Have you ever thought, it would be nice to dive alone? Long-standing “rules” in the diving industry have typically been you always have to dive with a buddy. I am not here to say that is a bad practice because the term Safety in numbers comes to mind.
However, SDI developed the Solo diving course as a class to further the education of divers and to give certain ones a freedom of diving by themselves. This course is a very good, common sense, back to basics teaching that throws in a few more “rules.”
There are a few more rules in the solo course that a diver has to adhere to. Continue reading