Daily Archives: October 25, 2016

Certification redefined

C-cardDoes this sound familiar? β€œThe Open Water Diver course is designed to prepare students to plan and make no-decompression dives with a qualified buddy β€” independent of supervision β€” in conditions similar to those in which they were trained.” Odds are this statement, or one very much like it, will be the first paragraph that appears in your Instructor Manual under Open Water Diver Course. And I’m here to tell you it’s bullshit.