English, español tras el texto en inglés I know you have already read about the basics of repetitive diving and the safety tips: leave at least one hour of surface interval between dives, do your deepest dive at the beginning, do not do several repetitive deep dives unless you leave enough time between dives… And … More Deep repetitive diving: what not to do / Inmersiones consecutivas profundas : qué no hacer
English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés I do not know why but it looks like lots of people do the weighting incorrectly. There is a trend thinking that the more you dive, the less weights you need. My experience says something different: if you do it properly from the beginning and you always … More The perfect weighting (wetsuit)/ El perfecto lastrado con traje húmedo
English, Español tras el texto en inglés I know some of your instructors may have told you that you only need time to reduce your air consumption: you will get more and more comfortable in water and you would use less and less air. Elsewhere, I explained a few drills to reduce your air consumption. … More A little trick that would save you some air (if you are a heavy consumer) / Un pequeño truco que te ayudará a consumir algo menos de gas (si consumes mucho).
English, Español tras el texto en inglés I´ve already wrote once why snorkeling should be treated as a different activity, not as a pre-dive or pre-free diving sport. It´s perfect just on it´s own and people (like me) love to do it. I know most people do it just by themselves, without any kind of … More Snorkel Vest/ Chaqueta de snorkel
English, Español tras el texto en inglés “Which is the deepest you have ever dove?” This question is repeated and repeated by divers as if it meant anything. Like if there were a competition. When I was first certified, I used to listen to people that proudly affirmed having dove up to 90 m with … More Do the right question / Haz la pregunta correcta
English, Español tras el texto en ingles One day in a dive shop I used to work at my boss told me: David, today your are diving with a group of American divers that doesn´t want any kind of guiding, You are going to supervise from the surface. I was quite surprised since I had … More Supervising divers outside of the water / Supervisar inmersiones desde fuera del agua
English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés I do not know why but this easy question seams to give lots of trouble to new and not so new divers. It seams everybody has been taught to do 1/3 going, 1/3 coming back and 1/3 reserve… However, this system only works in a certain type … More Calculating return pressure / Calcular la presión de retorno
English, Español tras el texto en inglés Lately a good number of distinctive specialties have been approved related tothe environment. We have courses about sharks, sea turtles and even about lion fish extermination in the Caribbean… And I´m pretty sure there are even more. There is not much to say about them if you are … More Project AWARE specialties / Especialidades del proyecto AWARE
English, Español tras el texto en inglés I know if you are a sea water diver, used to big currents or endless visibility, diving in a fresh water lake may seam piece of cake… However, reality can be tricky. There are a few differences that makes diving in lake a different game and if you … More Diving in lakes / Bucear en agua dulce
English, Español tras el texto en inglés If you are a reader of this blog, you may already know which is going to be my answer… In previous posts, I already explain why should you do your advance diver course before going on vacations. In any case, I should recognize that in this blog and … More Which courses should you have done if you go on diving vacation? / ¿Qué cursos debo tener para irme de vacaciones de buceo?