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    40th birthday in Roatan

    We touchdown in 7 hours! Hopefully I can get my skills check off today and start my open water referral dives tomorrow. This trip was a birthday present for my husbands 40th but has grown to so...
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    Make sure to check with your class. Some won't...

    Make sure to check with your class. Some won't let you use your own gear especially if you are in a group class. I did a pvt class so I was able to use my own gear for one days diving but since I...
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    The land trip to Fiji was on my top 5 but now...

    The land trip to Fiji was on my top 5 but now that I've seen the dive destination it has moved up!
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    After watching this I told my husband he could...

    After watching this I told my husband he could plan the next trip here. Maybe in a couple years. Amazing video though!
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    It's interesting to read all the beginnings. My...

    It's interesting to read all the beginnings. My dive buddy, husband, is much more gung-ho. I'm excited, I just have a healthy dose of fear, and he's ready to go jump in the nearest lake at a...
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    Thanks for all the advice. If the used suit...

    Thanks for all the advice. If the used suit doesn't fit I will use your advice when I get ready to purchase a new one.
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    Thanks, my husband and I are looking at a used...

    Thanks, my husband and I are looking at a used set up. It is pretty high end, actually the items we were looking to purchase (in a year or two when we could afford it, lol). We plan to have scuba...
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    Wet suit sizing

    For those of you who have purchased your own wet suit did you buy larger, smaller or true to clothing size numbers? I guess the guys could respond to this too but I figured women's suits might be...
  9. For future reference I found this link with the...

    For future reference I found this link with the dive sites in Roatan and a description on the site. Maybe this will help someone else headed there that has never been!
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  10. I guess the person who said there was a lot of...

    I guess the person who said there was a lot of shore diving didn't know what they were talking about. Lol. That's why I posted here to get more details from those who have been there. We plan to...
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    Since we live in the Dallas area I know there are...

    Since we live in the Dallas area I know there are several groups. Hopefully we can find a good mentoring couple to link up with like you said Snagle. Our upcoming trip to Roatan will be with a...
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    I will look into our local area, there are...

    I will look into our local area, there are several groups. I appreciate the feedback. I know it will be completely up to my comfort level. My husband is already to jump out there. That's why I...
  13. My husband has his AOW but is still new. I'm...

    My husband has his AOW but is still new. I'm completing my referral in Roatan. Thanks again for all the info. I do hope we don't need the doctor referral though, lol!
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    Experience

    How many dives did you have logged before you dove without a guide or dive master present? I know a lot of this depends on location. I was reading threads on Bonaire and thinking to my self how...
  15. Sounds like a great next vacation stop. I've...

    Sounds like a great next vacation stop. I've never been but the pictures look amazing. I've been reading Snagle's thread on Bonaire and it sounds fantastic too. I think we will stick to the guided...
  16. Thanks for all the details. This is very...

    Thanks for all the details. This is very helpful. We are staying at the Mayan Princess so maybe we will try the dive out front, with a guide of course! It sounds like you have dove in Roatan...
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    Poll: We both got interested together. My husband was...

    We both got interested together. My husband was very gung-ho to try. I on the other hand have been more cautious. I love the feeling of peace I get once I'm down but the initial going under water...
  18. Maybe I can be specific. Talking to a few people...

    Maybe I can be specific. Talking to a few people who have been to Roatan to dive I hear there is quite a bit of shore diving. Being so new my husband and I aren't ready to go out on on own. Can...
  19. First dive trip and I planned ... Roatan! Feedback needed

    Need all the tips I can get. Resort is booked in West Bay beach area. We are both very new to scuba but want to get the best dives we can out of this trip. What are the must do dive sites (taking...
  20. ...and I thought about waxing for my upcoming...

    ...and I thought about waxing for my upcoming trip. Back to the store for a new razor it is!
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