YD Scuba Diving Forums

YD Scuba Diving Forums

Welcome to the YD Scuba Diving Forums.

  1. Site Administration Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Any questions regarding using the forums or any bug issues to report, please do so in this section.

    1. Before you post a question, please review these commonly asked questions, as your answer may very well be answered here.

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  2. General Diving Forums Threads / Posts  Last Post

    An ever expanding list of diving related forums!

    1. Introductions

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      New to the boards? Welcome to YD! Please introduce yourselves to the others and give a brief 'here's me' on yourself.

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    2. Sport Diver

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      Each issue, Sport Diver will feature a half-page Yorkshire Divers column showcasing the best responses to a topical thread posted in the Sport Diver forum.

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    3. Advertisers Offers

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      For registered advertisers only - any other posts will be removed and user accounts could be suspended.

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    4. This forum is for people to explain their diving incidents, however minor or serious, thereby allowing others to learn from their mistakes. To facilitate discussion, there will be no stone throwing or out-and-out negative criticism. Anonymous posts can be made through the Moderator if required.

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    5. Disabled Diving

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      Forum for discussing issues relating to diving for the disabled.

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    6. Surface Interval

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      The place to discuss anything non-specific.

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    7. For all posts connected with wrecks - deep or shallow, UK or abroad - we don't care!! Share all your wreck secrets here.

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    8. Stills or video? As it says on the tin! Equipment, technique, advice and results. Also please feel free to share your wares with the members!

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    9. The advice contained in this forum is for discussion purposes only. Do not use the information within this forum to create any sort of treatment or diagnosis about your actual condition -- seek professional advice from a local doctor.

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    10. The place talk about marine ecology issues or to find a name for that strange beast you saw on your last dive!

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    11. Planning or having a YD event - other than a regular diving trip? Got a charity event in mind and want sponsors? Meeting up for a YD Team sherry, meal or night out? Post it here!

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    12. The 'DiFF' Forum

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      'Diving is For Fun' - pretty much the YD ethos in a box. See what the kookie crowd is up to with their latest dive games and pranks on each other. Banter laden with a serious side. Play nice!

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  3. Personal SCUBA Items for Sale Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Forums for personal SCUBA sales and Ebay listings. No commercial posts allowed

    1. Personal Adverts

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      Got some equipment for sale or are you trying to track down an elusive piece of kit? Post it here. NO COMMERCIAL POSTS.

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    2. Ebay Listings

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      Whether buying, selling or linking to Ebay auctions, post the details and links in here

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    3. The latest SCUBA listed items on Ebay.co.uk. This forum is updated hourly. You cannot make any posts in this forum.

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  4. Rebreathers Threads / Posts  Last Post

    For all your rebreather needs.

    1. For information relating to a specific rebreather unit or manufacturer.

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    2. For non unit-specific information and chat.

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    3. For general information, questions and answers on rebreather usage. theory and training.

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  5. Technical and Specialist Diving Forums Threads / Posts  Last Post

    For those interested in the more challenging types of diving.

    1. Tek-Talk

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      All stuff technical - mixed gas diving, technique, advice etc.

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    2. Salvage/Rig/Pipeline/Saturation diving? 'Commie' Diving? In and out of the chamber by design? This section is for you. Feel free to keep in touch with other Commies, swap stories/trip reports, discuss aspects of the job, share jokes and banter.

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    3. Decompression Diving

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      For information about and the discussion of decompression diving, theory, safe-practice and procedures.

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    4. DIR

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      DIR is a style of scuba diving which has some very good concepts to offer. Want to get in to or talk DIR concepts, kit, ethos, technique or methodology? Want to meet fellow DIR divers? Here's the place to do it!

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    5. Cave & Cavern Diving

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      Whether it's the 'mud-sumps' of the UK, or the gin-clear vistas of France and Florida, this is the place to meet-n-greet, swap views on various venues or discuss technique and kit.

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  6. Dive Kit and Equipment Threads / Posts  Last Post

    News, Views, Reviews and Maintenance

    1. Need help or advice on choosing your first set of dive gear?

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    2. Regulators and cylinders, including twin sets and stages.

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    3. BCDs / Wings

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      Advice and comments on BCDs and wings & backplate combinations.

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    4. Advice and recommendations on exposure suits and undersuits.

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    5. Torches

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      Advice and comments on underwater torches.

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    6. Advice and comment on dive computers, watches and timers.

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    7. Other Dive Equipment

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      Advice and recommendations on fins, reels, masks, spools ...

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    8. Advice and answers on how and where to service dive kit.

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  7. Trips, Spaces and Coastguard Information Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Arrange your trip here or find spare spaces on an existing trip.

    1. Trip Reports

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      Been away? UK or abroad? File your report here and let us know how it went.

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    2. Looking for Buddies?

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      Ask and post here if you're either looking to hook-up with new divers or need a buddy for that last-minute or late notice 'dive pass'.

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    3. Dates of up and coming YD dive trips - have a look and get your name down for one or more! Better still - organise one yourself!

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    4. A list of dive charter boats and Skippers' contact details, UK and abroad. Please post here if you've got one or more to recommend - all contacts gratefully received.

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    5. Want to know the correct way to contact the MCA or Coastguard, and why, or have a question on the correct protocol for seeking advice on or contacting Recompression Chambers? Got any info or advice on the RNLI? Post it here.

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  8. Training Area Threads / Posts  Last Post

    When instructors and trainees can meet and discuss ongoing training requirements. Diving theory also discussed.

    1. For questions and answers regarding diver training and theory.

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    2. This forum is for Diving Instructors (ANY agency or school) to seek or offer info, news advice on current training methods and courses, or matters affecting them.

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    3. Diving Physics

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      Know your Boyle's Law from your Dalton's?

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  9. Supporting Vendors Threads / Posts  Last Post

  10. Holiday and Travel Forum Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Information on planning your next diving trip, at home or abroad.

    1. Post here all your information about any UK dive site - inland or coastal. Also, if you have either a question or a recommendation about accommodation or liveaboards for anywhere in the UK, please post it here.

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    2. Post here for recommendations or questions on any non-UK dive site, resort, accommodation or Liveaboard

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  11. Non-Diving Related Forums Threads / Posts  Last Post

    For those aspects of everyday life that aren't concerned with diving.

    1. Non Diving Posts

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      General forums for anything non-diving related

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    2. Speakers' Corner

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      OK, what's important to or bugging you? The Gov't? Taxes? Chavs? Other folks' lack of manners? TV shows? Try and keep it clean but get it off your chest here.

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    3. Technology

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      Got a question about 'Which PC, MP3 player or iPod should I get?' or a query about personal technology, a piece of Software or 'how to?' question? Post it here and somone will have a view or advice.

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    4. Want to advertise your services to the other YD members? You're welcome to post a SINGLE advert and description in here and tell us all about it! No multi posts please!

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    5. Got an on-line game, quiz or test? Post a link to it here! Are you a Gamer? Join the YD Games Team!

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    6. Polls

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      Got something you want to gauge opinion on?

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