Learn to Scuba Dive

What Happens If You Run Out Of Air While Scuba Diving?

If you run out of air while scuba diving, you should turn to your dive buddy and use their alternate air source (or octopus air supply), buddy breath and ascend. If your buddy isn’t close enough for buddy breathing, your alternative is an emergency ascent, unless you have a redundant air source.

How Deep Can Scuba Divers Dive: Diver Depth Limits

For the majority of recreational scuba divers the maximum depth you can dive is 40 metres (130 feet), with the exception of BSAC divers who can dive to 50 metres (164 feet). But how deep you can dive depends on which scuba diving organisation you train with and the level of certification you reach.

Is Scuba Diving in Freshwater Different from Saltwater

Freshwater diving vs saltwater diving are different by increased buoyancy in saltwater, colder temperatures in freshwater, tides and currents in seas vs little to none in lakes, and generally better visibility in saltwater. Aquatic life and wreck diving are also more exciting in the sea vs lakes.

What Are The Similarities Between Snorkelling And Scuba Diving?

The similarities between snorkeling and scuba diving are they both require a mask, snorkel and fins, together with an exposure suit to match the water temperature. Both allow you to enjoy the underwater world and are taught by all major diving organisations.

Can Non Swimmers Do Scuba Diving In Maldives: Safe Sub Aqua

Non-swimmers cannot scuba dive in The Maldives, as it is a requirement to swim 200 metres (656 feet) to get certified as a scuba diver. You will probably be able to do a try dive in a swimming pool at your resort on “Discover Scuba”, but this will not allow you to dive on the reefs of The Maldives.

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