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)

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

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?

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

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