What do scuba divers wear?

What is scuba diver apparel called?

Wetsuit or Drysuit

Use wetsuits when diving in warmer water and drysuits in colder water. Normally, wetsuits are skin-tight and made of neoprene that locks a layer of water around the body to keep it warm. On the other hand drysuits, as the name indicates, will keep you completely dry.

What equipment do scuba divers use?

The essential dive gear includes a scuba mask, a buoyancy compensation device (BCD), scuba tank, dive weight, regulator and fins. Depending on the diving conditions, you’ll also need a dry or wet suit, scuba gloves, a rash guard and safety sausage for safety.

Why do scuba divers wear special suits?

As the depth of the sea increases, the pressure increases since pressure increases with depth. The pressure exerted by water deep under the sea is much greater than at the sea level. Hence, the deep sea divers wear special suits which protect them from extreme pressure of water. These suits are called diving suits.

What wrist do you wear a dive computer on?

You do need to closely monitor your depth during ascents/descents, safety stops / deco stops, and you often need to operate the inflator/dump to contro your depth at the same time…. that is why “computer on the right wrist” is most common. Best wishes.

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