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Okeanos Aggressor II, Cocos Island, Costa Rica, 10/2017
Cocos, with its sharks and other flourishing marine life, is on every diver's bucket-list even though it's 36 hours sailing from the Costa Rica mainland and the diving is often far from easy. Our undercover diver takes a trip on the Okeanos Aggressor II and tells it like it is. You can read the story for free here. ...   Read more >>

Diving in Freezing Water? U.S. Navy Tests Flunk Some Regulators, 10/2017
Few of us dive in really cold water but those of the US Navy Experimental Diving Unit who dive in Antarctica surely know the problems. One is regarding regulators freezing. They did some comparisons and came up with results contrary to expectations. It's a free-to-read story here. ...   Read more >>

Editor's Pick of the month

Tropical Ice, just 99ยขTropical Ice

Written by Undercurrent's publisher Ben Davison (writing as KL Smith) and set in Belize, Tropical Ice is a story of shark-finning and reef-raping, murder and politics, on an industrial scale, with plenty of diving. You'll sense a creature's eyes on a night dive, feel the sandpaper skin of a shark on your bare back, and taste the sweat dripping off your eyebrows as you push through the underbrush on Snapper Caye.

It all takes place at Cap'n Jack's Rum Caye Dive Resort, where Jack's trying to save his failing resort with shark-feeding dives, until a body turns up in the damnedest place. You'll flip pages through surprising twists and turns that keep you glued to the text, all the way to the surprising events at the end. I sure didn't see them coming.

Amazon is offering a three-day Kindle promotion for just 99 cents, ending Saturday, October 14. Get your copy now!


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Loggerhead Dive Charters/The Inn Report in The Continental USA
"Outstanding"
filed Oct 20, 2017 by Captain Jim Davis, Jr (Experience: Over 1000 dives, 4 reports, Reviewer )
5 stars

[None]Outstanding owners and crew. Captain Jim was very flexible on changing dive dates following several attempts to drive from Jackso... ... Read more


Spirit of Freedom Report in Australia/GBR & Coral Sea/Osprey Reef
"Great time on SOF"
filed Oct 17, 2017 by Jeff and Pat Maeda (Experience: 501-1000 dives, 3 reports, Reviewer )
4 stars

Well-organized, friendly crew. Rental equipment good (ScubaPro). Food excellent -- dietary issues were taken care of very well. Exte... ... Read more


Blue Wilderness /Hualai home Report in Hawaii/Hawaii Puako area
"A little crowded but nice diving"
filed Oct 17, 2017 by Frank G Postillion (Experience: 251-500 dives, 2 reports)
3 stars

The diving was an inflatable boat launched at the Puako boat ramp. We handed them or equipment and they put the equipment to together... ... Read more


Explorer Ventures Report in Saba/St. Kitts
"SABA/ St. Kitts - Caribbean Explorer II"
filed Oct 17, 2017 by Timothy J Hedrick (Experience: Over 1000 dives, 2 reports)
5 stars

Love diving with Explorer Ventures as this is one dive operator that really has all their ducks in a row. It was a lovely week of divin... ... Read more


Reef Divers/Cobalt Coast Report in Cayman Islands/Grand Cayman
"Cobalt Coast. The water was warm."
filed Oct 17, 2017 by Steven Y Davidson (Experience: Over 1000 dives, 9 reports, Sr. Reviewer )
4 stars

Our flight was uneventful and we got into Grand Cayman with our luggage. We were met at the curb by a Cobalt Coast greeter and were sp... ... Read more


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Undercurrent subscribers can now download the 2017 Chapbook with over 600 reports on liveaboards/dive resorts worldwide, or have it emailed to you, here. Additionally subscribers can generate their own Mini Chapbooks here -- non-subscribers can also do this here.

Read these free articles from past issues:

Enraptured or Anxious? - You're Narked, 09/17
Keep Goliath Groupers for Divers, 09/17
A Hidden Killer in Our Midst, 08/17
Tropical Ice, in paperback, 08/17
Those Internet-Based Dive Travel Websites, 07/17
Why Don't Some Divers Drop Weights in an Emergency?, 06/17
Fire Aboard a Red Sea Liveaboard, 06/17
Aldora Divers, Cozumel, Mexico, 05/17
The Pros and Cons of Shark-Feeding Dives, 04/17
Papua Explorers, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, 03/17
Would You Opt For In-Water Recompression?, 02/17
Eight-Hour Ordeal for Shark Attack Victim, Craig DeWit, 02/17
Would You Opt For In-Water Recompression?, 01/17
Diver Safety - It's Not Sexy!, 11/16
Assigned a Bad Buddy?, 11/16
Two Groups of Divers Lost Within a Week, 10/16
Find Yourself in Deep Trouble?, 09/16
Scuba, the Sport of Grandparents!, 08/16
The Failure to Understand Your Computer, 08/16
Your Dive Travel Agent and Frequent Flyer Miles, 08/16
Flotsam & Jetsam, 07/16
A Tragically Glamorous Underwater Shoot, 07/16
Snorkels: Love 'em or Hate 'em?, 06/16
Fish & Fins, Palau Aggressor, Micronesia, 05/16
Want to Dive Cuba? How Americans Do It, 04/16
That Deep Stop Option on Your Computer, 04/16
A Death Attributed to Rental Gear, 03/16
Travel Agent or the Internet? Part I, 02/16
The Shortcomings of Winged BCs, 01/16
Class Action on Faulty Suunto Computers Continues, 01/16
The Skinny on No-See-Ums, 9/07

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