At what age should you stop scuba diving?
There is no maximum age for scuba diving, but whether the person is physically able and confident to dive. This question would also apply to someone in their 20s! I personally work with a Dive Master who is in his mid-50s who works full-time, and I’ve had many Open Water diving students who were over 50 years of age.
What should you never do while scuba diving?
5 Stupid Things You Should Never Do While Scuba Diving
- Never dive without a plan. [rushkult_cards] …
- Never exceed your comfort level. If you are nervous that a dive is beyond your abilities and your dive buddy is saying “don’t worry I will take care of you” makes you feel better, cancel the dive. …
- Never Hold Your Breath.
When should I go to Vietnam?
In general, the best time to visit Vietnam is during December through February when temperatures are milder and rain is minimal. Vietnam’s long, narrow shape means that the three primary regions (north, central, and south) experience different types of seasons and weather events throughout the year.
How do you get to Nha Trang?
It is equally well-connected by road, railway and air. However, the best and easiest way to reach Nha Trang, especially for international tourists is by flying out to Cam Ranh Airport nearby. The next best option is to take the overnight train, available from any of the neighbouring cities.
What medical conditions can stop you from scuba diving?
Medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes and many cardiac conditions were long considered absolute contraindications to scuba diving.
Why you should not scuba dive?
Diving does entail some risk. Not to frighten you, but these risks include decompression sickness (DCS, the “bends”), arterial air embolism, and of course drowning. There are also effects of diving, such as nitrogen narcosis, that can contribute to the cause of these problems.
Can you go deaf from scuba diving?
Although extremely uncommon, dive-related permanent hearing loss resulting from ear barotrauma or inner-ear DCS is possible. If the injury causes permanent unilateral (one ear only) hearing loss or impairment, most physicians will advise against a return to diving.
Where is the best visibility?
Dive Destinations with the Best Visibility in the World
- Cayman Islands. Best Visibility in the Caribbean and Atlantic. …
- Florida Springs. Best Visibility in North America. …
- Hawaii. Best Visibility in the Pacific and Indian Oceans.
How much is a dry suit?
A dry suit will be one of your largest investments as diver. You can get into a decent entry level suit for around $1500 (USD). This may not cover the cost of an undergarment, so make sure to ask your sales person what accessories are included with the suit and which ones you will need to add to the overall cost.
What is good visibility for diving?
Some, as a rule of thumb, define the viz as the vertical visibility (the depth where you can no longer see the surface) minus 3 m / 10 ft. Probably a good guideline, but useless in most of the tropics, where the viz always exceeds the dive depth. Try to use anything you have to your advantage.