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Date: Entry Time: Dive Time: Max. Depth:
Sat, 25-Jul-2020 10:39:00 53 minutes 41 feet
Dive Location: City / Island: Country:
Cooper River Charleston, SC United States of America
Buddy/Buddies:
Solo
 

Dive Profile for Dive # 206

 
Conditions:
Weather: Visibility: Altitude: Air Temp.:
Clear Bad A0 88 °F
Water: Waves: Current: Water Temp.:
Fesh - - 84 °F
 
Breathing:
Tank Type: Tank Size: Gas Mixture: Avg. Depth:
Alumimium 96 cu ft - 119.88 ft
Start Pressure: End Pressure: Diff. Pressure: SAC Rate:
3230 psi 810 psi 2420 psi 142.6 cu ft/min
 
Dive Details:
Entry: Deco. Dive: Rep. Dive: Surface Interval:
Boat No Yes 00:51
 
Equipment:
Weight: Dive Suit: Dive Computer:
10 lbs LavaCore Top EON Steel
 
Comments:
Started to get spooked again being alone in the dark. Could not find a good gravel pit to poke around in to get my mind off things. Did find some pottery pieces and a large piece of coporlite...petrified poop. Made it though to the end of the dive. Current started to pick up on this dive it felt like.

On the next dive, I got to the bottom of the river and worked my way under an overhead shelf. This got to me and I called my dive. I had an irrational fear that my equipment was going to fail for some reason, but had not reason to beleive this. I kept checking for my backup light and making sure it was there and noticed that I knew my backup reg was in place, but felt like I was forgetting about it. I was only 10min into this dive and not logging it. I gathered my nerves and tried to go in for the 4th dive of the day. As soon as I hit the bottom my light died. I switched to my backup, but did not want to dive on just a backup, so I went back to the boat. I was not as rattled when my light died as I had checked for my backup several times throughout the day.

Kyle (my carpool) got spooked on this dive as well. Both our nerves were a little shot and we called the dives on Sunday and just went home. Tues I thing I had finally calmed down enough that I think im ready to try it again. I did take my laval core off and felt MUCH better. Talked to Bob and he said you just have to zig zag back and forth. I think I just need to get more comfortable in the dark and having faith in my equipment. I beleive I will try this again, probably next year since I bought the 2yr SC hobby treasure finder license. This was not the same dive I rmembered doing with Bobby Osbourne 20 some odd years ago.
 
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