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Just because it's akward to walk with fins on your feet walking normally, so Scuba divers walk sideways or backwards because it's easier.

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Why scuba divers fall backwards out of boat?

Scuba divers fall backwards out of a boat because the tank breaks the water so they don't get hurt.

Where are most scuba divers located?

In the Water....

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What kind of camera do scuba divers use?

water proof ones

Why do deep-sea divers require greater protection than scuba divers?

Because of very high water pressure.

Why do scuba divers not get crushed by the weight of water when they are diving?

They do not dive deep enough.

Why do divers fall backwards from a boat?

Divers fall backwards from a boat because it is often the easiest way to make a deep water entry from a small boat or rib.

Are scuba divers fat?

Generally no. They need to be quite fit to be able to swim in the water :)

What is the Movie about 2 scuba divers lost at sea on barrier reef?

Open Water

Why don't scuba divers dive in the water?

I'm pretty sure that is the only place they can dive.

How heavy is scuba diving equipment?

While scuba equipment is very heavy on dry land, when underwater, the weight of the equipment is alleviated on the divers due to the water buoyancy. Even weak divers have little trouble with managing the equipment.

Why cant scuba divers go 300 feet under the water?

They can. It just requires special training.

Why cant scuba divers fart under water?

I would call it the Great White Pucker Factor.

What is the qualification for scuba diver?

Most scuba divers just obtain open water certifications from recreational diver training agencies, such as PADI, NAUI, BSAC or SDI.Only military or commercial divers undertake vocational diving qualifications.

How does air pressure affect scuba diving?

Air pressure creates a 'base amount' of pressure to the scuba divers. There is the effect that it adds on a small amount of pressure as well as the water pressure.

Why do olympic divers enter a second pool of water after they dive?

to col off

Why do scuba divers need to bring oxygen tanks while fishes do not?

Because fish have gills and can breathe under water and humans do not

Why don't sky divers look for the loch ness monsters?

Sky divers use parachutes to jump from planes. SCUBA divers have difficulty searching Loch Ness because there are many inlets and lagoons, and many have so much sediment that the water is very cloudy.

How does PADI certify divers?

PADI certify its divers by having them to attend school. They have to go through a training course by being a open water diver. The National Academy of Scuba educators is a good school to go to.

How deep can a human dive under water?

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PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) is the largest organization who provides certifications and training for scuba divers. Levels of certifications include; open water, advanced, adventure, rescue, and master diver.

What is the name of building under water explored by divers?

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they need protection in water from dangerous animals also there is a problem in breathing so they carry gas cylinder.

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