I've been wondering if it would be a good idea to become a member of DAN SA. I see that they now cater for spearfisherman.
Ever since I read the article where Mark was bitten by a shark and evacuated from Vilancoulous back to SA by DAN, its played in the back of my mind.
I have never dived outside of SA, but I do plan on doing it in the future. So when that time comes I reckon it would be a great idea to become a member, simply from an emergency evacuation point of view.
However, when just spearing in South Africa, is DAN membership really needed?
My medical aid (Discovery) will cover me for a spearfishing related accident - Well that's what they said on the telephone ....
However I must inform them before doing a trip.
I'm interested to hear your thoughts on the matter?