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

The thing that immediately distinguishes recreational divers from cave divers is their equipment. Bear in mind, it takes a lot more than just highly specialized equipment to be a cave diver. Nevertheless, equipment is a significant part of what we do.

Equipment Comparison

This illustration compares the typical recreational diver’s equipment to that of the typical cave diver. The numbers refer to nine separate areas of comparison. The links below will guide you to nine different pages, each of which explains an area of comparison in detail.


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