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What is Buoyancy Compensator Device (BCD)?

A buoyancy compensator (BC) or buoyancy compensating device (BCD) is a jacket that helps divers maintain neutral buoyancy during a dive. When an object underwater rises, it’s positively buoyant. If it sinks, it’s negatively buoyant. When it remains stationary, divers … Continue diving

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Basic Buoyancy and Pressure

Before entering the water it’s a good idea to learn a little very elementary physics. Divers don’t have to be scientists – though many are. But if you want to enjoy the experience a second time, a little knowledge goes … Continue diving

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