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Thinking to go Solo - some questions

Discussion in 'Solo Divers' started by stepfen, Mar 16, 2019.

  1. stepfen

    stepfen Barracuda

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Greece
    I forgot to address this. For now I plan to dive solo only in places where I am very familiar with the conditions etc - practically shore dives within driving distance from my home.
    The other place I dive is Indonesia. My wife is Indonesian and we usually visit my in-laws once a year or so. Needless to say I try to spend as much time as possible underwater there, but solo in Indo is no go for me - except maybe in familiar house reefs.

    Of course in the future, if/when I want to expand solo to new places, I will have to get the cert.
    Thanks for bringing this aspect up anyway.
  2. MichaelMc

    MichaelMc Divemaster Candidate

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Berkeley, CA

    - If you were interested in solo and "don't see any reason going [100'] or any further at least for now" and your instructor sold you the extended range class, it seems like they mis-sold you, not over-sold you.
    - How many were in your extended range class?
    - Glad you learned stuff. Sorry if it wasn't the stuff you meant to learn.

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