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Dive planning & Wetnotes

Discussion in 'Technical Diving Specialties' started by xslim, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. DevonDiver

    DevonDiver N/A

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    Ah!
     
  2. KenGordon

    KenGordon Rebreather Pilot

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    I use “D A L T on” as my heading as it is easy to remember.

    D is depth
    A is arrival time at that depth
    L is leave time
    T is stop time
    on is the mix

    The OP ought to take a look at the schedules produced by the likes of MultiDeco or Suunto’s DM5 and get a feel for the sort of information they carry.
     
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  3. atdotde

    atdotde Solo Diver

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    The Subsurface planner gives you such a table that can be printed and laminated (or cut & pasted to a word processor for layout improvements before printing).
     
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  4. DevonDiver

    DevonDiver N/A

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  5. stuartv

    stuartv Seeking the Light

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    Is this really ScubaBoard?!?! I am SHOCKED that nobody has said this yet. :D When you took Tec 40, your instructor really should have covered this.

    Anyway....

    I write my plan in my wet notes, on a blank piece of paper. Pretty much like most other folks said. No need for a template to fill in.

    Then I stick it in my pocket and never look at it again. Unless both of my computers die. I haven't had even one computer die yet, so I have never needed to actually use my wet notes. And if both my computers die simultaneously, I wouldn't know my depth or time anyway, so there's a good chance I would just thumb the dive and follow my buddy up, going by his/her computer.

    If I were concerned that I might forget what my plan was for max depth or max bottom time, I would probably write those two pieces of info down somewhere that I could reference without digging into a pocket. Either on a slate on my arm or (stealing an idea from a friend), put some white duct tape on the top of a fin and write the info there.
     
  6. Michael Guerrero

    Michael Guerrero Solo Diver

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    I usually write my deco schedule on duct tape and stick it to my scooter. If I'm not scootering, then I write it in my wet notes. I just have blank slates though, not the table format you have.
     
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  7. lermontov

    lermontov Manta Ray

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    I also include my turn Pressure next to turn time and ascend when whatever comes first-this covers things like unexpected current or anxiety making my RMV higher
     
  8. Mindset

    Mindset Divemaster

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    I write it down and provides a piece of mind in my pocket. You must have a plan
     
  9. jadairiii

    jadairiii Solo Diver

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    I was throwing away an old set of wet notes from years ago, and on one of the pages was a note I wrote to my dive buddy;
    "My tables are on the boat"......as I remember, so were his.
     
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