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In water - Need to communicate with boat Captain “I’m ok, but want a pick-up”?

Discussion in 'Basic Scuba Discussions' started by noj3333, Dec 19, 2018.

  1. JackConnick

    JackConnick Optical Ocean Sales ScubaBoard Business Sponsor ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I've always used a right angled arm with fist, pumping up and down; the old infantry "form on me" signal. Then a big ok when you make eye contact.
     
  2. johndiver999

    johndiver999 Manta Ray

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    I would have done the same thing except kept the smb on the surface and towed it toward the boat. If the crew is at mooring, sees a diver ascend and then descend and tow the float toward the boat, they should not be unnecessairly concerned.
     
  3. Nathan Doty

    Nathan Doty Nassau Grouper

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    And don't forget the universal signal for distress.

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