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ksalay

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I don't love roll back entry. I have the down loaded sheet of Dive ops.
What entry of boat would I look for to do giant stride entry and not roll back.
(have back issues that roll back is not the best for me)

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You'll look for people with big boats - Scuba with Allison is a rare smaller boat that we stepped off if I remember correctly.....

All the roll off boats are close to the water and not really a big deal but tiss your personal prefference

I would guess - Scuba Du, Dressel, Dive Paradise, Blue Angel some - just guessing, I don't dive off big boats here
 

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Giant Stride == Big boat == Cattle Boat

Put on your big boy/girl pants
 

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You can walk off (giant stride) any boat as long as you are comfortable stepping over the ladder. Often times it’s just easier to roll in vs waiting for the walk in location to become available. Keep practicing and you will find it becomes super easy.

No reason to be mean and try to belittle people because they aren’t comfortable with something John.
 

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Scuba with Allison is a rare smaller boat that we stepped off if I remember correctly.
Alison (correct spelling :p) has a wonderful boat, smaller than cattle boats, but really big and roomy. I think that's why it's named the Maximus. It's amazing that she doesn't charge more.

Put on your big boy/girl pants
S/he is wearing boy/girl pants but said s/he has a back problem that is irritated with backroll.

You can walk off (giant stride) any boat as long as you are comfortable stepping over the ladder.
That sounds dangerous, but then I am a klutz.

Scuba Club Cozumel.
Cattleboat!

Some people with back challenges inflate their BC and ask the DM to throw it overboard, then go over and don it in the water.
 

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You could probably get the captain to assist you in doing a controlled seated entry from the edge. You might also get assistance in putting your gear on in the water. Although I'm not sure why a back entry would be hard on the back. You shouldn't really be rolling or twisting your back, just falling backwards.
 

Marie13

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You could probably get the captain to assist you in doing a controlled seated entry from the edge. You might also get assistance in putting your gear on in the water. Although I'm not sure why a back entry would be hard on the back. You shouldn't really be rolling or twisting your back, just falling backwards.

If the OP said it hurts, it hurts.
 
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