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The first two steps in getting certified in scuba diving is to make sure that you are a reasonably proficient swimmer and you get medical clearance from your doctor to take up the sport. As for the swimming, you don't have to master every type of stroke. Scuba certification only requires that you are able to swim about 200 yards using any stroke you want and to be able to float or tread on water for about 10 minutes. Taster dives Malta If you are in good general health and are comfortable in the water, then you should be able to scuba dive without any problems.
Make sure that the scuba diving course you are interested in taking in Malta as well as its instructor are certified with one of the major scuba diving training agencies. This will ensure that you get proper, safe training for both the technical background knowledge and practical skills required for certification as a scuba diver. You also want to end up with an internationally recognized certification card if you want to go scuba diving at various locations around the world.
Scuba Diving vacations in Malta
From May - October the water temperature around Malta and Gozo is around 20 C and a 5mm wetsuit (with gloves and boots) is recommended. Taster dives Malta - Water temperatures are dropping down to 15 C from November - April and a 7mm semi-dry suit with long johns and jacket (giving 14mm on the core body) is recommended (don't forget hood, boots and gloves). If you are more comfortable in a drysuit, this is an excellent option.
Taster dives Malta. Some vacation resorts offer resort diving courses lasting a day or two which offer beginners some very basic training in order to try out scuba diving. These are not certification programs. Full dive certification programs involve classroom work, exams, practical skills sessions at a pool and usually about four open water dives. The duration of the classroom work and pool sessions vary from a very intensive weekend (with advance reading) to once a week over several weeks. The open water dives will usually take two more days. Taster dives Malta, Wreck diving in Malta, Dive the Wreck of the HMS Maori we can help with advice, and the necessary equipment and service to make sure your Malta diving holiday will be a great experience!
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