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The Purpose of Bungee Cord in Sidemount

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Let’s say there are many personal way to connect your cylinders when you diving sidemount, some with a lot of fantasy applied by the user. Tip: Now we will give you a tip, talking about main cylinders, only two ways are the correct ones, both use a Bungee cord rounded around the tank neck and [...]Read More
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Sidemount diving with Helmet or not

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Let see one important thing, during most of the scuba diving we do, we do not need a helmet. In the Ocean, with perfect visibility we can use a light only in deep diving, it is very easy to have a primary light with us, with or without a goodman handle ( we will talk [...]Read More
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What to expect from a sidemount course

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Sidemount is become very popular in the last 6 years, most agency create Instructors but most of them has poor or no training at all on the configuration and they dive it just few times. That is a problem because we have a lot of sidemount trained divers with very poor knowledge about the correct [...]Read More
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Sidemount vs Backmount

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Sidemount vs Backmount - Best Diving Techniques Many of you has already heard about two different diving techniques or better said configurations. We personally think that a configuration is only a tool that must be used to complete safely a dive, based on the condition we will find in the water. We will decide to [...]Read More
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Learning Curve

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We would like to talk about something we think is very important at any level: The learning curve. Once you take a course, you must have a time to assimilate what you have learned, practice it and clarify any doubt you still have. Nowadays we see a very sad and dangerous cut off of the [...]Read More
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Choose the professional Cavern Guide

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A little bit of history Here in Mexico and especially in the Riviera Maya we have a special tour called Cavern Experience, a unique experience that take you exploring the amazing Cavern, underground rivers and spectacular environments, guided by experienced local Guides. Yucatan peninsula lies on a limestone platform, which was formed millions of years [...]Read More
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Sidemount fine tuning

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Are you a sidemount diver and you are not happy about the results, we can help you with one or two full day of Sidemount Diver Fine tuning. There are many way to learn and apply sidemount diving but essentially 2 are the main ones: 1 - poorly trained or self trained with all bad [...]Read More
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Single Cylinder recreational sidemount diving

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Someone will ask why we need to dive one cylinder in sidemount ( mounted on the side of the diver body), there are few reason to consider to understand it. A sidemount cylinder has the tank valve easy to manage, in case of any problem you can manage it by yourself In a recreational dive [...]Read More
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Why Sidemount Diving so Popular?

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Sidemount Diving is a kind of scuba diving equipment that has scuba set mounted alongside the diver, below the shoulders and along the hips, instead the back of the diver. Was born as an advanced cave diving configuration to facilitate penetration in restricted passageways, allows easy access to the cylinder valves, give a very good [...]Read More