You’ll learn how to establish neutral buoyancy while descending to avoid the dreaded cratering and how to compensate for changes in buoyancy due to air usage, depth changes, and wetsuit compression.
Welcomed help is a wonderful thing, but nothing is more annoying or potentially dangerous than having someone try and help without being asked.
This week’s etiquette tip is on punctuality. We are for it. The tip can be simply stated as follows: BE ON TIME FOR EVERYTHING.
As tech diving continues to grow in popularity, so does the level and quality of education, reliability and availability of equipment, and research and development into decompression sciences and software.
This week’s dive etiquette tip answers the important question, “When should you give advice?”
With the buddy system, we always dive with a buddy. But does that mean dive teams always have to be an equal number? What to do if you’re the odd diver out.
The fact of the matter is that every piece of core dive gear is of vital importance.
If you have not yet experienced the ocean at night, we highly recommend it.
Taking a camera on a dive requires a few extra skills in addition to what you’ve already learned during your “regular” dives.
If you inflate to ascend, you run a big risk of an out of control ascent.
When we first get certified, we’re told all about safety.
Let’s face it, after all the course materials, after all the pool work, competence comes from diving in open water conditions.
If you are a diver, chances are pretty good that sometime, probably several times, someone has asked you the question, “ Isn’t diving dangerous?”
Enjoy Longer Dives: Tips on reducing air consumption rates.
As excitement and fear coursed through my body, the last thing I saw before I submerged into the water were the thumbs down signals from the other divers in my entourage.
Have you ever been on a dive without a local dive guide or divemaster, and wondered, “Where is the boat?”
I finally decided to travel to Utila, Honduras to dive with the Utila Dive Centre.