Tag Archives: sidemount diver

Does Sidemount Configuration Have a Place in Public Safety Diving?

By Phil DePalo If you read this month’s SDI newsletter, you read all about sidemount diving taking a role in the recreational world. Once considered a skill of technical cave divers, sidemount diving has found a place with everyday divers. … Continue reading »


Dress for the Occasion – The Versatility of Sidemount

One of the most attractive aspects of side-mount diving is the versatility of your gear configurations, allowing the diver to be comfortable and confident in their setup. We’ve illustrated 3 basic configurations to help visualize the idea of sidemount and … Continue reading »


The Sidemount Diver: an Interview with Pete Nawrocky

SDI sat down with avid sidemount diver and instructor Pete Nawrocky with Dive Rite to discuss how and why divers get involved in Sidemount Diving. SDI – How long have you been diving? Pete – I started diving in 1971 … Continue reading »