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scuba diving

[′skü·bə ‚dīv·iŋ]
(engineering)
Any of various diving techniques using self-contained underwater breathing apparatus.
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Accidents, sometimes tragic, during scalloping season can be avoided by motoring at idle speed--if not avoiding the vicinity altogether--within 300 feet of boats flying dive flags or of swimmers and snorkelers.
David Bingham with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has been awarded the "Jeff Simonds Award" for his work on Dive Flag Awareness, his life-long commitment to conservation, and his efforts to bring law enforcement and the dive community together.
Divers can walk into the surf and with the aid of an inner tube with a dive flag, go diving within 150 yards of the beach.
The Diveyak is the perfect place to fly a dive flag, store extra equipment and newfound treasures during any diving trip.
I, too, have been overrun while we were at anchor with two large dive flags displayed and the only boat in more than 100 yards.
We save the old dive flags and hang them on the garage wall with the number we catch marked for a permanent reminder.
And remind them politely if they're running too fast (above idle speed) near boats flying required dive flags.
This bay is so popular that boaters need to constantly keep an eye out for dive flags and divers.
Expect the FWC to have a presence, in uniform and undercover, to enforce rules about bag limits, idle speeds near other boats, the proper use of dive flags, as well as boating under the influence of alcohol.