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Boat Dives - Hi Scubers, I have some ideas for boat dives coming up-for experienced beginners to advanced divers.......Costs vary from 75(2 dives), 85(3 dives) to 165(all day Big Sur) dollars per diver plus a tip for hauling your but out of the water. rachel the w. Jul 4, 2008 11:30 AM
EMAILING - If you have reasonable comments or questions you are more than welcome to email me personally. If I dont know the answer I will do my very best to get you a reference or an adequate answer. I want you all to be happy and to have fun without undue hassle rachel the w. Jun 30, 2008 10:27 AM
Meetup details changed: LET'S DIVE (REMIX VERSION II)!!! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://scuba.meetup.com/140/ca­lendar/8087721/ When: July 26,[masked]:00 AM Where: Breakwater Canne rachel the w. Jun 30, 2008 10:22 AM
RE: [scuba-140] Im am in a Pickle - Oz Jun 29, 2008 9:15 PM
Im am in a Pickle - Sunday the 13th I have to fly to a funeral. This means I cannot dive on Saturday the 12. The weekend AFTER is my favorite event of the entire year-The Motorcycle Gran Prix at Laguna Seca. There will be NO parking/motels/elbow room in Monterey that weeke rachel the w. Jun 29, 2008 8:54 PM
Meetup details changed: LET'S DIVE (REMIX)!!! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://scuba.meetup.com/140/ca­lendar/8087721/ When: July 12,[masked]:00 AM Where: Breakwater Canne rachel the w. Jun 15, 2008 8:37 PM
Re: [scuba-140] New Meeting: LET'S DIVE!!! - Wombat: I have a bicycle race that day, so will not be able to do the dive. Good luck and will catch you on the next one. -----Original Message----- From: wombat <[address removed]> To: scuba-140-announce@me Greg Jun 5, 2008 2:39 PM
Links now included! i hope - LET'S DIVE (REMIX)!!! The Greater Bay Area Scuba Lovers Meetup rachel the w. Jun 5, 2008 2:37 PM
New Meeting: LET'S DIVE!!! - Announcing a new meeting for The Greater Bay Area Scuba Lovers Meetup! What: LET'S DIVE!!! When: Sunday, June 15, 8:00 AM Meeting fee: USD1.00 per person Where: Click the link below to find out! Who s rachel the w. Jun 5, 2008 11:21 AM
NO COOKIES FOR YOU!!!! - This "Meet and Greet" has been cancelled due to lack of active interest. The desert contest will remain an unknown and I will keep the prize myself (haha!). Those of you who RSVP'd "yes" and "maybe" will remain rachel the w. Jun 1, 2008 1:29 AM
RE: [scuba-140] Diving in Cabo San Lucas - Jennifer May 30, 2008 8:48 AM
Re: [scuba-140] Diving in Cabo San Lucas - Diving conditions in Los Cabos varies with season. I have had the best visability in July. If the primary reason for any vacation is diving, I would pay attention to the season before booking the trip. But if you are going down Greg May 29, 2008 5:28 PM
Re: [scuba-140] Diving in Cabo San Lucas - Paul B. May 29, 2008 9:05 AM
Re: [scuba-140] Diving in Cabo San Lucas - Re: [scuba-140] Diving in Cabo San Luc Russell H W. May 28, 2008 7:49 PM
RE: [scuba-140] Diving in Cabo San Lucas - So I have read about. Thanks Russell H. Wilder, CLP Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer ? ATEL Capital Group, Inc. and Affiliates 600 California Street, 6th Floor San Francisco, CA? 94108???? USA Ph:?[masked]? Direct Ph:?[masked] Russell H W. May 28, 2008 4:03 PM
Re: [scuba-140] Diving in Cabo San Lucas - Not aware of anything specific down there, but if you don't get your question answered here one other useful place to query online would be the much larger membership at www.scubaboard.com. Although as for the Sea of Cortez, best to watch out for tho Steve May 28, 2008 3:54 PM
Diving in Cabo San Lucas - Russell H W. May 28, 2008 11:54 AM
rtfm - It appears I need to resend the invite due to my being a braindead button pusher that cannot read instructions. I hope you all get the message this time! Wombat rachel the w. May 27, 2008 9:01 PM
