Objective: Inspect your own and your buddy’s equipment to ensure that all components are operating properly.
Value: Completing a pre-dive check will familiarize the buddy team with how each other’s equipment works and how different equipment designs work.
How It’s Done: Use the following 5 guidelines to help you check your equipment:
- Gas on
- Regulators working and gas check
- Cylinder secure
- Buoyancy device and weights
- Final OK—gauges, fins, mask, lights, etc.