/Tag: safety
5 05, 2015

Out Of Air! Not Acceptable!

By |2020-03-02T16:12:38+08:00May 5th, 2015|Basics|0 Comments

I've completed many successful dives, I'm a pretty good diver. I've only had one out of air situation and didn't panic... Whoa! backup a second.. Let's get this straight.. As a diver running out of air is the stupidest, most careless and easily preventable thing you can do. No excuses! OOA situations generally do not involve equipment failure, rather OOA [...]

3 02, 2015

Safety Stops

By |2020-03-02T16:12:38+08:00February 3rd, 2015|Basics|0 Comments

It seems many divers are not clear on the differences between a safety stop, which is optional though recommended and a decompression or deco stop which is mandatory. A safety stop is usually a stop for 3 minutes at 5 meters during the ascent at the end of a dive. It is good practice, makes diving even safer and is [...]