Scuba diving is a passion for many people. The abysses of the sea offer an enchanting odyssey of discovery. The underwater marine life is another world in itself. In these depths of deep blue scuba divers silently witness the vivid colors of creation.
Many tourist spots across the world offer scuba diving sessions, equipment, and related infrastructure. These places are always teeming with deep-sea lovers.
Scuba diving comes with its dangers. Any tryst with the sea has to be meticulously planned. There are some safety tips that have to be taken cognizance of. The following are those.
– Try to avoid heavy food before getting into the waters. Also do not drink alcohol. Nobody would want to drown in alcohol and also in the sea at the same time!
– Do not dive alone. Always dive in a group or with a companion. It is not advisable to do scuba diving on a solo basis unless one is an expert with substantial years of experience in deep-sea diving.
– Carry flashlight devices for underwater navigation. The other safety equipment includes signaling devices for alerting companions during times of distress.
-Your diving gear should be waterproof and watertight. The mask is very important, as it should fit perfectly and allow no opportunity for any mishap. Fin flaps should also be comfortable to use. Take the guidance of experts to assist you to put on your dive gear.
– Do not user any over-length straps, pipes or hoses. It might entangle you when you make sudden deviations underwater.
– You will be equipped with gauges to control your buoyancy and pressure while in the water. These gauges assist you in having control over the p.s.i (pressure per square inch).
Have a thorough knowledge session on these aspects before venturing into the sea. When in water always monitor your air supply. It is recommended that you come with weeks of deep breathing exercises to maximize oxygen consumption and minimize wastage.