Posted by tleemay on June 16, 2000 at 11:07:06:
A reminder to those on the West Coast, this event starts tomorrow at 10 AM.!
DOING IT RIGHT (DIR) DEMO IN MONTEREY
The Doing It Right (DIR) approach to diving is a complete system
integrating equipment, techniques, training, and attitude into a
holistic approach designed to maximize safety and comfort. The Monterey Bay Dive Center is pleased to present a demonstration of this philosophy which will be hosted by Mr. Michael Kane, a long-time and outspoken proponent of the system. Mr. Kane and his team will be speaking on effective gear configurations, appropriate dive planning and execution techniques, and sources of further training and information. The course will run over the weekend of the 17th and 18th of June in Monterey. DIR equipment featuring backplate/wing systems by Halcyon will be available for loan during the event for in-water evaluation.
DAY 1: Beach Demo/Diving
Where: San Carlos Beach, Monterey. There will be a tent and signs
posted. For directions, go to: http://www.mbdc.to/directns.htm
When: Saturday, June 17th, 10AM-5PM
What: In depth presentation on the DIR/Halcyon gear configuration,
followed by opportunities to ask questions and check out equipment for
use at the Breakwater and San Carlos Beach. BBQ to commence around noon. All are welcome, gear checkout is limited to a first-come first-served basis; you may be asked to return the gear after one dive if there is high demand.
DAY 2: Morning/Afternoon DIR Boat Trip
Where: Boat loads at K dock in Monterey Harbor
When: Sunday, June 18th. Boat departs at 7 AM sharp for morning trip and 12 PM sharp for afternoon trip.
What: Opportunity to dive from the Silver Prince, MBDC's dive boat,
using loaner DIR equipment. Sites to be determined by the prevailing
conditions and the skill levels of the divers aboard. 2 dives, boat will return around noon for the morning trip and around 5PM for the afternoon trip. Two tanks (AL 80s- others available by request and prior arrangement), drinks and snacks provided.
Cost: $55.00 per person. SPACES ARE AVAILABLE!. Reservations will be taken on a first-come first served basis.
For further details and information, please write firstname.lastname@example.org or check the web at http://www.mbdc.to/mbdt.htm. Phone 831.656.0454.
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