Being underwater is kind of like discovering a world that is not yours with all its beauty. It is an indescribable pleasure just like to be in a gravity-free environment.
If you do not have any health problems, you can start to scuba dive anytime. The first step is to take our PADI or CMAS beginner dive training.
Diving is an easy, pleasant safe sport as long as it is done correctly. The beginner diving trainings has 3 parts; Theoretical training, pool trainings and practical marine training.
Every Monday we undertake our beginner dive training. At the end of the week, after 4-day Theoretical training, you can complete your marine training and qualify for a certificate (ID) in only one week.
You must be at least 14 years old to be able to start to scuba dive, and there is no upper age limit as long as the health conditions allows you.
If you don’t have any health problems and you are at least 14 years old.
It's enough to feel good to start diving but if you want to do a safer start, you can go through İstanbul Üniversitesi Çapa Tıp Fakültesi scuba diving medical control.
Our classes are maximum of 8 people.
We are giving our trainings in our office in 1. Levent-İstanbul
As with all hobbies and sports, spending can be more or less according to your own taste. You can limit this to your own preferences.
You just need to bring your swimsuit, your slippers and your towel with you to start diving. All necessary diving equipment will be provided by Deepist during the first dive. Then, as you gain experience, you can get your own equipment that suit your needs from Deepist. Deepist sells best diving equipment such as Scubopro and Poseidon.
All of the diving equipment are manufactured to provide the most comfortable diving. You will not feel the weight during diving underwater.
The sportive scuba diving limit is max 30 meters. A diver who finished the beginning diving training (PADI or CMAS) can go up to max 18 meters.
There is not only oxygen in the diving tube. The air in the tube is the same with the air we are breathing on air. The air in the tub contains 21% oxygen and 79% nitrogen, such as the air we breathe outside.
The durability time of the dive tubes varies from diver to diver. In addition, the deeper dive you make, the more air you spend. Also the experience of the diver and the diving conditions affects the diving tube time.
Your ears hurts because of the water pressure on your eardrums. In diving training you will learn how to equalize your ears against pressure with a very simple technique.
Statistics show that scuba diving is safer than swimming. Diving is extremely safe as long as you follow the rules and know your limits.
Underwater animals will not hurt you unless you disturb them.
You can use your soft lenses under water in your mask. You can also make your mask glass you’re your numbered eye-glasses. You can ask our diving center about this subject.
With a program called Discover Scuba you can dive into a shallow water with an individual dive instructor. Before this dive you will be given a brief information that will introduce you to the equipment and some basic techniques of scuba diving.
Catching this sickness is not a common occurrence. As long as you follow the rules and know your limits, the risk of decompression sickness is very low.
After completing your first training, you can continue with your advanced training. After your first diving trainings you can come to different diving tours to explore the beauties of the diving world. In this regard, our dive center trainers will guide you.
By fishing laws spear gun is forbidden during scuba diving. It is also not ethically correct.
You can try by participating in discovery dive that you will feel comfortable. As it thoughts, underwater is not a claustrophobic environment and it is an extremely pleasant environment.
You do not have to be a good swimmer or athlete to dive. Anyone without a health problem can dive.
As human beings we live on land. It is natural for us to develop sensitivity for underwater which is an environment that we do not belong to. When you spend more time in underwater your anxiety will be less, you will start enjoying water and you will have beautiful memories. As long as you meet the diving rules in the water, your drowning risk is the same with swimming.
Scuba is the opening of "Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus" in English. Scuba is system that created for to spend more time underwater since the ancient times.
No, your first training is conducted in the swimming pool that provides open-sea conditions. Your sea training, which starts with a few meters, gradually takes place when you are accustomed and fulfill the requirements of your first training. The beginning trainee level is max 18 meters.
Sportive diving is under The Turkish Underwater Sports Federation (TSSF).
Sportive diving training is basically given by the same but with different educational systems. The three most popular systems are PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors), CMAS (Confederation Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques) and SSI (Scuba Schools International). All of these systems have different training methods and certification stages. To dive in Turkey you should have a Turkish Underwater Sports Federation (TSSF) CMAS certification or if you have other certificates beside CMAS, it is necessary to obtain a permit ID from the federation.
The CMAS system continues as 1 Star Diver, 2 Star Diver and 3 Star Diver. The PADI system is certified as Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver, Rescue Diver and Divemaster. And the certification of the SSI system is almost identical to the PADI system.
According to the educational system you pick, the procedures are different. But you can basically participate more than one advanced trainings in the same season.
It is the notebook that where all of your dive records goes. This logbook includes your diving logbook trainings, can be filled with information about depth, time, water temperature and what you see on the dive, as well as your diving experience.
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