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WRECK INFORMATION AND BROCHURE

Throughout the centuries from ancient times before even the Empire of Alexander the Great, through the years of the Crusades and beyond into the modern histories of the Balkan Wars, the Crimean War and both World Wars, the Black Sea offered both commercial and strategic value.

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BLACK SEA SEALIFE

An in-depth guide to sealife within the black sea and general information on the history and its archaelogical and scientific importance to the world.

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HAZARDOUS MARINE ANIMALS IN THE BLACK SEA

The Black Sea is a friendly sea, for there are very few hazardous marine animals - even for children. A few species that can be annoying are listed in this section.

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BLACK SEA ARCHEOLOGY

An ancient amphora taken from the floor of the Black Sea last northern summer has provided the first direct evidence of an ancient trade route in the region.

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LOCAL INFO

The Bulgarian Black Sea Coast covers the entire 378km of the eastern boundary of Bulgaria  with 130km of Beaches. The region is an important centre for tourism during the summer, drawing foreign and Bulgarian tourists alike and constituting one of the country's most popular tourist destination.

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GEARING UP FOR COLD WATER DIVING

While most divers are putting their scuba equipment into winter storage, others are gearing up for a season of cold water diving. It's a great way for you to remain active in the sport throughout the year. But, in order to remain a contented and safe diver, you need to know about thermal protection.

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BUDDY SYSTEM VS SOLO DIVES

In scuba diving there is a system whereby you have a "dive partner" and this is referred to as the "buddy system". For some considerable time it was considered unsafe to dive alone and this was frowned upon by certification agencies.

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IS DIVING TOO DANGEROUS FOR KIDS?

As the sport of scuba diving grows, more and more water-loving parents are taking their children scuba classes. Almost all international scuba associations have lowered the age for junior certification for children. But is scuba training really safe for child this young?

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DECOMPRESSION STOPS

Decompression stops are a very necessary and vital part of the diving process. Decompression stops involves the necessary pauses or time periods that a diver stops his or her ascent from waters in order to permit his or her body to naturally dissolve various gases in his or her bloodstream.

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IS FLYING AFTER DIVING SAFE?

You’ve been enjoying your vacation and diving in some beautiful areas – but as the end of your vacation approaches you scramble to fit in a last couple of dives before flying home. Is it safe to dive the day of a flight? How long of a gap do you need to leave, before taking to the skies after a dive?

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SCUBA BUOYANCY - PEAK PERFORMANCE BUOYANCY

In diving, buoyancy control skills 'separate the men from the boys.' Experienced divers save air, energy, and get the most out of a dive by being able to control their buoyancy to such an extent that it appears their movements are merely activated by thought.

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What the Mature Diver needs to know about Diving Fitness

Over a million people go scuba diving each year. And not surprising a good number of them are older adults or “baby boomers”. Dive instructors are also noticing that the average “new” student is in his 50’s; is overweight and chain smokes. Not the picture of suntanned muscled hunk, most of us imagines.

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