Heavy Dive Gear, The Mark V Divers

Every year we get together and dive at the Long Island Maritime Museum Eadowedge estate Sayville, N.Y. The heritage of the Hard family has a collection of 10,00 objects,and a rich archive of documents and photographs. Today, we’re diving the 1943 US Navy Mark V dive dress, manufactured in Brooklyn, New York. The rig was used extensively during World II. The gear was taken out of commission in the late 1970’s.

The music score was written and sung by Beth JP Ritter
We give thanks to Bob Rusnak, Jim Boyd , Wayne Collins, Gene Ritter, Bill Pfeiffer, Louie Scarcella and all who faithfully volunteer there time to make the diving possible.

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Freediving, Force FIns and Science

A look into an overnight trip with staff and volunteers gathering data for PISCO’s – Partnership for Interdisciplinary Studies of Costal Oceans- ongoing recruitment study in the Northern Channel islands. Blair Mott guides us with his camera as he learns more about the recruitment study and becomes part of the action. http://www.piscoweb.org/

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Jonathan Bird Force Fin PRO and Sharks

Jonathan Bird is a professional Emmy Award-winning underwater cinematographer with experience in all aspects of underwater wildlife cinematography and still photography. As president of the non-profit environmental organization Oceanic Research Group, Inc., he produces educational films about marine life for use in schools and libraries, as well as satellite learning. Jonathan Bird dives Force Fins!

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