Dangers associated with diving alone can be lessened greatly if the diver is highly competent. Regardless of whether the diver is diving alone or with a companion, moments of crisis can be addressed effectively if the diver is a competent solo diver. Such is important since statistics show that about two-thirds of the fatal buddy dives involves a diver who was separated from his buddy. Dive accidents can also be minimized if the diver is physically fit and has proper diving equipment.
Source Citation:Francis, John. "Solo diving: facts and fears." Rodale's Scuba Diving 7.9 (Nov-Dec 1998): 47(4). Academic OneFile. Gale. BROWARD COUNTY LIBRARY. 16 Aug. 2009
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