Re: Not sad?


Outer Bamnks diving on the Great Escape Southern California Live-Aboard Dive Boat

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Posted by Ken Kurtis on May 29, 2002 at 14:45:47:

In Reply to: Isn't it sad? posted by Eins on May 29, 2002 at 12:12:11:

Arno, if you want to argue that diving without a BC - at ANY level of certificiation or alleged skill - is safer than diving with a BC, you go right ahead, but my 22 years of teaching people how to dive and also supervising divers leads me to believe that diving without a BC is just plain stupid.

(No disrespect meant to the backpack-only divers who frequent this BBS but I think the idea of diving without a BC is without intellectual merit.)

Legal issues have nothing to do with it. Safety does. End of discussion (as far as I'm concerned - you feel free to have a field day with it).

Ken Kurtis
NAUI Instr. #5936
Co-owner, Reef Seekers Dive Co.
Beverly Hills, CA


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