Quick Answer: Where do you attach a snorkel to a mask?

Which side of the mask should a snorkel be attached to and how is it attached?

Divers carry the snorkel on the left side. This is because the regulator is on the right side. The snorkel should not come into contact with this regulator and is therefore attached on the left side.

Does snorkel go on left or right side?

While this is not a huge deal, it should be noted that snorkels are traditionally worn on the left side of the head. This is because snorkels are a necessary accessory for scuba diving, and are positioned on the left side to avoid entangling with the regulator hoses on the right side.

Does snorkel go on left or right of mask?

Most all freedivers, scuba divers and even scuba instructors set their snorkel up the same way. In scuba, the regulator is on the right, so you place the snorkel on the left, likely attached very close to the left side of the mask.

What is the clip on the snorkel for?

The Clip is a quick release style clip that allows you the quickly and easily detach your mask from the snorkel for proper storage of mask in the protective mask box.

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Why don’t you dive with a snorkel in your mouth?

When you breath-hold dive underwater with a snorkel in your mouth, you typically use your tongue to seal the mouth piece. Your tongue essentially acts as a small barrier stopping the water inside your snorkel running through the mouth piece and into your lungs. This isn’t very safe.