Recreational Diving Courses
What is the recreational diving?
For millions of people worldwide recreational diving opens up access to the seas, rivers, lakes and flooded quarries. With the invention of breathing apparatus (scuba regulator) by Jacques Cousteau and Emile Gagnan in the 40s the twentieth century recreational diving was born and transformed from a sport reserved for the bold, robust young men in the sport enjoys both sexes from the age of eight upwards. With ongoing for years equipment improvement, training and the base of the auxiliary today we have many adventurous people are a pleasure diving. (Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving)
Recreational Diving comes down to being under water using the air equipment.
It's a dive to a depth not exceeding 40 m (130 feet) without decompression stops. In a closed environment (ang. overhead environment), the total horizontal and vertical distance to the surface can not exceed 40 m and the diver must always see the light from the surface.
To take part in recreational diving you must have at least the basic dive certification, for example Open Water Diver course.