Most of us find water sports interesting and exciting to do. But are we aware of the facts that we should know before going out to sea? A painful and horrible incident of losing a beloved to the sea monsters has motivated me to write this article. Let us be educated of the dos and don’ts of going to sea. Rather than trying to escape an impossible situation. Prevention is always better than cure! So here are some things you ought to know:

Is it a safe location?
Before, getting into the waters do some research. Learn about the area by talking to the people who are living around. They may not be experts but since they are living around the area they will know whether sea is exceptionally rough or good to go. You can also look for sign boards or flags around. If you see a red flag around you should know that it indicates a not to bathe in area. Also there may be sign boards with either warnings or places of where you can swim. So make sure the spot you have chosen is good to go.

Diving
Diving and scuba diving has become more prominent sports activities that are being pursued by many. Even as early as the times of the famous Alexandra Graham Bell people were fascinated by the idea of prolonging the time spent deep in the ocean waters. Diving professionals now use saturation diving system for prolonged diving and limit any issue linked to diving. Improper diving practices has led to many people experiencing strokes and heart attacks.

Swimming
As with the invention of a diving bell to extend the diving period in the ancient times, there are many swimming techniques and skills that one requires to be expert in before going out to the sea for a dip. Do not go to the sea for a swim if you are not learned in it, especially if there is no lifeguard in the vicinity. Make sure you are properly coached on the techniques in swimming in the open sea. Since the pool and the sea are two very distinct entities.

Jet Skiing
Jet skiing is a very exciting sport loved by many. Some feel intimidated by it. But it is literally like riding a wobbly bike through a motorway over water. Having good riding skills is not sufficient though. Make sure that the jet skiing rental gives you fully functional life jackets in case of a mishap. And also only go in to the deeper areas if you are a really good swimmer. Always make sure there is a life guard in the vicinity when undertaking any water sport. Jet skiing can be great fun, but make sure adhere to the safety rules and regulations at all times!