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White Star Quarry
Anonymous - 7/08/2018 6:24 PM
Category: Anonymous
Replies: 7

Has any one heard that a professional Diver (Instructor, Dive Master, Dive Control Specialist) can Solo Dive at the quarry even if they don’t have a Solo Card?
Anonymous - 7/26/2018 6:36 AM
When you think about it, just about any dive an instructor does with students is a solo dive.

So you are an instructor and let’s say you have 6 students on OW dive 1. Perfectly fine, right?
Which one of those 6 students will be able to assist that instructor in any way if there is a problem.

It’s a solo dive.

As for the quarry: they appear risk averse so i’m sure you will never get them to admit to this policy. Sometimes a good way to reduce liability is not monitor what people do TOO closely when they hit the water.
Anonymous - 7/30/2018 6:36 AM
Nice way to put it. Thanks! Dive Safe, Dive Often.
Anonymous - 8/03/2018 8:01 PM
Does white star quarry check thurily if your solo diving ?
Anonymous - 8/09/2018 6:36 AM
If the officials see what they think a solo diver going in the water, they wait for that diver to get out, and nab them at that point. Almost a sting operation. Why not question the diver before they commit an error and have to pay a large fine?
Anonymous - 3/01/2020 9:27 PM
Do all of the dive sites in Ohio have fun police?

Nothing but complaints about Gilboa. I get grief about that place, all the way down in Tortola, Roatan, and Coz, every time someone sees my location on a waiver form.

Say it ain’t so.

If you need a buddy towards the end of summer or august, I should be game for either of those. Going to see if Deep Six can do my Advance OW at Gilboa about then.
Anonymous - 1/09/2021 1:40 PM
Going to my Advanced with Deep6 or Aquatic Adventures this summer if things get less crazy. Whatever one I pick, I’ll probably try the other for Fundies or something to get as much exposure as possible. My eventual goal is a solo cert. Not so sure about any tec stuff.

Hopefully they’ll include dives at Gilboa and Whitestar. I think Circleville even has freshwater jelly fish. Which would be cool to see.

Sucks about the fun police, but there’s some Dumbo divers out there. And when the city is hounding you because of how many people have died on your’re going to be a bit gruff with shoddy divers that can’t even concentrate long enough to fill out the waiver form.
Anonymous - 2/13/2021 8:17 AM
Checked White Stars rules. They allow solo diving if you have a solo card only.

-Tdi solo card

-redundant air. Doubles or stage bottle.
-put a flyer on your dashboard that lists your surface time, be out by that time
-tow a buoy. (which sucks, but really is no big deal)
-no solo rebreathers