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20 Feb 2009

Intro and Training Dives with Maui Scuba Mike

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Are you thinking about trying out SCUBA? Maui is a great place to Scuba Dive because of it’s great water temperatures and easy access to Scuba Diving sites (via Shoredives) with lots of sea life.

Introduction to Scuba

Scuba diving is swimming underwater while using self-contained breathing equipment. Scuba stands for “Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus.” A scuba is gear that permits you to execute a range of underwater adventures and activities. Scuba in addition refers to groups of people who engage in or are fans of scuba diving. If you plan to vacation in Maui, you should plan ahead for a scuba lesson as it is an exhilarating experience.Maui Dive Sites

If you have little or no scuba diving knowledge, the Introductory Dive or Discovery Dive courses can help you to obtain the experience you should have to take on scuba diving in Maui. Numerous travelers and scuba diving fans take a trip to Maui and other Hawaii dive destinations and scuba dive there so that they can develop experience and become ready to scuba dive in other more tricky scuba diving spots or locations.

Scuba diving allows you to discover much deeper underwater, rather than simply a few meters beneath the top. Scuba diving provides you the opportunity to come into much closer contact with the underwater environment. Although scuba diving equipment may be heavy, it does not appear so once you are undersea. While you scuba dive, you bring with you each and every one of the necessary scuba apparatus you need in order for you to breathe underwater. Once underwater, you can select to glide underwater by pushing yourself with fins and your personal force. Then again, you are able to use a little mechanical vehicle if you would rather move underwater faster called a DPV, check out our Scooter Dive section for more info.

While scuba diving is still evolving, it already has several universal classifications including recreational diving, technical diving, military diving and commercial diving. There are even more scuba diving categories, however these are the more common ones. Essentially, a scuba diving classification depends on the scuba diver and the gear utilized. Want to know more about scuba?

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One Response to Intro and Training Dives with Maui Scuba Mike
  1. Just had a scuba diving & snorkel experience in San Diego thought that others should experience as well. Believe me that was truly adventurous.

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