Scuba Diving To Recover A Wedding Ring

by Bob Querin
(New Bedford, MA.)

Back in the 1990's I worked for a time share company in southern Florida and we had a lot of sales contests.


One of the perks our resort had was a yacht club membership. The resort contest prize for the sales people was a days cruise on a yacht.

We anchored at a spot and went swimming. One of the managers had brought his diving gear so he went for a dive. In the process he lost his wedding ring.

He wasn't very happy as he was a newlywed and he was worried his new wife would be upset. So before he went home he stopped at his jewelers and got a replcaement.

Problem solved.

Well the next month the same contest was held and the same stop was made. But this time the director of sales brought his gear and went in.

Being a very experienced diver he used a technique of swimming in a circle and looking. Well he was under a long time and we were getting worried for his air supply. As he later told us, he had been sure he could find that ring and he was about to give up and was sitting on the bottom thinking. As he was about to come up he saw a glint of gold from the corner of his eye, and low and behold, it was the ring.

What the manager did with it he would never tell us and we never could tell this story when his wife was around.

Hi Bob,

That is some story. It is amazing that the ring was found. Can't imagine what the chances of that are. Thanks for sharing.

Dianne

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Your Scuba Dive Story.



 Want to stay down longer and improve your buoyancy control and other diving skills? Our free report "Increase Your Bottom Time" along with our practical, weekly actionable tips will have you looking like a seasoned diver in no time. So come join us and see improvement on your very next dive!
(Click on the photo to join us now!)



What's New

  1. Scuba Divers Life

    Dec 21, 17 09:27 AM

    It's a beautiful sunny day, birds are singing, colorful flowers pointing their faces towards the sun and a soft warm breeze touching your skin. I'm wondering..

    Read More

  2. It Is That Time Of Year Again!

    Nov 29, 17 01:01 PM

    Where does the time go? Another year has gone by in a flash. I hope you were able to get some good scuba diving in this year! While I didn't get much diving in, I was able to swim with whalesharks, se…

    Read More

  3. Happy Thanksgiving

    Nov 23, 17 07:49 AM

    Happy Thanksgiving to all my fellow Americans. May you have a day filled with family, friends, love and laughter!

    Read More

  4. New Additions to Our Collection of Scuba Diving T-Shirts

    Nov 09, 17 07:43 AM

    I have been having fun steadily adding to our collection of tshirts for scuba divers. Perfect for wearing on the dive boat or while traveling to that next dive spot. After all, you can't have too many…

    Read More

  5. Aqualung Regulator Check

    Oct 13, 17 06:13 AM

    Aqualung is concerned about a possible regulator gas flow failure during a dive with the Automatic Closer Device (ACD) yoke systems. Models involved in the check are the Titan LX ACD Yoke Regulators…

    Read More

CONNECT WITH US ON FB!

scuba diving gift ideas

Our Full Dive Course

(Link goes to our other site, scubadivetips.com)

Scuba diving ebook course

Buoyancy Control

buoyancy control ebook

Air Consumption

air consumption ebook

Boat Diving

Boat diving ebook

Ear Equalization

Dive Safety

scuba diving safety report

See our choices for the best scuba equipment for any budget.


What you need to know (and ask) before you book a dive vacation package.


Travel Business