Perfect buoyancy takes many dives to achieve.
Perfect buoyancy takes many dives to achieve. CONTRIBUTED

IN DEEP: Complete control of buoyancy is goal

ACHIEVING perfect buoyancy underwater should be the goal of every scuba diver.

When a diver descends towards the ocean floor, the neoprene wetsuit compresses and the diver becomes heavier.

To offset this, the diver adds air from his dive cylinder to his buoyancy compensator device.

The aim is to achieve neutral buoyancy.

When this occurs the diver neither sinks to the bottom nor floats to the surface. This feeling of weightlessness is what all divers should achieve when diving.

When a diver is in complete control of his buoyancy, it means that no damage is done to the fragile coral structures. It does take many dives to achieve perfect buoyancy.

Many divers see the merit in enrolling in a perfect buoyancy course.

This course is both challenging and fun.

Cave diving, cavern diving and penetrating wrecks safely all require a high standard of buoyancy control.



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