what is snorkeling?
swimming with a pair of flippers, goggles and a snorkel while looking underneath the surface of the water.
the required first aid needed is to know how to do cpr correctly and know how to treat a patient that is going through shock. how to stay afloat for a long period of time without the aid of floating devices.
equipment and how to look after it
goggles: the part of rubber that tightens up to keep the goggles on your face can break very easy if it is left out in the sun or if its not rinse so after exiting the water rinse the goggles with fresh water.
flippers: always keep in a dry cool place to prevent cracks.
jump in and out of water
how to clear water out of mask
how to equalise
how to swim properly to save energy
surface diving techniques
always stay with a partner
stay close to shore
be aware of your surroundings
how to retain your energy
dont touch marine life without the ok
beware of seabed
dangers on snorkelling
The researchers identified 140 deaths associated with snorkelling between 1994 and 2006.
dont touch wildlife
equalising is a technique used to releave pressure in your temple area so you can have an a lot more better diving experience.