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

Tec diving and tec diving/ Buceo técnico y buceo técnico

English, Español sigue tras el texto en inglés I think there is a confusion between tec diving and DIR diving: if you do tec diving, your goal doesn´t have to be diving as a DIR diver. Of course, if you want to, it´s a good choice. I know this seams quite a contradiction with the … More Tec diving and tec diving/ Buceo técnico y buceo técnico

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

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

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