Removing an Integrated-Weight BCD Underwater

Removing is the easy part... we have to get it back on afterwards.... A Scuba Palace Discussion We had a discussion around the BBQ recently about the problems associated with fully or partially removing an integrated-weight BCD underwater - the type of BCD most commonly used by divers today. In the "old" days, not so …

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More Weight is Better in Current: Ummmm… Nope.

Reprinted from  11 July 2018 - weekly dive debriefing. Those of you who have been diving with me over the years know that one of my least favourite statements is, "It's better to be heavy than worry about weight... and especially in current". Nope... wrong. It's worse. Heavy divers work too hard, can't maneuver properly, …

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