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Sherry,
Get a 4 foot length of rope.  Tie one end to the 1st stage on Tim's tank.
Hold the other end in your hand.  You wont be tired any more.

QED

CH
----- Original Message -----
From: Sherry Hall <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2000 5:09 PM
Subject: My first night dive


> Hi Gang,
>     Tim and I did our first night dive last night. It went well except our
> instructor told us that we go too fast. Tim always swims that way, no
> wonder I am so exhausted. I thought it was me being out of shape, but she
> said no. I was real nervous at first for the whole first half of the dive,
> but the second was great. We also had buoyancy control problems, you see
we
> had rented a couple of steel tanks to do 2 dives and we only ended up
doing
> one. So we decided to use the ones we rented. Not being used to steel it
> made our buoyancy a problem. We saw a small eel and a fish. We did the
dive
> in the local lake that is black in the day let alone at night. We didn't
> get to the area we wanted to go that had a lot more fish life and eels. My
> Tim is hyperactive so when he has a destination to go whether on land or
> sea or under the sea he wants to get there;-). It was all good though, we
> did enjoy and Tim brought some Steinlagers for later and the instructors
> enjoyed that. I prefer wine myself so I had to suffer and watch them drink
> beer.:). We are going to finish our advance training next month and I told
> them I would pay them at that time. They said ok. I am bugging them to get
> there dive club active and going as well. So I am a big mouth but they
> promised me a dive club and so far no delivery well, we will see. We are
> going up to the Poor Knights Saturday and I will let you all know about
> that, at least it will sound better than what we have been doing.:).
> Cheers
> Sherry and Tim in NZ
>