How long can scuba divers stay underwater?

How long can a diver stay underwater without a tank?

Usually free divers stay underwater for about 45 seconds. That allows them to explore about 30 feet underwater. Some freedivers can dive to over 100 metres (300 feet), and hold their breath for four minutes or longer.

How long can you safely scuba dive?

In Recreational diving, the maximum depth limit is 40 meters (130 feet). In technical diving, a dive deeper than 60 meters (200 feet) is described as a deep dive. However, as defined by most recreational diving agencies, a deep dive allows you to descend to 18 meters and beyond.

What’s the longest someone has been in water?

Jessica Fain and Bruce Cantrell slowly emerged from the cool water on Monday. They had just spent a record-breaking 73 days living in an underwater habitat; the early afternoon sun that greeted them in Florida was a revelation.

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