is a wonderful world beneath your ship. Actually, there have been fewer
people on the summit of Everest than in the space, but far less divers
on the deepest waters than both.
We still don´t know what´s on the
deepest bottom. Pictures taken shows luminous water creatures and
sonar’s has pick up some pretty terrifying shrieks and sounds. The muddy
ocean bottom has a life of it´s own, there are whole societies of
creatures that we have no idea about, there are seasons, storms, winds,
volcanoes and earthquakes to keep life from getting boring.
deepest ocean bottom is a pretty dark and hostile place to humans. This,
on the other hand, being the complete opposite to the not-so-deep waters
the coral reefs. The loveliest colors and species are within reach by
If you haven´t tried it yet you should. We have trained people normally
horrified of water to snorkel happily after just 10 minutes. Fear of
water usually means fear of dark, muddy waters where you can´t see the
bottom. Snorkeling in warm waters instead means floating on the surface
of perfectly clear waters, spotting the bottom comfortable and safe just
feet below, watching a firework of colors all around. It is capturing
and people usually spend hours exploring the waters upon their first
encounter with the sport.
deeper, you´ll need scuba gear. Deep diving means larger fish, sharks,
whales, and wrecks - a thrilling adventure of a different kind.
We have done scuba diving with PADI for 15 years and have found their
training excellent. You do need training; scuba can turn ugly very fast.
We dive on our own today from Santa Maria. Unfortunately, diving
operators, especially in the Caribbean are restricting such free diving.
You are required to dive with them and pay well for it too.
it is a large world and there are still vast parts that you can dive on
your own. Get your dive training, preferably at some nice place.
The PADI Open Water course takes around 3-4 days, Advanced Open water
After that you can add courses of your choice, up to the Master diver
level. The more you learn, the safer and more relaxed dives you´ll
We have 4 tanks, 2 sets of full gear and a small boat compressor (Airmax).
Filling the tanks takes around 30 minutes per tank, but is noisy and
your neighbors’ won´t like it. Choose a good time; around noon when the
boaters usually are busy is good.
is a lot to take into consideration when diving, the currents, the gear,
and the boat - be sure you know your stuff!