The end of three days of coaching resulted in a good long dive at Vobster Quay. People criticise using inland quarries for diving, however in my personal experience I believe that using an inland quarry for diver training is a great facility, allowing for controlled development in usually a controlled environment. I do train inContinue reading “Decompression Procedures Coaching”
The second day at Vobster Quay has been a good one. We started with the introduction of a decompression stage to enable the diver to accelerate their decompression penalty by using a richer oxygen mix, which in turn helps expel the Nitrogen from the body. The dive went a bit Pete-tong as stress and pressureContinue reading “Diving with a Stage”
Today I’ve been back at Vobster Quay diving centre running a twinset coaching course. The aim of the course is to introduce an existing twinset diver to the skills and drills of shutdowns and isolation. It’s something that I find a lot when a diver wants to develop their diving, carry more gas and stayContinue reading “Twinset Coaching”
An excellent week of diving and training.
We’ve just wrapped up our second day diving on our BSAC accelerated decompression procedures course at vobster quay. It’s gone very well. This morning we did a deco dive led by one of the students, there were some navigational issues as we passed the helicopter twice, but we overcame that and it was good. FocusedContinue reading “Accelerated decompression procedures course day 2”
Today was the first day of a decompression course that I’m running at Vobster Quay inland dive site. The weather was miserable but we were getting wet anyway so that didn’t bother us. We started the day talking through cylinder setup, analysing, labelling, deployment and re-stowing it. This was a good session where if weContinue reading “Accelerated decompression procedures course day1”
An instructional video on how to set up your twinset harness ready for diving…
BSAC’s Twin-set Diver is a great course not only to extend your gas supplies but also as a first introduction to the equipment used for safer planned decompression diving.
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