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What are the requirements for learning to scuba dive?

You need to have a passion for excitement and adventure, be older than the minimum age of10 years old and medically fit for diving. You will complete a brief scuba medical questionnaire before your first immersion.

Is scuba diving safe for beginners?

Yes, scuba diving is generally safe with proper training in a reliable diving shop, good quality equipment with adequate maintenance, and the precautions followed. Beginner divers receive thorough instruction to ensure their safety underwater. Plus you will always be accompanied by well-trained PADI professional. Nevertheless, if you keep in mind the basic safety rules, scuba diving is extremely safe and fun.

What are the risks associated with scuba diving?

Sunburn, seasickness and dehydration, all of which are preventable, are the most common problems divers face. Injuries caused by marine life, such as scrapes and stings, do occur, but these can be avoided by wearing a wetsuit, staying off the bottom and watching what you touch. Risks associated with scuba diving include decompression sickness, barotrauma, nitrogen narcosis, equipment malfunctions, and underwater hazards. However, these risks are minimized through proper training and adherence to safety protocols.

Do I need to be a strong swimmer to scuba dive?

While being a strong swimmer is beneficial, it’s not always necessary. Basic swimming skills and comfort in the water are more important, as you’ll learn specific scuba diving techniques during training.

What should I bring with me for a dive?

You will need your swimsuit and a sun protection like a reef-safe sunscreen, a hat or a rush guard – a long sleeved shirt. Being well rested is recommended

What can I eat before scuba diving?

It is recommended to eat something light and easily digestible before immersion. Don’t eat oily and spicy foods or drink alcohol before diving to prevent sickness. Ideally something that includes sources of complex carbohydrates and fat, fruits or vegetables, and water. Dark chocolate, nuts, bananas, eggs and spinach beforehand provide extra energy while diving and the potasio also protects your muscles from cramps.

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