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Advice for good times in the sea...

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If you are diver...

  • Diving with air cylinders
  • Learn with a club.
  • Never dive alone.
  • Indicate your presence by floating a buoy on the surface.
  • Never overestimate your ability.
  • Respect the stages of decompression.
  • Protect the fauna and flora.

  • Snorkelling
  • Prepare yourself physically before the holidays.
  • Do not dive after exposure to the sun (risk of thermal shock).
  • Always dive with two or three people to keep an eye on each other. (risk of passing out).
  • Indicate your presence by floating a buoy on the surface
  • Never hyperventilate.
  • Do not wait until you need to take a breath to come to the surface.
  • Do not let your breath out underwater.
  • A good state of general health is important.
* The above safety advice is not exhaustive. For more information, do not hesitate to check it out with the experts.

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