Diving Topics: Buoyancy Compensators (BCDs)

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Choosing a Buoyancy Compensator

Contemporary buoyancy compensator (BCD) designs have an array of special features that can turn an ordinary buoyancy compensator into an extremely helpful adjunct to the diver’s gear. Many designs today will provide straps and padding for integrating the tank with … Continue diving

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How to Choose a Buoyancy Compensator

Buoyancy compensator devices (BCDs)are used to aid the scuba diver to maintain neutral buoyancy. ‘Positive buoyancy’ causes the diver to rise, ‘negative buoyancy’ results in sinking. Thanks to modern materials science and great product design, buoyancy compensators are better than … Continue diving

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