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Buoyancy control, why it is not it as easy as it looks? 

At first glance, buoyancy control looks pretty effortless.  It seems to be a simple matter of balancing the amount of weight you carry against the inflation of your BC.  Surely when the two cancel each other out, you're neutral and can hover in the water.  Since the weight you are carrying doesn't change after you enter the water, it seems as though you have only one variable to contend with, that being the amount of inflation of your BC.  Buoyancy must be easy to control then eh?  SO WHY ISN’T IT?

Click here to read the full article and check out these six secrets to achieve ‘spot on’ buoyancy-control ....    

 

 
 
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The Happiest Dive Intern Ever
27 Oct 2016 12:05 - Super User

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A great article from PADI on reasons to dive the beautiful island of Cyprus....  Cyprus Imagine a Mediterranean island bathed in warm, clear blue water. Long, sandy beaches punctuate the predominantly indented and rocky coastline and the culture and cuisine are unmistakably Mediterranean. This is Cyprus and it’s nestled in the northeast corner of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. From simple, sandy-bottom dives for beginners, to excellent enriched air diving on the Z [ ... ]

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14 Dec 2015 09:31 - Super User

Welcome to the Kalliopi Dive College Blog! As the 2016 tourist season quietens down and Christmas is just around the corner, it’s hard to believe that there is still a big demand for scuba diving activities in late October in Cyprus.  Of course our weather conditions are pretty perfect still – the sea is enjoying balmy temperatures, the sun is warming our bodies and visitors are grasping the last chance to holiday during the kids’ half term Autum [ ... ]

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