Re: [scuba-140] Our First Meet and Greet - Hi, when would be our meet up? If I haven't missed it already. Thanks. On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 8:53 AM, wombat < [address removed] > wrote: Simon May 27, 2008 5:29 PM
Our First Meet and Greet - If you show up and behave I might organize a dive in 2 weekends? Wombat rachel the w. May 24, 2008 8:53 AM
Re: [scuba-140] Your new organizer! - Rachael: Good luck with the group. Will send my tanks in for Hydro testing tomorrow. I have lots of experience in Mexico, Hawaii, but am really a Monterey Beach diver at heart. Greg M -----Original Me Greg May 21, 2008 4:57 PM
ATTENTION! - Have we any members that are NOT certified? We may be able to rectify this if we have enouch people...... RSVP ASAP to my personal email [address removed] Thanks! Rachel rachel the w. May 21, 2008 10:49 AM
Re: [scuba-140] Your new organizer! - Hey Rachel, Thanks for takin Nunaddict May 21, 2008 10:36 AM
Re: [scuba-140] Your new organizer! - Preview not available Stoyan May 21, 2008 5:45 AM
Re: Re: [scuba-140] Your new organizer! - Thanks for taking the lead, Rachel. I've got my advanced open water cert. About 200 dives - half in warm water, half in Monterey or Channel Islands. Probably would not do monthly Monterey dives, but might d Diana May 14, 2008 3:28 PM
Re: [scuba-140] Your new organizer! - I'm new to the Bay Area too - actually haven't even moved yet but will be in just a couple of weeks. I'm afraid I'm not much of a cold-water diver, but Vivian has me intrigued to get dry-suit certified so perhaps I'll take that p Elan May 13, 2008 5:51 PM
Re: [scuba-140] Your new organizer! - Thanks for taking the lead on this Rachel. I'm fairly new to diving, with just 26 dives under my belt, 22 of those recently on an amazing one week live-aboard in Thailand where I obtained my AOW. I have tropical dive experience only but hope to soon Steve May 13, 2008 5:23 PM
SV: [scuba-140] Your new organizer! - Jesper W. May 13, 2008 3:47 PM
RE: [scuba-140] Your new organizer! - Hello to all. I've been certified 4.5 years, have 150 dives logged, about half in the Monterey Bay/Carmel area, the rest in warm water sites (Hawaii, Fiji, Mexico, Belize, Puerto Rico, Bahamas). I'm a PADI Master Scuba Diver, have a dry suit, which make Russell H W. May 13, 2008 3:26 PM
Re: [scuba-140] Your new organizer! - Hi Rachel - thanks so much for taking the lead on the group! I'm new to the Bay area and live in SF. I'm an Asst Instructor and have about 500 dives. I'm looking to do my dry suit course in Monterey so if anyone is interested please let Vivian L. May 13, 2008 3:04 PM
Re: [scuba-140] Your new organizer! - Hi Rachel, I am a certified open water diver and dove mostly around N. CA. I just went to the meet-up site, it doesn't allow for people to register for the event. &n benj May 13, 2008 3:03 PM
Re: [scuba-140] Your new organizer! - Hi, Rachel. Thanks for organizing the events. I have an Advanced open water cert, did some dives back in Mid-west lakes. I moved to the bay area about a yr ago, and wanted to pickup the diving again, since I have heard the MB is a Simon May 13, 2008 12:59 PM
RE: [scuba-140] Your new organizer! - Dann C. May 13, 2008 10:12 AM
RE: [scuba-140] Your new organizer! - Oz May 13, 2008 9:20 AM
New Meeting: 1 week to update your profile or just check in! - Announcing a new meeting for The Greater Bay Area Scuba Lovers Meetup! What: 1 week to update your profile or just check in! then we can plan a meet-up! When: Monday, May 19, 7:00 PM Meeting fee: USD1.00 per person rachel the w. May 13, 2008 3:19 AM
