When to do rescue / Cuando hacer el curso de buceador de rescate

English, Español tras el texto en inglés I guess you have heard a thousand times that rescue is the most valuable course you can do in diving… and I agree with them. However, there is a debate about when and how to do it. Most people would recommend at least a good number of dives … More When to do rescue / Cuando hacer el curso de buceador de rescate

Getting to know the depth if you can not see the bottom (and get support for the descent) / Como averiguar la profundidad si no puedes ver el fondo (y  consiguiendo al mismo tiempo apoyo para el descenso)

English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés. I guess if you dive in lakes, sometimes it´s difficult to know how deep it it. In a different post I wrote about how to descend in dark bottom, using a finger reel as a tool. Today, we want to know how deep is the bottom before … More Getting to know the depth if you can not see the bottom (and get support for the descent) / Como averiguar la profundidad si no puedes ver el fondo (y  consiguiendo al mismo tiempo apoyo para el descenso)

The new trend: make recreational diving complicated / La nueva moda: complicar el buceo recreativo

English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés More and more recreational diving is becoming more and more complicated. Safety, safety and safety is the new word… and we copy technical diving in order to make our dives safer. Now I see people diving in a tec configuration (with a single cylinder) for a dive … More The new trend: make recreational diving complicated / La nueva moda: complicar el buceo recreativo

Diving with surge currents (and return alive to shore) / Nadar con mar de fondo y cómo regresar en inmersiones de infanteria

English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés This is one of the most complicated things to do: to dive in an area where a surge current is strong. It also makes your dive not so nice anymore. The first and most obvious one is that it´s very uncomfortable. You go for and back all … More Diving with surge currents (and return alive to shore) / Nadar con mar de fondo y cómo regresar en inmersiones de infanteria

Don´t ask which computer would give you more no decompression time / Cuando compres un ordenador no preguntes cual te dará más tiempo bajo el agua

English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés One thing that sometimes makes mi crazy is that lots of divers look for the computer model that gives them most no decompression time on certain dives. You litsen to some of them and one says this model gives me 40 minutes while yours only gives 35. … More Don´t ask which computer would give you more no decompression time / Cuando compres un ordenador no preguntes cual te dará más tiempo bajo el agua

Night diver course: somethings to learn / Curso de buceo nocturno: algunas cosas que apender

English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés I know some people may think that night diver specialty course doesn´t offer much: you only have to dive at night, learn a couple of things (that are already included in your advanced diver manual) and you are sorted. To some extend, this is true. But we … More Night diver course: somethings to learn / Curso de buceo nocturno: algunas cosas que apender

Using ascent and descent lines / Utilizar líneas de ascenso y de descenso

English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés More than a new post, this one is only a remembering of what divers should and easily forget. If there is a descent line, then use it… It seams logical, but we not always follow the idea… A couple of years ago I was doing a tmx … More Using ascent and descent lines / Utilizar líneas de ascenso y de descenso

Peak Performance Buyancy course and sesions/ Curso y sesiones de flotabilidad perfecta

English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés If OW course is done properly and you are in the average of all new divers, you may think this course is not for you. If you had lots of problems with your buoyancy, the options are that your instructor didn´t spend enough time with you in … More Peak Performance Buyancy course and sesions/ Curso y sesiones de flotabilidad perfecta

How to back up a dive 18 to 25 m when your computer fails / Cómo continuar una inmersión si tu ordenador falla entre 18 y 25 m

English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés Since this doesn´t follow any diving rules, I´m just writing this in case you decide to do what you were not supposed to do. But he truth is that it´s a pity to go on a diving vacation, having your dive computer fails in a deep dive … More How to back up a dive 18 to 25 m when your computer fails / Cómo continuar una inmersión si tu ordenador falla entre 18 y 25 m

Which are the best conditions for doing a diving course?/¿Cuáles son las mejores condiciones para hacer un curso de buceo?

English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés. We already talked in a previous post about which courses can be done in your vacations without wasting them. In this occasion I´m going to talk about the, for me, ideal conditions for doing a diving course. It sounds logic that the best places would always be … More Which are the best conditions for doing a diving course?/¿Cuáles son las mejores condiciones para hacer un curso de buceo?