They say it’s a sure sign of old age when you start writing your memoirs! I catch up with Dive New Zealand occasionally, and with the plethora of new dive gear and methods available I thought it would be good to put on record where us old buggers have come from, before it’s too late. more
E. J. McCaffery, known to his friends as Mac, learned to dive in the late 1960s at the tender age of 52. Since then Mac has made up for his late start, logging hundreds of dives around most of the North Island. He still uses his original DCP (bladder-type decompression meter) and was 81 when he last dived at the Three Kings. Mac has lived at Matapouri Bay for the last eight years and gets out diving whenever he can. Mac, how did you first get into diving?more
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