Your new organizer! - Hello all, I am Rachel, I am in Santa Clara. I am actively seeking co-organizers. I am an advanced Naui Nitrox diver with a good deal of experience in Monterey/Carmel area. I have night diving experience, high altitude, freash water lake, open cenote rachel the w. May 13, 2008 1:48 AM
Re: [scuba-140] New leadership - Preview not available Vivian L. Apr 4, 2008 4:46 PM
RE: [scuba-140] New leadership - Oz Apr 4, 2008 1:59 PM
New leadership - Hello Scuba divers. First off I want to welcome all of the new members to this group. In my experience scuba divers are the most interesting people around and the people I have met through this group are no exception. As you are a Bill Apr 4, 2008 11:50 AM
scuba info - hi everybody I discovered this website and magazine tonight. http://islands.com/ Holy cow, some of the places featured are among the best dive spots in the world! Enjoy! Scott Michelle <[address removed]> Scott Apr 3, 2008 11:39 PM
Re: [scuba-140] Scuba Certification?? - Hey everybody, I'm going to Hawaii in a few weeks, can anybody recommend a good dive shop in Maui?? Thanks, Michelle -----Original Message----- From: Russell H Wilder < Michelle Apr 3, 2008 4:59 PM
RE: [scuba-140] Scuba Certification?? - My wife and I have an offer in to buy a place in Grass Valley. Definitely not camping though. I think most of us think of Memorial Day Weekend being the very last weekend of May, but with Easter being in early March this year everything seems moved up Russell H W. Mar 26, 2008 10:55 PM
RE: [scuba-140] Scuba Certification?? - 30 years ago I probably would have given it a try. Russell H. Wilder, CLP Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer ? ATEL Capital Group, Inc. and Affiliates 600 California Street, 6th Floor San Francisco, CA? 94108???? USA Ph:?[masked] Russell H W. Mar 26, 2008 8:37 AM
Re: [scuba-140] Scuba Certification?? - Preview not available neilsf Mar 25, 2008 2:28 PM
RE: [scuba-140] Scuba Certification?? - Russell H W. Mar 25, 2008 1:51 PM
RE: [scuba-140] Scuba Certification?? - Clarification-I am not available during Memorial Day Weekend. May be available the following weekend. Need to check calendars. ______________________________­__ From: [address removed] on behalf of Russell H Wilder Sent: Tue 3/25/2008 3:45 AM Russell H W. Mar 25, 2008 3:51 AM
RE: [scuba-140] Scuba Certification?? - The weekend before the last weekend in May is Memorial Day Weekend this year. I have never dived Catalina yet, may be available. ______________________________­__ From: [address removed] on behalf of Lissa Sent: Mon 3/24/2008 7:30 PM To: scu Russell H W. Mar 25, 2008 3:45 AM
Re: [scuba-140] Scuba Certification?? - Hi everybody, I just moved to SF from Denmark. I'm a cert. divemaster and have dived all over the world, but mostly in warm wat Jesper W. Mar 20, 2008 1:10 PM
Re: [scuba-140] Scuba Certification?? - Nunaddict Mar 20, 2008 12:56 PM
RE: [scuba-140] Scuba Certification?? - I got cert Russell H W. Mar 19, 2008 7:33 AM
Re: [scuba-140] Scuba Certification?? - Hi All, I'm a recent certifi Nunaddict Mar 19, 2008 3:47 AM
Re: [scuba-140] Scuba Certification?? - Preview not available user 6. Mar 18, 2008 6:07 PM
Dry Suit - Hi Dann, Yes, Aquan has a dry suit class coming up April 8 and 10 with the ocean dives being April 26 and 27 - I think from aboard the Monterey Express. I agree with you, I was cold diving Fiji! I was just talking with the DUI drysuit rep an Matt D. Mar 11, 2008 11:48 AM
RE: [scuba-140] Scuba Certification?? - Matt: Do you guys do a Dry Suit class? With the cold water here, I think that using a Dry Suit is probably in my best interest. Let me know. Thank You Dann Chesnut [address removed] Mobile:[masked] -----Original Message----- Fr Dann C. Mar 11, 2008 11:11 AM
Re: [scuba-140] Scuba Certification?? - Hi All, Priya - if you are near Wallins, I'd say go with them. I got certified with them about user 4. Mar 7, 2008 11:43 AM
