Diving tables is fine, but most recreational divers end up using a computer. Switch on the gas analyser 2. This site uses cookies. You should call the emergency services immediately, and follow their advice. Find a club or centre Find a dive club Find a snorkelling club Find a tech club Find a centre. Decompression When you dive your body will absorb inert gases, and will start to release them as you ascend.

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Is bsqc Friday already? Safety Safe Diving guide Decompression. Technical diving Other agency tech diver? And you are right. I’m not a member of BSAC although I do keep pondering joining as access to the right club would be useful. Sep 13, Messages: If you wish to download it, please recommend it to your friends in any social bsac 88 tables. Are computer programs available for planning to BSAC 88?

Safe Diving guide – British Sub-Aqua Club

World class wreck diving. You should administer oxygen and fluids to anyone suspected of DCI as soon as possible. You must log in or sign up to bsac 88 tables here. The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair.


If you find a club that insists you execute actual dives on 88s, find a different club. Is this your first visit? BSAC commissioned the tables in the s, when I think the only deco planning tools available were the Royal Navy tables. Safety and rescue courses. So am a bit confused. Present the analyser to the cylinder valve. I don’t use bsac 88 tables, because there isn’t a constant ppO2 version, but they have an excellent track record. I’m happy being in the water. Closed circuit rebreather CCR courses More BSAC 88 tables – why?

The World of Recreational Diving. To make this website work, we log user data and share it with processors. Why even ask this question? Do not watch other divers to gauge your ascent rate.

The tables were acceptable when they were first drafted. As part of the crossover assuming you wish to continue to train as a Table member you will have to sit through the academic lesson of how to use the tables.


BSAC 88 tables – why?

Some computers will allow you different setting, nitrox and gauge are both excellent features to have and if you diving progresses it will still be useful. However 888 will need to factor in the slow ascent when planning your dive. The Ocean Diver syllabus includes use of computers.

TG Sent from my iPhone using timmytalk. No, create an account now. They are useful for training and helping new divers to understand how decompression “works”, but most clubs will use computers for most bsac 88 tables.

BSAC 88 Decompression Tables

Travelling – hills and mountains Living or diving at altitude Inland sites and bad weather Flying. You are only taught how to use them and are expected to know how they work so if someone else is using them you understand. Share This Page Tweet.