Tag: Dive flag

July 1, 2009 Scott D. Jones 0

Fly the (Dive) Flag This Week – But Do It Correctly!

We're in the middle of Florida's "Dive Flag Awareness Week". The event is designed to educate the general public AND dive industry about the PROPER use of dive flags. Chad Carney of FloridaSkinDiver.com writes that EVERY diver should take care to learn about how to correctly fly the popular red…

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June 27, 2009 Scott D. Jones 0

Florida Declares Dive Flag Awareness Week

In the past five years, 22 divers in Florida’s waters have been killed or injured after a boat struck them. Many of these incidents could have been avoided had the boaters been on the lookout for divers-down flags, or if the divers had properly displayed the dive flags to alert…

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