You’ve got your diving certification, you’ve got your diving gear, and you can’t get enough of the desire to go diving in Barbados. Yes, the certification procedure covered all the basics, but there are still some facts that a knowledgeable diver should be aware of. This essay will focus on the measures taken by responsible divers worldwide.
So here are some points to consider-
- Despite the fun and excitement of diving, without proper training and awareness of the open sea, this sport can be dangerous. It’s crucial to remember that you must be fully certified and not dive without training before attempting to dive in the open sea in any way.
- Always dive with a companion; never dive alone.
- When diving, never hold your breath; instead, breathe normally to avoid hyperventilation or dizziness. Holding your breath while ascending can cause the lungs to expand excessively, resulting in severe injury or death.
- Some species, such as sea snakes, which have a lethal toxin, should be avoided regardless. Plants can also be dangerous because they can readily cut through the wetsuit material. Bleeding in the ocean can attract predators such as eels and other critters that dwell in plants and corals.
- If you receive a bleeding wound when diving in shark-infested seas, get out of the water as soon as possible, bandage the wound, and seek medical care depending on the severity of the wound.
- Never go near a pier or jetty in the water.
Conclusion We know Diving in Barbados is a lot of fun, but the first thing that should always come to mind that how to get ready for your first diving. Always gather information and take precautions if needed.
Written by DivingBarbados.com Staff!