Freediving in Curaçao
Have you ever considered diving into deep waters of Curaçao on one breath and without scuba diving gear? Well this type of diving is referred to as ‘freediving’ and there is some amazing opportunities in Curacao!
Freedivers use inward control, discipline and power to descend into the ocean while holding their breath until they resurface. This type of diving is both a recreational and a competitive sport, with many competitions being held regularly around the world.
Freedive Courses in Curaçao
If you think freediving is just like snorkeling (but going really deep) – think again. It is an entirely different way to experience the underwater world. You’ll dive deeper, stay down longer, and feel part of the ocean itself.
Freediving can also be a competitive sport. Divers around the world train for years to set world records in static apnea, dynamic apnea, free immersion and constant weight.
Are you ready to dive in? Then contact the Freedive Center Curaçao, located at B Diving and Watersports, to start discovering more about this beautiful form of diving.
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‘What is Freediving?’ and Other Frequently Asked Questions – CLICK HERE!
Freedive with Carlos Coste in Bonaire or Curaçao
The big stars of the freediving world lives and works on Bonaire: the Venezuelan Carlos Coste. Coste has broken numerous world records in his career as a professional freediver. Today, because of his established network of freedive centers on Curaçao or Bonaire, anyone can follow courses and workshops with him and thus become acquainted with this very spectacular sport in a responsible way.
Freediving in Bonaire
Within the Caribbean archipelago, Bonaire is known as an absolute top destination to freedive! Freediving to the famous ‘Hilma Hooker’ wreck is one of the favorite freedive locations on the Caribbean island.
Global top freedivers regularly come to Bonaire to set freediving records. For example, on June 9, 2016, the Dutch freediver Jeanine Grasmeijer set a new world record for the ‘free immersion apnea’ component. She swam to a depth of no less than 92 meters.
Freedive Courses in Bonaire
Freedive courses are regularly given on Bonaire by famous freedivers such as the aforementioned Carlos Coste and the Brazilian world champion Karol Meyer (Karol Fish). Karol Meyer set a new world record on Bonaire in 2012. when she dived to a depth of 68.9 meters.
Freediving photo’s courtesy of Turtle and Ray Productions HD.