New Rules for Diving in the Red Sea

Date: 1/2/2005

In order to dive the Red Sea, live-aboard divers will now be required to:

* Show evidence of at least 50 logged dives;

* Possess one surface marker buoy per diver and, within buddy pairs, possess at least one dive light, no matter what time of day the dive occurs;

* Possess medical certification of fitness to dive, issued less than one year before the start of the trip;

* Possess diving accident insurance.

Red Sea day boat divers will now be required to:

* Present diving logbook and agency certification;

* Possess medical certification and accident insurance.

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