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What: Dry dive in the London hyperberic chamber (down to 40m)
When: 12 March 2010 (start time to be confirmed)
Why: Find out how narked you get in a safe environment.
Where: http://www.londonhyperbaric.com/contact-us/london-chamber
London Hyperberic Chamber
Whipps Cross University Hospital
Leytonstone
London E11 1RG

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite certification: PADI Open water Diver (or equivalent certification with another organisation).
Minimum age requirement: 16 years of age
You must not have dive 24 hours prior to the dry dive.

What to bring:
Proof of Qualification.
Divers Logbook.
Computers/Depth gauges may be taken on the chamber dive in a bucket of water.

Cost:
Dry dive: £40
PADI Recompression Chamber Awareness Distinctive Specialty certification: £20 (this is optional)

More info:
http://www.londonhyperbaric.com/dry-dives

Legal stuff:
You will need to download this zip file which contains some documents. Please print, read, sign and bring them on the day. (Don't count on me to bring spares...)
https://docs.google.com/leaf?id=0Bx...WMtYTc1NGFkZjI4Zjdj&hl=en_GB&authkey=COinwrMJ
To help you fill out some of the forms this is the info you need:
Instructor: WAYNE FORD
Facility: LONDON HYPERBARIC MEDICINE
If the link is broken PM me with your email and I'll send you the forms.

To secure a spot please PM me with your name. I will reply with my bank account details. The full £40 will be required to secure your spot.
 

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no, but i wonder why someone would just like a ride in a chamber? and pay for it?
i can imagine people would like to look round, as i would. but a dry dive? unless there are very pretty nurses, can't see the attraction myself.
 

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I'm tempted, as I'm moving ever closer to 45 and 50m, and its a nice safe way to see how narked you get at those depths on air.
 

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It's the sort of thing that would be a good outing for a club during the winter months, a social gathering and a laugh sort of thing.

I suppose if it's your first outing to those sorts of depths, it's better to get into problems in a hyperbaric chamber than hours away from it, in the deep blue.

Also would highlight narcotic effects of the depths in a safe managable environment... unfortunetly I'm at the other end of the country!
 

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Organised one with our club last year, definately worth doing and remember the staff are on hand to answer any questions you may have also, can be very informative. I would probably go for the 50m dive though and have a look at the difference in depths/reactions. (if you are paying £40 it will be the 50m dive, as 40m is only £30)

You will most certainly have a giggle in there!

Oh and my buddy telling me he would never dive with me again at about 28m nearly made me wet myself ;)
 
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