Quote Originally Posted by Wibs View Post
TBH it's the responsibility of the skipper to count them all out and count them all back (even if his name isn't Brian Hanrahan). It's also the responsibility of ALL people on the boat to notify the skipper if they think something's not right, such as there's fewer divers on the way back.

The only way to leave someone down there is either leaving a lifeboat searching for them AND they've released you from the scene, or the dive boat is sinking. You can't leave divers unattended under any circumstances -- that would be criminal negligence at the very least.
Spot on Wibs - this is what was meant by circumstances and safety of others ... I spoke with the poster to confirm!

When I first read it I was about to ban her from ever using my boat!