DESCRIPTION: Shipwreck Diving: A Complete Diver’s Handbook to Mastering the Skills of Wreck Diving is a complete how-to guide to the sport of wreck diving. It is packed with information and heavily illustrated with over 80 sensational color photographs. Daniel Berg, who is a noted wreck diver, dive instructor, and author of six shipwreck related books, describes all you need to know to master the basics of wreck diving. Topics include everything from equipment modifications, communication, and wreck penetration to artifact preservation. Dan also explains how to navigate on a wreck and return to the anchor line after the dive, why some wreck divers find more artifacts than their buddies next to them, and how to catch lobsters. This book also covers such diverse topics as shipwreck research, photography, spear fishing, and how to use an underwater metal detector. This exciting diving book tells all the tricks of the trade that until now have only been learned through years of practice and experience. Shipwreck divers of all caliber will find Shipwreck Diving informative, rewarding, and entertaining.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S): Dan Berg is a PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) Master Scuba Diver Trainer. He is a specialty instructor in Wreck Diving, Night Diving, Search and Recovery, Underwater Hunting, Deep Diving, Dry Suit Diving, U/W Metal Detecting, U/W Archeology, and has written and teaches his own nationally approved Distinctive Specialty courses in Shipwreck Research, Shipwreck Sketching, and U/W Cinematography. Dan also holds certifications in Rescue and Environmental Marine Ecology. Dan is the author of numerous books and articles related to diving, and is the co-producer of the Wreck Valley Video series. In addition, his award-winning underwater cinematography has been used on a variety of television and cable television shows.