Egypt- diving rules. In Egypt divers cannot use of gloves and a knife in scuba diving, is also banned the extraction of any specimen of fauna and flora.
There are special law regulations for the protection of coral reefs, among others ban all vessels anchoring, which can only be used with a specially prepared mooring buoys and special anchors.
Diving in special protected reef areas such as Ras Mohammed National Park requires the purchase of special permits. According to the new law regulations of the Egyptian dive guide must accompany every diver under water, both for safety reasons and the protection of local coral reef. Before diving all divers must present their dive certification (consider all the educational system) as well as the logbook. In case, if you had a break in the dive longer than 6 months, will guide and verify the ability of diving during the first dive (called Check Dive).
All divers dive on their own responsibility and sign instruction on the basic principles in Egypt: A diver cannot touch anything under water, break or collect items from the sea, recreational diving is up to 30 m air and nitrox up to 40 m and with a suitable diving certificate. In the case of diving on the wreck of the Thistlegorm and Ras Mohammed Park underwater require a visa Egypt. Read more: "Little visa" - Sinai
Few tourists and divers dont know, that the most famous wreck of Sinai "HMS Thistlegorm" was temporarily barred from diving.