In order to keep yourself safe whilst diving, and to make sure that others remain safe whilst engaged in diving operations and activities.
All dive boats must display a dive flag (international code Flag A).
The flag must be 600mm x 600mm in dimension, and preferably of rigid construction so as to be visible above the water.
Other vessels must maintain at least 200 metres distance from the flag or keep their speed down to under 5 knots.
A diver’s head is hard to see in the water or they may be just below the surface.
Remember to Dive Safe:
- always dive with a buddy;
- get professional instruction;
- maintain your equipment;
- take a refresher course.