Author Archives: Chris Knight

Your Scuba Show 2016 Primer

Another year, another trip to the Long Beach Convention Center for the annual gathering of our local dive community. So much to see and so much to enjoy right? Okay, maybe not so much to enjoy but there are some … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

It’s Earth Day and at least 2/3rds of said Earth is beautiful blue ocean.  It’s only appropriate that you get your bass out there and celebrate. It’s also a good time to think about and reflect on the multitude of … Continue reading

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Lobster Opener is Here!!!!!

We here at California Fine Diving would like to wish all our diving friends out there a great opener as well as a safe one. Best wishes on full game bags and smart diving. When you’re lined up at the … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – Women diving in the 50’s

At CFD, we don’t avoid the tough topics. We embrace them. This Throwback Thursday is devoted to the social issues the early California diving community faced, and in hindsight, really embarrassed themselves with. In this case, I’m referring to the … Continue reading

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Divers you should know – Dr. Wheeler North

In a never ending journey to dive enlightenment, CFD would like to roll out a new feature spotlighting people that have played an important role in the California diving community but for some reason are nearly forgotten by contemporary divers.  … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday CFD-style

Some divers might make 1000 dives in their California dive career and never see one. Sadly, they used to be as thick as carpet on reefs up and down our coastline but thanks to a knockout combination of overfishing and … Continue reading

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Kelp Restoration and the demise of purple urchins off Palos Verdes

The Los Angeles Times ran a front page article this week detailing the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission’s 5-year plan to cull 4.8 million purple sea urchin from the cove and reefs on the southern end of the Palos Verdes … Continue reading

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