curious about SSI dive credit

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curious about SSI dive credit

Post by JJHACK » Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:25 am

In my log book I have to fill out a nice reasonable level of dive detail. It's a great recap to provide future recollection of events. I like this a lot. However at the bottom of the page there is a place for the dive professional to sign off.

If I dive with a buddy there is no dive professional with us. Curious if that dive cannot be registered without a dive professional. Is that somehow an optional verification of some sort?

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Re: curious about SSI dive credit

Post by 60south » Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:19 am

IMO, it's totally optional and just for fun.

Your log book is (or should be) simply for your own enjoyment. Resorts or instructors may occasionally ask to see a copy -- although this seems kind of dopey because many of us use online or electronic log books, and log entries can be forged. It isn't a legal document.

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Re: curious about SSI dive credit

Post by Norris » Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:33 am

Some resorts also have fancy stamps for that area. Anyone can sign that part for you.
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Re: curious about SSI dive credit

Post by JJHACK » Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:17 pm

Okay, thanks for the feedback, I was curious about the official capacity of this.

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Re: curious about SSI dive credit

Post by johndo88 » Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:59 pm

As an instructor I sign peoples' log books when we finish a class. I don't know why; it's the certification card that counts. :)

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Re: curious about SSI dive credit

Post by Scubak » Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:25 pm

It's just a reminder who your buddy was...Dive Boats also have cool stamps or stickers for your log books...
Lots of fun creating memories...
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Re: curious about SSI dive credit

Post by johndo88 » Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:37 am

Scubak wrote:It's just a reminder who your buddy was...Dive Boats also have cool stamps or stickers for your log books...
Lots of fun creating memories...
Kirsten

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Re: curious about SSI dive credit

Post by Steiger » Mon May 08, 2017 10:30 pm

I store all my dives on Subsurface because I like looking at them on my phone when I'm not busy.

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Re: curious about SSI dive credit

Post by johndo88 » Wed May 10, 2017 12:14 pm

I look at Northwest Dive Club when I'm not busy. :)

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