Rethinking redundancy in recreational diving/ Redundancia en buceo recreativo

English, Español tras el texto en inglés There has always been a big discussion wether or not there should by any kind of redundancy in recreational diving. Some tried a “kind of” redundancy, like spare air or H2Odyssey. In both cases, the amount of air is quite limited but it gives some kind of additional … More Rethinking redundancy in recreational diving/ Redundancia en buceo recreativo

Integrated octo – power inflator / Octo-inflador integrado

English, Español tras el texto en inglés. A few years ago, it was quite common to find people that used an integrated octo- inflator system. I should say it was quite cool to see people with just two hoses: one for the regulator and a second one with inflator/ octo integrated (at this time, the computer was hoseless.). … More Integrated octo – power inflator / Octo-inflador integrado

Some tips for a circular search pattern / Consejos para realizar una búsqueda circular con un carrete

English, español tras el texto en inglés I know this search pattern is not used much: you only use it in flat bottoms and in very specific situations since there are more efficient search methods in most cases. You use it in very low visibility or with currents. If there is a current, the only … More Some tips for a circular search pattern / Consejos para realizar una búsqueda circular con un carrete

Inflation systems for DSMBs / Tipos de sistemas de inflados de boyas (DSMB)

English, Español tras el texto en inglés There are lots of different kinds of DSMBs and each one of them has a different use. Buying a DSMB is not just getting the first one, or the one that has a “cooler system” of inflation. I´m pretty sure you learned how to use them: open them, … More Inflation systems for DSMBs / Tipos de sistemas de inflados de boyas (DSMB)

Why diving with DPVs? / ¿Por qué bucear con un torpedo?

English, Español tras el texto en inglés I have already written why I consider important to do a DPV course prior to getting one. However, a student recently asked me… ok, yes, I should do the course but… why should I get a DPV? For me it´s was so evident how nice is diving with … More Why diving with DPVs? / ¿Por qué bucear con un torpedo?

DSMBs as lifting bags / Boyas (DSMBs) como bolsas de ascenso para recuperar objetos

English, Español tras el texto en inglés I already talked in a different post how to lift heave sunken objects. Now, I´m going to write about how to use a DSMB as a lift buoy, and it may not be like you think… One of the good things of big DSMBs (I wrote about it … More DSMBs as lifting bags / Boyas (DSMBs) como bolsas de ascenso para recuperar objetos