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How to Stay Stationary Underwater

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How to Stay Stationary Underwater

We've all been through this.  You're diving along and moving with the gentle current, staying in a relatively good position, you can see your guide, you're next to your buddy, then all of a sudden, your guide beckons to everyone and you all float over to where he is.  He takes out his magnifying glass and shows you a fascinating nudibranch.  Each diver takes turn looking at it with the magnifying glass.  A few of them take photos. 

So you're hovering there trying to make sure you don't kick up silt, you don't kick another diver, you don't become positively bouyant, you don't touch this, you don't touch that, etc etc etc.  So, here's a list of things you can try to stay stationary underwater without doing too much damage.  Please email me if you can think of more ways.

If your buddy is good at maintaining his own bouyancy while staying stationary:   

Lembeh Straits, Jan 06If your buddy is just as bad as you:

Yap, Sept 06

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