Re: [scuba-140] Scuba Certification?? - Hi, I am a Dive Master (over 1000 dives by now..including the Galapagos and many other wonderful islands in the carribean and elsewhere!!) I hav user 3. Mar 7, 2008 10:46 AM
Divers Wanted - Preview not available Stoyan Mar 7, 2008 9:20 AM
Re: [scuba-140] Scuba Certification?? - Hi, Priya. There are several certification agencies around that teach you how to dive safely and within your limits. PADI is one of the largest and most popular. PADI maintains a list of Dive Centers at: neilsf Mar 7, 2008 6:17 AM
Re: [scuba-140] Scuba Certification?? - Hi Priya, I work at Aquan Sports, just across the street form the REI next to Wallins. We offer the SCUBA certifications through PADI, the largest certifying agency. We have some great instructors and small class sizes (no more than 6) and we are Matt D. Mar 7, 2008 12:06 AM
Event details changed: Monterey Dive Trip on the Monterey Express - I've updated this event. For more details, see the full listing: http://scuba.meetup.com/140/ca­lendar/6018999/ When: Saturday, August 4, 2007 at 1:00 PM Where: Monterey Expr Bill Jul 31, 2007 10:23 AM
Monterey - Hello everyone. I am sorry I have not gotten details out for the trip next weekend, which is still on. I am going to go down there this weekend to do a little recon so that I will have some information to share on Monday. I do have a reques Bill Jul 27, 2007 12:56 PM
Re: [scuba-140] New Event: Monterey Dive Trip - Any thoughts about Point Lobos?? It is just outside of Monterey, and a nice beach dive. I would definately love to go.....no matter where it ends up being. Sorry again for not being able to make it to the meet...I was looking foward to m Jeff Jul 13, 2007 11:07 PM
sorry - I will eventually learn how to use this. Sorry everyone. Bill Bill Jul 13, 2007 8:51 PM
Re: [scuba-140] New Event: Monterey Dive Trip - I know it is last minute. But I am going to come down there to morrow to work at Stanford. I'd love to meet up for lunch. Are you around? Bill [masked] -----Original Message----- >From: Sharon Goldstein >Sent: Jul 13, Bill Jul 13, 2007 8:47 PM
Re: [scuba-140] New Event: Monterey Dive Trip - I'm interested. Any chance we can find some 15mm wetsuits? :) Bill <[address removed]> wrote: A Sharon G. Jul 13, 2007 6:12 PM
New Event: Monterey Dive Trip - Announcing a new event for The San Francisco Scuba Meetup Group! What: Monterey Dive Trip When: Saturday, August 4, 10:00 AM Where: (A location for this event hasn't been chosen yet) Event Description: Last nigh Bill Jul 13, 2007 8:37 AM
Re: [scuba-140] Maiking warm water divers into cold water divers - Re: [scuba-140] Maiking warm water divers into cold water divers I want to do this one too. Let’s find a date. Bill Bill Jul 11, 2007 10:05 PM
RE: [scuba-140] Maiking warm water divers into cold water divers - Jennifer Jul 11, 2007 9:59 PM
Re: [scuba-140] Maiking warm water divers into cold water divers - As it turns out, I am signed up for a drysuit course in mid Sept. with the dive shop near my house (Captain Aquas) About the same time, my new Pinnacle dry will be paid off and out of layaway....I can't wait!!! Thank you for the info Jeff Jul 11, 2007 6:18 PM
Re: [scuba-140] Maiking warm water divers into cold water divers - Bill and crew - At our first meeting I had committed to investigating drysuit options with Blue Water Aquatics (BWA). Here's a summary of what I've learned to date: - BWA recommends that divers have at least 50 dives under Sharon G. Jul 11, 2007 5:39 PM
oops -- the meeting is still Thursday - Sorry about the confusing subject line... we are still meeting Thursday, not tonight. Thank you Carrie for the catch. I had not had any coffee this morning when I wrote that, obviously without caffeine I cannot be trusted :) Bill Bill Jul 11, 2007 9:34 AM
