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New Life-Saving Gear for Freedivers

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After almost a decade of toiling away in his workshop, veteran freediver Terry Maas, author of the definitive Blue Water Hunting and Freediving, has found a way to make freediving significantly safer. In March 2011, he debuted the Freedivers Recovery Vest, or FRV. The system contains an inflatable vest and a handheld programmable computer that constantly monitors a diver's depth and time underwater. If the computer senses that the diver has stayed submerged for too long or has dived too deep, it triggers two carbon dioxide cartridges to fill the emergency buoyancy vest, which flips a diver onto his back and brings him safely back to the surface. Maas is now selling his streamlined second version, the FRV Mark II to the public....


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