trips to the nearby islands of Angra dos Reis were cancelled daily.
Several scuba certifying agencies offer training for divers, from beginners to experts.
You fill it from a scuba tank, and then shoot dozens or even hundreds of shots before refilling with air.
Much like after watching Open Water, you won't buy a Caribbean scuba trip anytime soon.
My slowpoke trawler, the Sea Cow, was equipped with a portable scuba compressor.
Try-dives are organised to give anyone interested a taste of breathing underwater using a scuba unit in a safe, controlled environment.