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Presentation on Scuba Diving

May 30, 2014

Contents
Why Scuba Dive
Dive Spots in the Philippines
Cost of Diving
Equipment
Diving Hand Signals
Essential Diving Skills

Why Scuba Dive?


Youll meet creatures youve never dreamed of
Therapeutic: incredibly peaceful down there
Exercise: 500-900 calories burned per hour
Convenience: Its already in our backyard!

A Sampling of Dive Spots in the Philippines


Sabang Bay, Puerto Galera
Taiei Maru Wreck, Coron
Yapak 2, Boracay
Sombrero, Anilao
The Pier, Dumaguete
Canyons, Puerto Galera
Monad Shoal, Malapascua
Coconut, Apo Island
Divers Heaven, Balicasag
Apo Reef
Crocodile Island, Boracay
Source:
http://www.scubadivephilippines.com/SCU
BAtopdivesites.shtml

Anilao Batangas
Can be a day trip
2-3 hour drive south

Cost of Diving

Nondivers
Day trip 600 entrance
with lunch
Dive: 2,750

Diver
Day trip 600 entrance
with lunch
Min of 4 certified divers:
2,000 per head

Discover scuba diving


lesson (with dive pro)

Includes 2 dives

Inclusive of equipment

Dive pro

1 regular dive, swim


from the shore

Doat
Dive pass

Boat: 2,500 split among


divers
200 dive pass per head
(environmental fee)

Tanks
Equipment Rental:
350 BCD
350 regulator

Equipment

Mask - Device
covering eyes
and nose,
allowing you
to see
underwater

Fins Device
put on the
feet to extend
the kicking
motion
underwater.

BCD or BC
(Buoyancy
compensator
device)
Device/jacket
that controls
buoyancy up
or down
Copied from: Presentation by Shaun Sykes
(www.greenshaun.com)

Regulator
Device that
delivers air to
you on
demand at
reduced
pressure

Equipment

Snorkel
Device used
to breath air
close to or on
the surface of
the water

Copied from: Presentation by Shaun Sykes


(www.greenshaun.com)

Wet suit
Insulated suit
used to keep
the body
temperature

Equipment

Gloves

Hood

Boots

Knife

Air cylinder or
tank

Light

Watch

Scooter

Copied from: Presentation by Shaun Sykes


(www.greenshaun.com)

Diving Hand Signals

Essential Diving Skills

Clearing water from dive mask


Clearing water from regulator / mouth
Inflating / deflating BCD
Checking tank air

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