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JBFG

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I just don't log dives
I agree to train like you dive.

But yeah most of the dives were 2 minute long.

I ended up merging them as 1 day dive each day where I recorded what I did.


BTW for those taking rescue soon, it's a great course. Always be on alert though as apparently people drown all the freaking time. Especially when you are your most dress down state. On day 2 I never unzipped or removed my weight belt lol
 

stuartv

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One of my issues in Rescue was surfacing a non-responsive diver and being able to monitor my ascent rate. Heck, even being able to tell whether I was ascending or descending. My Rescue class was in a pretty low viz quarry. I had to re-do after my first attempt because I surfaced us too fast.

I needed my computer to tell whether I was ascending and how fast. And I learned to wear it on my right arm instead of the left, where I used to wear it, so that I can see it while I am holding the non-responsive diver's reg in their mouth with my right hand and controlling buoyancy with my left hand.
 

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I have logged every dive in open water I have ever done. I label each as either a "teaching dive" , a divemaster dive" a "training dive" (if I was a student) or a "recreational dive". I think something is worth noting on every dive. But I do note the different purposes/
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In Rescue was surfacing a non-responsive diver and being able to monitor my ascent rate. Heck, even being able to tell whether I was ascending or descending. My Rescue class was in a pretty low viz quarry. I had to re-do after my first attempt because I surfaced us too fast. /*snip*

Absolutly! This is wher the aubible alarm can help too. When I'm the unresponsive diver I make sure my alarm is on. I brief that if the ascent is too fast I'll breakaway - and often do :)

So yeah, keep computers on during the OW segment
 

boulderjohn

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Absolutly! This is wher the aubible alarm can help too. When I'm the unresponsive diver I make sure my alarm is on. I brief that if the ascent is too fast I'll breakaway - and often do :)
Not always easy. I was once being the victim. I felt the rescuer settle on top of me and get ahold of my inflator hose. I then heard the loud "whooooosh" as he filled my wing to the max. The instructor should have been positioned to prevent that, but he wasn't there. I exhaled for all I was worth as I got to the surface in a few seconds.
 

Doby45

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When I play the unresponsive diver I just keep my hand on my shoulder dump. Did not wear my computer for any of my rescue dives or victim dives.
 
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