The Hawaiian snorkelling deaths mystery

By |2021-07-26T10:39:18+01:00July 26th, 2021|Dive Training, Features, Medical/Health|

Detective work following a spate of peculiar fatalities in the Pacific off Hawaii suggests that a new risk-awareness – and getting the design of the humble snorkel tube spot-on – could be a matter of life or death. Read more...

What are Marine Paints?

By |2020-07-03T10:45:09+01:00June 30th, 2020|Boats, Other Topics|

Ferries, boats, ships, other water vehicles, as well as other structures that are generally exposed to water use waterproof marine paints or marine coatings. The special paints give them protective layers against moisture such as rain, freshwater, saltwater, or brackish water. Offshore oil rigs are coated with marine paints as well to prevent the metal from rust and corrosion. Read more...