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GUE Tech 2-Grief and The Allure of The Pacific Northwest

The summer months following my decision to register for Tech 2 were mainly focused on preparation for the class and finalizing the dates with Guy, Jon, and Kelvin. We settled on October 25 to 30 2021, because the boarder was likely to be open by then. However even that seemed too soon and risky. Just when you thought things were… Read more »

GUE Tech 2-The Events Leading Up To…

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Since I started my journey in diving and my discovery of GUE in 2013, I’ve always viewed Tech 2 as the pinnacle of GUE dive training. Sure, one could argue that PSCR (RB80) and CCR2 are widely considered capstone courses in the GUE curriculum, but as far as open circuit diving goes, Tech 2 is probably it. And to be… Read more »

GUE Tech 1-Day 6, The Last Day

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It was 3am on Sunday July 22nd and My dive buddy and I were wide awake desperately trying to sleep.  Marley woke up around 2am because of a storm and was bumping around, crashing into the walls and closet door.  She’s a 14 year old Golden Retriever, that’s totally blind,  and hates thunderstorms.  So when she gets upset,  she wanders aimlessly around…. Read more »

GUE Tech 1-Day 4 At Pompano Beach Florida

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I got off work early, the truck was already packed from the night before, so all we had to do was put food in the cooler, load the dogs, and head south. It was Thursday July 19th and our fourth day of Tech 1 was in the morning. We rented an Air BnB a few miles from pompano dive center… Read more »

GUE Tech 1-Day 2 at Blue Grotto

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Ahhh Blue Grotto.   By now we are intimately familiar with this place. Virtually all of our GUE classes have started here (except for cave 2).   It’s a great place to train and the facilities are very nice.  Picnic tables, covered pavilions, showers, and nice bathrooms.   The downside is that It’s also fairly crowded on the weekends with… Read more »