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Scuba Diving

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Scuba Diving

  1. 1. Scuba Diving By: Kristy Vigilante
  2. 2. What is Scuba Diving? <ul><li>Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus </li></ul><ul><li>Underwater diving in which a diver uses a scuba set to breathe underwater. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Scuba Equipment 2001 = $2,600 (not including tank)
  4. 4. Dive Signals <ul><li>Hand signals </li></ul><ul><li>Line signals (rope) </li></ul><ul><li>Light signals </li></ul><ul><li>Tap codes </li></ul><ul><li>Diver down signals </li></ul>
  5. 5. Types of Diving <ul><li>Recreational Diving </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Diving </li></ul><ul><li>cave diving </li></ul><ul><li>wreck diving </li></ul><ul><li>deep diving </li></ul><ul><li>ice diving </li></ul><ul><li>dive masters/instructors </li></ul><ul><li>oil exploration </li></ul><ul><li>offshore construction </li></ul><ul><li>naval diving </li></ul><ul><li>spear fishing </li></ul>
  6. 6. Interested in Scuba Diving? <ul><li>Professional Association of Diving Instructors </li></ul><ul><li>World's largest recreational diving membership & diver training organization </li></ul><ul><li>Founded 1966 by John Cronin & Ralph Erickson </li></ul><ul><li>Take a scuba diving course at a local PADI dive shop </li></ul><ul><li>Confined water dives - Scuba skills training </li></ul><ul><li>Open water dives - Locally or on vacation </li></ul>
  7. 7. “ Scuba diving is sensual. To breathe underwater is one of the most fascinating and peculiar sensations imaginable. Breathing becomes a rhythmic melody of inhalations and exhalations. The cracks and pops of fish and crustaceans harmonize with the rhythmic chiming of the bubbles as you exhale. Soon, lungs act as bellows, controlling your buoyancy as you achieve weightlessness. And, as in your dreams, you are flying. Combine these otherworldly stimuli and you surrender completely to the sanctuary of the underwater world.” - Tec Clark

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