Live aboard diving can be considered as living in a moving house. Many adventurous people around the world visit several places for living aboard and carry out activities like scuba diving. Scuba diving is like sailing underwater in order to explore marine life or for adventure purposes. It is an activity carried out by people, in which they swim underwater using SCUBA i.e. Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus. This apparatus help them to survive under water for many days.
These activities are carried out by people at various sites among them the most popular one is Whitsundays. Whitsunday Islands is the group of 74 islands located in the heart of Great Barrier Reef on the tropical coast of Queensland, Australia. These sites are blessed with adorable beauty consisting of island, reefs, rain force and sandy coastlines and considered as one of the amazing places to visit during holidays which act as rejuvenating spots. Sailing in Whitsunday will not only offer adventure but along with it, it also provides a means to live a life of luxury accompanied by gently sloping waves and deep blue sea beneath.
Whitehaven beech is one of the consistently rated beaches considered as the jewel of Whitsunday. It is also designated as “world’s top eco friendly beech, 2010”. They stretch over 7 kilometers along with Whitsunday islands, consisting of crystal clear water and spotless silica sand, creating amazing patters which are different and attention seeking every time. At the northern end of White Heaven Beach is Hill inlet a dazzling bay where the tide shifts the sand and water creating different and amazing patters attracting tourist all over the world.
All around world there are many traveling agencies like Spring Cove Manor which are offering sailing and diving packages to people, in order to give reality to their dreams. These agencies offer different packages which vary according to the staying time. These packages consist of all the expenses, including the facilities given for diving, meals served etc. One of the agencies growing at very faster rate in international market is Sailing Whitsundays who have restricted their sailing to the Whitsundays islands, White Heaven Beach etc.
These agencies though give wings to the dreams of people, yet the task of diving is not an easy one and requires skills and training, for this purpose Padi is formed. PADI, the Professional Association of Diving Instructor is the world’s largest diving trainer organization which was founded in 1966 by John Cronin and Ralph Erickson. This organization provides people training and various courses to trainees in the field of sailing and diving in order to excel in these fields. These courses range from entry level to the Master scuba driver. However, at the initial level these courses emphasize on practical knowledge safety and monitoring skills. Thus, a person for living aboard first need to decide the place where he will visit, the travelling agency, the activities which he will carry out their and is required to obtain the necessary or training for it.