Just about anyone can become a diver, taking an internationally recognised Malta diving course. Boat Diving - Scuba diving is open to men, women and children with few limitations on age and health for safety purposes. Anyone 15 years old or older can become an Open Water Diver. Children between the ages of 10 and 15 can receive a Junior Open Water Diver certification. At the age of 15 they can upgrade to a regular Open Water Diver certification. In general, anyone in good average health who meets the age requirement can participate. As a safety measure, a routine medical questionnaire must be completed prior to diving. If anything on the questionnaire indicates a risky condition, you should get a medical checkup to make sure it's acceptable to dive. You will then be free to discover all about Hire of scuba gear in Malta and Gozo during your holiday!
Driven by curiosity and the need for food, "divers" have ventured beneath the surface of seas for thousands of years. Over the past years diving in Malta has become a very popular sport; many people are now trying diving for the first time. Looking for info about Boat Diving, or Scuba Diving equipment rental in Malta? Our introductory dives are the first step for beginners. You can now enjoy with a qualified diving instructor, the underwater diving experience that you could only have watched on television before.
Scuba divers do more than check out the fish. Depending on your interests, you can specialize in a skill for your own pleasure or make diving a career option. Boat Diving Recreational diving is the main interest for the largest group of divers - those who dive for the fun of it. Once you get your diving certification, you can further your diving education by specializing in a skill. Some specializations include altitude diving, night diving, fish identification, search and recovery, underwater photography or videography, equipment specialist, cavern diving, wreck diving, ice diving, and technical diving specialties. Boat Diving. Careers include divemasters and instructors; instructor trainers and examiners; resort, dive center and live-aboard personnel; journalists, photographers and cinematographers; leaders of scuba training and certification agencies; sales and marketing professionals.
Scuba Diving equipment hire in Malta and Gozo
Scuba divers dive wherever there is water: oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, quarries, waterways, canals, mines, springs, abandoned oilrigs, and old missile silos. Any time of year is a good time to dive. Just because it is fall or winter, it doesn't mean you can't dive. There are many cold water and ice divers out there. You can take specialty courses to prepare you for cold water diving. If you are a warm water fan, try a vacation to the Mediterranean and enjoy. We naturally suggest Malta!
The Open Water Class - the first step and first contact of most people to SCUBA diving. Usually after a few class sessions and a few pool sessions, you are ready for your open water skill test with your instructors from Aquatica Dives. In the Open Water Class, you will learn the basics of SCUBA diving from setting up your dive equipment to how to react and solve basic emergencies under water. You will also learn basic SCUBA diving terms such as decompression, narc and safety stop. At the end of the class, you will be rewarded and certified to dive in open water up to 60ft.
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