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User currently offline9V From China, joined Aug 2008, 0 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 2331 times:

Nemo 33 is a recreational diving center in Brussels, Belgium that is home to the world's deepest swimming pool.

http://www.anvari.org/cols/Deepest_Pool_in_the_World/

 Wow!

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User currently offlineSpeedbird747BA From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 2318 times:

WOW, I wanna dive there!!


Cheers,
Kyle


User currently offlineJamesbaldwyn From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 2312 times:

Wow that looks deep enough to get lost in! Thansk for sharing!

User currently offlineTrav110 From Canada, joined Jun 2005, 536 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 2307 times:

My god.

I'm always amazed at their ability to put winidows down there. Imagine the pressure, and how f*cked an outside observer would be if the window decided to give way.


User currently offlineBMIFlyer From UK - England, joined Feb 2004, 8810 posts, RR: 58
Reply 4, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 2303 times:

Holy smokes.

Let's go Big grin


Lee



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User currently offlineBA787 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2006, 2596 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 2287 times:

Quoting BMIFlyer (Reply 4):
Let's go

Next A.net meet whos up for it  Big grin


User currently offlineBMIFlyer From UK - England, joined Feb 2004, 8810 posts, RR: 58
Reply 6, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 2273 times:

Quoting BA787 (Reply 5):
Next A.net meet whos up for it

Haha yes Big grin



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User currently offlineMir From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 21641 posts, RR: 55
Reply 7, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 2249 times:

Quoting BA787 (Reply 5):
Next A.net meet whos up for it

Oh definitely.  Smile

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User currently offlineDan2002 From United States of America, joined Dec 2002, 2055 posts, RR: 5
Reply 8, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 2238 times:

Quoting Trav110 (Reply 3):

I'm always amazed at their ability to put winidows down there. Imagine the pressure, and how f*cked an outside observer would be if the window decided to give way.

Man that would really suck.



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User currently offlineSW733 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 6324 posts, RR: 9
Reply 9, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 2219 times:

Quoting BA787 (Reply 5):
Next A.net meet whos up for it

I'm there in a second. Even though it is Brussels... duck 


User currently offlineSv2008 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 622 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 2199 times:

Would be a good place to learn to dive without going into the sea first.

Diving in the sea is always going to more fun though  Smile


User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12251 posts, RR: 35
Reply 11, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 2108 times:
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That looks pretty cool  Smile


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User currently offlineAdopim88 From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 2007 posts, RR: 11
Reply 12, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 2098 times:

Wow, that looks amazing! I'd love to swim there!!  Smile


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User currently offlineAf773atmsp From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 2688 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 2088 times:

Maybe that will be my dream pool. Depends on how much that would be. Big grin


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User currently offlineAeroflot777 From Russia, joined Mar 2004, 3008 posts, RR: 26
Reply 14, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 2088 times:

That's amazing! Almost to a scary point. Especially that cylinder-shaped descent to the deepest part.

Aeroflot777


User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12251 posts, RR: 35
Reply 15, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 2021 times:
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Quoting Aeroflot777 (Reply 14):
That's amazing! Almost to a scary point. Especially that cylinder-shaped descent to the deepest part.

It looks awesome in the top part with rooms and stuff. I don't really see the point in the well though, unless they have some stuff down there.



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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29800 posts, RR: 58
Reply 16, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 1969 times:

Why did they go with the square walls?

Would have been more intersting if they could have set it up like an artificial reef.



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User currently offlineAeroflot777 From Russia, joined Mar 2004, 3008 posts, RR: 26
Reply 17, posted (7 years 8 months 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1929 times:

Quoting KaiGywer (Reply 15):
It looks awesome in the top part with rooms and stuff. I don't really see the point in the well though, unless they have some stuff down there.

The entire pool is made for scuba divers or just plain divers. So the well just creates opportunity for a deeper descent.

Aeroflot777


User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12251 posts, RR: 35
Reply 18, posted (7 years 8 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 1865 times:
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Quoting Aeroflot777 (Reply 17):
The entire pool is made for scuba divers or just plain divers. So the well just creates opportunity for a deeper descent

Yeah, I understand that, but what's the fun in diving into a deep cylinder? If there at least were caves and stuff down there, I could understand.



