Frequently asked questions – FAQ

The most frequently asked questions. The same questions come up often, maybe you have the same? Take a look at the following questions and their answers but remember if you cannot find the answer you are looking for. Do not hesitate to contact us directly.

I already have a certification with another agency like CMAS, PADI, SDI, can I continue courses with you?

Yes, it is possible as most previous experience and certifications being recognized by our agency, SSI. As well as our courses, programs and certifications are recognized with the other agencies and there is an equivalence.

Do I need a medical certificate to dive?

No, if you satisfy the minimum norms and standards. However, if there is a know medical condition then it is very likely that diving will require a medical certificate issued by a physician.

I am wearing glasses, can I dive?

Yes, a possible option, in this case, is the use of disposable contact lenses. Thousands of people dive every day with contact lenses and this cause no problem. Mask with integrated lenses exists but because of its very personal nature, we do not provide any.

I have a handicap can I dive or learn to dive?

Yes, if you have a disability but that it is possible for you to do daily tasks alone then there is no reason you should not be able to take part in scuba diving activities.

I have a know medical condition can I still dive?

Yes if the condition is not incompatible with scuba diving. If a medical condition exists but poses no problem with diving, it is possible to dive after obtaining a clearance with a medical certificate issued by a physician.

Can passengers come along on the trips with the boat?

Yes, but extra charges will occur for every extra passenger. They will have access to all the same things as divers such as food and refreshments. They can also go snorkeling if they wish as gear can be provided to them.

I never dive before can I experience diving in the sea?

Yes, you can enroll in a SSI Try Scuba Diving program which will teach you the basics allowing you to go diving with a professional safely.