How deep can I dive with a PADI Open Water Certification?

What is the maximum depth you may dive to in Open Water as a certified Open Water 20 diver?

Once you are properly certified and are off on your own and planning dives, you can safely dive to depths of 100 feet. Generally, open water divers do not exceed 130 feet (40 meters) because past those depths requires special training and equipment to proceed safely.

How deep can you dive with Open Water SSI?

With the SSI Scuba Diver certification, you can dive up to 12 meters deep with an SSI Professional in open waters and will have completed almost half of the Open Water Diver training.

Is PADI Open Water worth it?

You’ll learn all about the gear you need, underwater hand signals, how to equalise your ears, as well as other techniques and skills you may need. … You can expect a PADI Open Water Diver certification to cost between $350-$500 depending on where you learn. But I promise, the cost is worth it.

What is the best depth for a safety stop?

In fact, the optimal method for reducing post-dive bubble production (and therefore reducing the risk of DCS) was the combination of 1) an ascent rate of 10 m per minute with a deep stop at about half the depth of the dive for 2.5 minutes and a stop at 5 m for three to five minutes.

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Can you dive with PADI on SSI?

A: Yes, you can cross between PADI and SSI as much as you like for the recreational dive levels. Their levels are quite similar and certification of another dive organization is totally accepted. As noted all standards are set forth by the RSTC (Recreational Scuba Training Council).