Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a safe and WARM New Year! That seemed to be the theme around New Year’s this year… Stay Warm! You may have seen on Facebook, the blog, and potentially even heard through word of mouth that late last year (haha), in fact like the 28th or 29th we decided to cancel the annual New Year’s Day Dive. In a post earlier this week, Dan explained reasons why we should abort a dive.
The reason this year was due to the frigid arctic weather that hit us. I couldn’t imagine getting out of that water into weather that was 14˚F with a windchill sitting around 0. Now truthfully I’ve never done the New Year’s Day dive, I’m more of a fair weather diver, but that was even too cold for a lot of diver’s blood! It’s all about safety and being able to go home to your loved ones that night and doing the next dive you have scheduled. Continue reading