How far down is it safe to scuba dive?
As a basic open water SCUBA diver, the limit for how deep can you dive is 60 feet. If you wish to dive a little deeper, advanced open water certification will teach you more about diving beyond 60 feet.
How deep can you dive without decompression?
There’s a bit of physics and physiology involved in a full explanation, but the short answer is: 40 metres/130 feet is the deepest you can dive without having to perform decompression stops on your way back to the surface.
How deep in the ocean can we go?
The deepest point ever reached by man is 35,858 feet below the surface of the ocean, which happens to be as deep as water gets on earth. To go deeper, you’ll have to travel to the bottom of the Challenger Deep, a section of the Mariana Trench under the Pacific Ocean 200 miles southwest of Guam.
How long did the deepest scuba dive take?
A Turkish diver named Cem Karabay broke his own record for the longest open saltwater scuba dive after spending nearly a week underwater at a beach on the island of Cyprus in July of 2016. Karabay was submerged, using open-circuit scuba gear, for 142 hours, 42 minutes, 42 seconds—equivalent to just under six full days.