Scuba Diving: Safety Tips to Consider

Diving and life aboard cruises are particularly popular among divers who plan their vacations. They allow you to live in the sea and you can dedicate yourself all day to your favourite activity: pure relaxation and adventure. To avoid turning your dream vacation into a bad memory, we have compiled a series of tips and tricks, especially aimed at those who have never done a diving or life cruise on board.

Medical Considerations

As in any other type of vacation, diving is important to be in good health. Remember that there may not be any doctors on board, so first of all, it is better to avoid problems.

Make sure you have no dental problems and have administered all the required vaccinations; Keep personal medications on hand, and everything you need for dizziness, diarrhea, constipation, colds and ear problems. Also consider your specific limitations that may get worse once on board

It is always good to pass a medical review of fitness for diving and according to the specifications of diving organizations or respecting the requirements of diving and hyperbaric medical societies.

Dive Training & Experience

Completing your diving training is important, and having an extensive diving experience is also a great advantage. In most cases, training to start diving is not available on board. In addition, you can only dedicate yourself to the new specialties once the fundamental diving techniques have been mastered. This includes proper control of buoyancy, diving in currents, diving along vertical walls, as well as wreck diving and night diving.

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