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User currently offline9V From China, joined Aug 2008, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (7 years 8 months 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 1844 times:

Quoting KaiGywer (Reply 18):
what's the fun in diving into a deep cylinder?

None I guess, it's just to aclimatize you to being at such a depth. As a PADI registered Open Water diver the furthest I could dive to is 33m (108ft) the same as the pool. Although in reality the deepest I have been to is about 10m.

[Edited 2007-01-22 13:57:39]

User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12251 posts, RR: 35
Reply 20, posted (7 years 8 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1798 times:
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Quoting 9V (Reply 19):
As a PADI registered Open Water diver the furthest I could dive to is 33m (108ft) the same as the pool.

Open Water is only good to 18m.
Advanced Open Water is good to an absolute of 40m without instructor supervision, although more than 30 ft is not recommended.



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User currently offline9V From China, joined Aug 2008, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (7 years 8 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1791 times:

Quoting KaiGywer (Reply 20):

That's what I meant.  Smile


User currently offlineSv2008 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2006, 622 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (7 years 8 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1736 times:

Quoting 9V (Reply 21):

I've got Open Water at the moment, deepest I've been is at least 18m.

I might take the advanced course in Spain this summer. I'm definatly going diving there anyway, just not sure if I want to spend the extra money yet.


User currently offlineAeroflot777 From Russia, joined Mar 2004, 3008 posts, RR: 26
Reply 23, posted (7 years 8 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 1677 times:

Quoting KaiGywer (Reply 18):

Yeah, I understand that, but what's the fun in diving into a deep cylinder? If there at least were caves and stuff down there, I could understand.

I'm guessing it's simply for certification purposes. The deeper it is, the more advanced diver you are.


User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12251 posts, RR: 35
Reply 24, posted (7 years 8 months 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 1589 times:
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Quoting Aeroflot777 (Reply 23):
I'm guessing it's simply for certification purposes. The deeper it is, the more advanced diver you are.

I figured it would be something like this, but if you dive that deep, usually there is a purpose (oil well repair for example). I guess they can always put stuff down there on the request of a company or something.



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25 Post contains links and images LAPA_SAAB340 : think I prefer this one http://www.flyingwairport.com/
26 Post contains images KaiGywer : Haha, funny shaped pool
27 BCal DC10 : I hope you mean 30m - I'm an Adv Open Water diver and regularly dive in the Bahamas/Caribbean/Philippines to 100ft! Nice pool for learning - think th
28 Sv2008 : It's 30m. Thats a normal depth for lesuire diving and not really that deep. You just need a higher qualification, but people mostly dive to that dept
29 Post contains images Zkpilot : I'm PADI Advanced Open Water, have been down to 28m in/on/thru a wreck cool pool BTW
30 Post contains images 9V : Personally, I'm a bit too scared to do the advanced bit. I don't fancy cave diving or night time diving - too claustrophobic for me.
31 Post contains images KaiGywer : Oops... yeah 30m I suppose, but: This would be fun, I guess I simply don't see the fun of going into a deep tube
32 Sv2008 : Wreck diving is something else- the advanced course just lets you go deep enough to see the wrecks I think. The advanced course mostly allows you to d
33 RichPhitzwell : If your not comfortable and highly skilled, dont do it. There is no room for ego in diving... Ok end disclaimer. I guess I should stop diving to 180'
34 Post contains images Speedbird747BA : HA, as an advanced open water diver, I laugh at you!! Good job!! Best diving around here is the aircraft carrier they just sunk. Ived been to around
35 Fumanchewd : I've only done holiday dives so I am interested but no expert. It says that no BCD's are allowed in the pool. Why would that be?
36 Sv2008 : Probably means your OWN BCD. I guess they don't want dirt brought into the pool from outside. The pool I learn t to dive in was pretty dirty, I guess
37 RichPhitzwell : I think it says "You can take only a few items of your own dive kit", not that you cant wear a BC. They probably want to A: insure proper working B:
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