Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog Sidemount Technical Wreck Resources and Articles 2020-07-24T03:22:30Z hourly 1 2000-01-01T12:00+00:00 Why do tech divers use two computers? http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/why-do-tech-divers-use-two-computers/ 2020-07-24T03:21:05Z Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog

Why do tech divers use two computers? Technical diving requires redundancy of safety-critical equipment. If something fails, you still have to complete the planned decompression to surface safely. Being able to track time and depth for a decompression ascent is obviously critical to that requirement. It can be done (or backed up) with a written […]

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No.8 | The Balanced Rig http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/scuba-buoyancy-masterclass-8of9-the-balanced-rig/ 2019-08-07T13:12:01Z Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog

Scuba Buoyancy Masterclass Series #8 THE BALANCED RIG by Andy Davis When considering the configuration of their scuba equipment for precision buoyancy and weighting, scuba divers should pay heed to the safety issues arising from having non-ditchable weight.  To mitigate those potential problems, it is worthwhile to devote some attention to the principle of a […]

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No.7 | Ascent, Descent & Bottom Phase http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/scuba-buoyancy-masterclass-7of9-ascent-descent-and-at-the-bottom/ 2019-08-07T13:12:00Z Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog

Scuba Buoyancy Masterclass #7 ASCENT, DESCENT & BOTTOM PHASE by Andy Davis Scuba buoyancy plays an important role in all the phases of a scuba dive. In this article, we look in detail at particular elements of a scuba dive, with an emphasis on the impact of scuba buoyancy control on the safety and enjoyment […]

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No.6 | Scuba Buoyancy & Breathing http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/scuba-buoyancy-masterclass-6of9-breathing-and-buoyancy/ 2019-08-07T13:11:59Z Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog

Scuba Buoyancy Masterclass #6 SCUBA BUOYANCY AND BREATHING by Andy Davis Breathing plays a critical role in scuba buoyancy control.  As we breath, the inflation and deflation of our lungs is continually affecting our buoyancy, but providing the breathing remains steady, slow and controlled it is rarely noticeable on a scuba dive. The Lungs are […]

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No.5 | Precision Trim & Position Contol http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/scuba-buoyancy-masterclass-5of9-trim-and-position/ 2019-08-07T13:11:58Z Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog

Scuba Buoyancy Masterclass #5 PRECISION TRIM & POSITION CONTROL by Andy Davis Whenever we use our fins for propulsion in the water, we create directional thrust. If our body is not horizontally trimmed (‘flat’) in the water, then we will be accidentally directing that thrust at an angle (upwards or downwards) that will interfere with […]

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No.4 | Perfect Scuba Weighting http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/scuba-buoyancy-masterclass-4of9-assessing-your-weight-requirements/ 2019-08-07T13:11:57Z Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog

Scuba Buoyancy Masterclass Series #4 PERFECT SCUBA WEIGHTING by Andy Davis Divers seeking perfected scuba buoyancy can achieve precise and correct weighting through the application of several assessment methods.  As the diver progresses in experience, whenever they change equipment or whenever they change diving environments (salt/fresh water) they should re-assess their weighting. During the initial […]

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