Wednesday, 14 November 2018

OW Confined Water 2 - Al Khor, Qatar

Confined Water 2

  1. Assemble equipment.
  2. Buddy check.
  3. Briefing.
  4. Deep-water entry - "Giant Stride"
  5. Adjust for proper weighting.
  6. Clear snorkel using the blast method then resume breathing through it without lifting the face from the water.
  7. Exchange snorkel for regulator and regulator for snorkel repeatedly (at least two exchanges) without lifting the face from the water.
  8. Demonstrate oral inflation of BCD at surface.
  9. Swim at least 50 metres while wearing scuba equipment.
  10. With a buddy, descen in water too depp in which to stand using five-point method (SORTD).
  11. Use low-pressure BCD inflation to become neutrally buoyant (Fin pivot).
  12. Clear a fully flooded mask.
  13. Respond to air depletion by signaling "out-of-air".
  14. Indicate remaining air supply within 20 bar.
  15. Ascend using the five-point method (STELA). 
  16. Simulate emergency removal of weight belt. 
  17. Remove low pressure hose and reattach.
  18. Exit water.
  19. Disassemble equipment.
Giant stride:

Five-point descent (SORTD):
  1. Signal
  2. Orientate
  3. Regulator
  4. Time
  5. Descend 

Five-point ascent (STELA):
  1. Signal
  2. Time
  3. Elevate
  4. Look
  5. Ascend 

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

OW Training Confined Water 1 - Al Khor, Qatar

Confined Water 1 

  1. Assemble scuba kit.
  2. Put on equipment with buddy.
  3. Predive safety check.
  4. Inflate/deflate BCD in shallow water.
  5. Breathing naturally underwater.
  6. Clear regulator using exhalation and purge-button methods.
  7. Recover regulator from behind shoulder.
  8. Clear a partially flooded mask.
  9. Breathe from an alternate air soure supplied by another diver.
  10. Descend at controlled rate into water too deep in which to stand, equalizing the ears and mask.
  11. Locate and read the submersible pressure gauge and signal content.
  12. Recognise and demonstrate hand signals.
  13. Ascend using proper technique.
  14. Stay within reach of buddy.
  15. While positively buoyant, breateh from snorkel or regulator while swimming facedown.
  16. Exit water.
  17. Disassemble scuba kit. 
Assembling Equipment:

Buddy Check (BWRAF):



Friday, 26 October 2018

New Club Reef DSDs - Sealine, Qatar

Dive 1
Dive time: 9:08 am
Depth: 6.2m
Temp: 31 degrees C

Dive 2
Dive time:10:26 am
Depth: 7.4m
Temp: 31 degrees C