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Recreational vs. Cave Diving
Equipment: What is the Difference?

CAI Presentation

Cave diving equipment represents more than just what properly trained divers use to explore underwater caves. It has become the basic configuration for all technical diving, and many of its features have found their way into the design of recreational gear as well. This sample teaching presentation explains the differences between cave and recreational diving equipment — and provides a good introduction to many other aspects of technical diving as well. Open the presentation now (opens in a new window).

The Buoyancy Control Pyramid


You can’t build a solid structure without a strong foundation. And while BC use is an important skill, it is not the most critical factor in buoyancy control. Learn what is…

No Danglies!

"If it Dangles, it May Tangle…"

Dangling consoles and alternate second stages pose a danger to you, other divers and the environment. Find out why, and what you can do to avoid this peril.