– RANDOM OBSERVATIONS OF LIFE AT A DIVE SHOP ON A PIRATE ISLAND.

Back To Diving! – Roatan

Unless you just arrived on this planet, you are all too aware of a bit of a pandemic virus spreading throughout the land. It is brought about by contact with our own species, with the added possibility of Internet “experts”, TV, and...

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Hold My Corona

Hey. How’s it going? You ok? Yeah. Us too. Woof. Listen, we know that the world has gone bananas mcsandwich and that things aren’t all rainbows and sunshine right now, but we – your pals at WED – want you to know that we...

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How Much Air ‘Ya Got?

How Much Air ‘Ya Got?

The length of a scuba dive is determined by the amount of air in your tank. When it’s empty, you are done diving. Even if you are still underwater when it happens you are done diving. Then very suddenly you are doing something quite different...

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New Year, New Crew!

Happy New Year bubble makers! A new season is upon us here at West End Divers and with that, we’ve welcomed some new faces to the fold. Joining Courtney and Alex on the team this year are Bri, former bartender from Upstate New York with crazy...

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CAYOS SEAMOUNT: A NEW DAY TRIP AVAILABLE AT WEST END DIVERS!

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Shark Attack!!!

Shark Attack!!!

“BUUGGSSSS!!!!” “BUUGGSSSS!!!!” I hear Mickey screaming at me through his scuba regulator, and the thirty feet of seawater separating us. We are swimming along the edge of a seamount, about sixty feet deep in the Caribbean Sea half way between...

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Craft Beer on Roatan

Craft Beer on Roatan

The island Roatan is about diving. We have the world’s most pristine tropical coral reef literally at our doorstep. For many scuba diving three and four times a day is not unheard of, but as your dive computer will annoyingly tell you, there must...

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Lionfish Stings

Lionfish Stings

Unless you have just arrived on this planet you are aware that the invasive species Lionfish has established, and in many cases has overwhelmed, the waters along the eastern seaboard of the United States, the entire Caribbean, south along the...

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Rebirth of a Coral Reef

Rebirth of a Coral Reef

by Gary Carlson The dive site of choice for the last year or so with my oft dive buddy Mickey Charteris is just off the furthest west point of the island of Roatan. It is a huge area rarely dove by those on a casual dive holiday...

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Crime in Honduras

Crime in Honduras

by Gary Carlson UPDATED FROM SEPTEMBER 2015 Writing about the crime rates in a country where you are trying to promote tourism is like playing with an 800 pound gorilla, you shouldn’t do that! With a long record of ignoring good advice, we...

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