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Open water dives 1&2
ADKDiver - 4/26/2008 3:02 PM
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Well, did dives 1 and 2 in Lake Champlain. Water temp was 47 degrees F. Surface temp about 65 degrees.

Damn near killed myself doing the regulator recovery. Completely panic and shot to the surface! Well, my instructor had a hold of my leg so I didn’t shoot as fast as I thought!

But I did learn from it. In the time I took to get to the surface I could have had my reg back in my mouth and breathing! Duh!

Conditions were pretty rough. Visibility was near 0. Found out that my feet float like crazy, which made things difficult until I got leg weights on!

Tomorrow are the final dives. Hopefully, I’ll be more confident.