Solo Diving is the practice of self-reliant scuba diving without a “dive buddy.” Solo Divers are skilled in self-sufficiency and are able to take responsibility for their own safety while diving.
The Solo Diver course emphasises the importance of proper dive planning, personal limitations, and accident prevention, as well as the benefits, hazards, and proper procedures and equipment for diving solo.
This program comprises an evening theory session and a double boat dive and is the perfect course if you are;
You will require to provide your own diving equipment, which must include a redundant air source: Pony bottle, twin cylinders with isolation valve or independent doubles. Spare Air is not acceptable.
Sign Waiver and Release documentation
Why solo dive
Who should solo dive
Solo diving mentality
When not to solo dive
Equipment for solo diving
Planning & conducting solo dives
Management of solo diver emergencies.
On Dive Day you will conduct a double boat dive as follows:
Skills review, including use of redundant system. Reciprocal compass swim from fixed point (ie anchor) Use of SMB Surface swim
Submit a dive plan Dive the plan utilizing your solo diver skills Course Inclusions SDI Solo Diver Pack Double boat dive Certification as Solo Diver through SDI once course objectives are successfully completed.