compare to an African Safari, where a
tour guide company will provide you with the best and safest
If you are
lucky you may see lions, elephants, hippos, rhinoceros, etc, animals
considered dangerous, because the guides know were to find
diving industry is the same. We will take you on the best and
tours. Our tour guides, Dive masters and Instructors are
experts in their
respective zones and the practice
of safe diving always comes first.
one of the fastest growing industries that attracts millions of people
every year and
one of the reasons is the development of equipment and studies that
pass time one of the safest.
We have to
remember that scuba diving has inherent risks which we explained in
our Diving Risks
page and that is the reason why when you travel or
when you schedule dives at your local dive shop, you are ask to fill
out a liability release and a medical history form.
liability release is to inform you about those inherent risks and the
medical history form (PADI
examples) is to find out if your doctor should examine you
participating in recreational scuba diving. A positive response to a
does not necessarily disqualify you from diving. A positive response
there is a preexisting condition that may affect your safety while
you must seek the advice of your physician.
those questions can be helpful and more importantly if you are diving
on your vacations. Because only a doctor may clear you and allow you to
go diving if you are not sure about one of the questions.
that you would like to do some dives while on vacation, show the
questionnaire to your physician and if there are any yes answers but
that it will not affect your diving, ask your doctor for a note that
dive and bring it with you on your vacation.
Practice of Safe
practice of safe diving will make scuba diving the pass time of your
life. We will go trough some guidelines that you must have in present
before, during and after the dive.
Before The Dive
safe diving before the dive always check
before you dive.
importance of the dive briefing
- Check if your
- Check how much air you have
(approximately 3000 PSI or
more / 200
- Try and breathe from your regulator.
- Inspect your BCD.
- And something that every
forgets: BUDDY CHECK (check your buddy equipment or at least make sure
check his equipment in front of you).
participate in the dive
briefing, even if you already know the area.
During the briefing you will talk about the dive plan:
- Time and depth
of the dive.
- If safety stops are
- Hazards you may come
- Who will be your partner.
- What to do if you get lost or
separate from partner.
- What you will be
underwater (corals, fish, etc).
- Exchange of some diving signals.