Hi Scuba folks! - looking for a buddy... - Geoff R Jun 27, 2007 9:49 AM
The next Thursday too - Hello everyone, Every Third Thursday the Academy of Sciences holds a cocktail kind of event. For just $5 you get to come into the aquarium and look at all of the exhibits with a drink in hand (this is where the event is different from norma Bill Jun 25, 2007 8:12 AM
the meetup is posted - OK, the meet up is posted on the website. See you all soon. Bill Bill Jun 22, 2007 5:17 PM
Maiking warm water divers into cold water divers - Hello group, I tried to do this through the regular system, but the "schedule" button wouldn't work, so I will update the calendar when it unlocks. As mentioned previously, Laura has volunteered her home for us to meet. Bill Jun 22, 2007 9:56 AM
Re: [scuba-140] email list for scuba group so far... - I can't promise to dive cold water, but I love to talk diving, so please add me as well: [address removed]. Thanks, Alyssa -----Original Message----- From: Chris Subj: Re: [scuba-140] email list for scuba group so far... Alyssa Jun 21, 2007 3:01 PM
Re: [scuba-140] email list for scuba group so far... - hey... i know, i missed the last meeting, but add me please to the list with my mailadress: [address removed] i am from austria and worked in thailand as a divemaster, it was really fun and i just love diving... see you next time chris -- Chris Jun 21, 2007 12:49 PM
Re: [scuba-140] email list for scuba group so far... - My email address should be [address removed] . The n&a flipped. On 6/21/07, benj Jun 21, 2007 11:23 AM
Re: [scuba-140] email list for scuba group so far... - Please add my email address: [address removed] . looking forward to the next meeting. Thanks. Bill <[address removed]> wrote: Maria Jun 21, 2007 10:27 AM
Re: [scuba-140] email list for scuba group so far... - Preview not available neilsf Jun 21, 2007 10:15 AM
email list for scuba group so far... - carol: [address removed] julianne: [address removed] meg: [address removed] laura: [address removed] sharon: [address removed] ben: [address removed] joe: [address removed] Bill Jun 21, 2007 9:58 AM
Re: [scuba-140] Last night at Gordon Biersch - It was great to meet everyone on Tuesday.�� I was very happy to talk to local��divers. �� For those who are interested in international trips, Bamboo Reef, the local SF dive shop, usually plans fun, excit Alyssa Jun 21, 2007 12:58 AM
Re: [scuba-140] Last night at Gordon Biersch - Hi Christina Jun 20, 2007 2:09 PM
Re: [scuba-140] Last night at Gordon Biersch - Look forward to meeting everyone soon ~ Brian LeBow ~) Bri Jun 20, 2007 2:04 PM
Re: [scuba-140] Last night at Gordon Biersch - body{font-family: Geneva,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;­font-size:9pt;background-color­: #ffffff;color: black;} Hi Carrie, It was fun and a really nice g Bill Jun 20, 2007 11:01 AM
Re: [scuba-140] Last night at Gordon Biersch - I am really sorry I missed this. I had RSVP'd and then got stuck at work late. Please keep me on the list. I would to make the next mtg. I am trying to plan a trip in July to dive and would love to have fellow divers to meet in San Carrie Jun 20, 2007 10:50 AM
Last night at Gordon Biersch - Hi Everyone, That was a lot of fun last night. What a terrific group of people. I didn't make an official count, but there had to have been a good dozen of us there. So what did we decide to do next? To start Laura has Bill Jun 20, 2007 10:00 AM
New Event: First Scuba Meetup - Announcing a new event for The San Francisco Scuba Meetup Group! What: First Scuba Meetup When: Tuesday, June 19, 7:00 PM Event fee: USD1.00 per person Where: Click the link below to find out! Event D Bill Jun 3, 2007 9:34 AM

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