Error diving: Soloauchen

Error analysis: Solo dives should always be avoided, even if a third diver is present. Photo: Sascha Tegtmeyer
Error analysis: Solo dives should always be avoided, even if a third diver is present. Photo: Sascha Tegtmeyer

Bug analysis: Sometimes the buddy team joins a third party. It becomes problematic when the "relaxed buddy" turns out to be a convinced solo diver. You should avoid this error when diving.

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The moderately experienced Diver Sabine H. and her husband diving newbie Norbert are looking forward to their 40-meter deep dive in the former quarry Brasshausen. At today's club dive she wants to accompany the silver certified diver Ralph. As the most experienced in the league Ralph should dive in advance. They are doing a short briefing in complete equipment in the shallow water and decide roughly to dive to the nearby wall. At the pontoon submerged, everything is still going according to plan. But Ralph rushes straight to 40 meters, while the couple is even flatter with the inexperienced husband. Arriving down, they notice that the air supply is rapidly dwindling. The diver So I want to go to the right, because it's faster up there again. The experienced Ralph wants to stay low on the left. The excitement rises and her bottle empties. The diver swims to Ralph to signal him to break off the dive, Ralph stops for a moment and agrees.

Plan the next dive trip now - using a dive trip catalog. Photo: Sascha Tegtmeyer
Plan the next dive trip now - using a dive trip catalog. Photo: Sascha Tegtmeyer
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About Sascha Tobias Tegtmeyer 95 Article
As a journalist, passionate diver and ambitious stand up paddler, I've become more and more specialized in water sports topics. For several years as an online editor, content and SEO manager for the year Top Special Verlag in Hamburg, I edited the leading diving portal TAUCHEN.de editorially and am at home in the water sports industry. My passion is the sea and all the activities that can be practiced on, in, on and under water. To give this child a name, I created www.just-wanderlust.com - for all people who love the sea - love to travel and water sports like diving, surfing, stand up paddling.