Diving as a recreational activity can take us to unimagined worlds. The sea at Rosarito has many mysteries and can give us one of the most memorable experiences of our lives. But before we dive into the fun, we must remember to keep a record of the times we have dived and where. Up next, we will tell you how to better your diving experience using the dive logbook — a document that, in certain countries, is an essential requirement to have an underwater experience.
Most of the diving agencies in Mexico will ask you for a guarantee or register when we go into the sea. The dive logbook helps you keep a record of the immersions, the place where you are diving, as well as technical information that will help you plan your future immersions.
The dive logbook has now become a fundamental tool for every team of divers. There are now books, special formats, and even software and Internet sites that will give you a base for it.
What should the logbook include?
Nowadays, dive logbooks have become highly personalized. Through the logbook we can have a broader vision of the places we visit and we know that it helps us keep a record but, what should the logbook contain? Well, the information is divided in eight aspects:
- General information: Here we add our personal information such as full name, date and time of the diving, and the diving agency you are with.
- Basic information: This part is for the revision of the equipment. You write down information like the type of tanks, the air flow, the time you enter the water, the type of water, and so on.
- Diving profile: Here we must add information such as the maximum depth, as well as details that the diving operators will indicate us.
- Weather conditions and environment: We will write down the weather conditions such as temperature of the water, type of water, visibility, type of current, and more.
- Equipment: Here we will do a checklist of the equipment so we are not missing anything such as gloves, compass, camera, knife…
- Type of diving: We will indicate if we are doing nocturnal diving, deep diving, diving in a natural well or a cavern, the type of navigation, and so on.
- Validation: Here we will write down the general information of our guide or instructor, and of the agency, as well as their certification numbers and signatures.
- Comments: This last aspect is used to write down any comment regarding our diving experience.
Come to Parque Submarino Rosarito and enjoy an unforgettable experience, and memorable vacations you can tell your grandchildren about. Just remember to take your dive logbook with you. Enjoy the most amazing diving destinations in the Pacific at Rosarito.