Why use the power inflator to release air? / ¿por qué usar la traquea para dejar salir aire durante el ascenso?

English, Español tras el texto en inglés I know everybody is taught to let the air go by standing vertical, pulling up the power inflator and release air… however, almost everybody forget this once they learn there are release valves on shoulders and bottom. They are much easier: pull the string and air is gone, … More Why use the power inflator to release air? / ¿por qué usar la traquea para dejar salir aire durante el ascenso?

How not to loose your buddy in limited visibility/Cómo evitar perder a tu compañero en visibilidad limitada

English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés I have been diving in low visibility environments for quite a good number of years, having done too many dives there. The biggest risk you may face when diving in very low visibility is loosing your buddy. For that reason, the dive team should always be composed … More How not to loose your buddy in limited visibility/Cómo evitar perder a tu compañero en visibilidad limitada

Recreational Wreck diving / Buceo recreativo en pecios

English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés Mapping, finding hazards and entry points, penetration techniques, using lines… Lots of things to learn in your wreck diving course (recreational)… and soon most divers (and dive guides) forget those rules: who has never been in a recreational wreck in a vacation spot that doesn´t have fixed … More Recreational Wreck diving / Buceo recreativo en pecios

Safety stop or safe ascent / Parada de seguridad o ascenso seguro

English, Español tras el texto en inglés This is something that, even though has been repeated a 1000 times, it still gives confusion: a safety stop is NOT mandatory. It´s a plus for safety, but you do not have to do it if you have other reasons recommending you not to do it (little gas … More Safety stop or safe ascent / Parada de seguridad o ascenso seguro

Think about your commitment before training / Piensa en lo que estas dispuesto a invertir antes de formarte

English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés I´ve written about this topic a few times, but never on the blog. Nowadays, I feel there is a tendency of doing everything perfect without investing the time and the effort needed to get it. We want to be the best diver… but diving only a few … More Think about your commitment before training / Piensa en lo que estas dispuesto a invertir antes de formarte

More about navigation from shore/ Más sobre navegación desde la costa

English, Español tras el texto en inglés I have already written quite a lot about navigation: how to navigate in good visibility, with currents, with bad visibility, at mid waters… however, there has been an aspect I haven´t written about yet: how to use navigation when you dive from shore. I know it seams quite … More More about navigation from shore/ Más sobre navegación desde la costa