Equipement de plongée : la combinaison
There are, however several prerequisites that are essential beyond just putting a scuba wetsuit on and diving into the water. There is an amount of responsibility, training and preparation, as well as the purchase of equipment that is required before participating on a full time basis.
Once you have undergone the necessary training, you have to be certain to follow what you have learnt as the scuba experience has its own stories of neglect that have resulted in unfortunate, and sometimes disastrous outcomes. The point is that the sport is a fantastic means to get close to nature, in the underwater sense, as well as the fact that you get to go outdoors and enjoy the sunshine when you are not diving.
Amongst the responsibilities that are required of divers include the equipment checks of the tanks and related items. Equipment that you would be wise in investing are that of the fins and mask, as well as a decent scuba wetsuit. The scuba wetsuit can afford you the opportunity of staying in the water a little longer, as well as diving in colder water regions that you would have not ventured into, had you not invested in a scuba wetsuit. The scuba wetsuit is available in various sizes and designs, from the shorty wetsuit to the full steamer suits, which cover the entire body. The thickness of the wetsuit is relevant in terms of how cold the water is that you will be frequently diving in. It is necessary to get a good fitting scuba wetsuit to allow the item to function correctly when you go scuba diving.
Extensions of the scuba wetsuit include the neoprene hoods and booties, which provide a good source of insulation for the whole body, which is ideal in very cold water conditions. Therefore the mere fact that you will be visiting or going on holiday in a colder water region does not mean that you will have to give up your scuba diving passion. It is vital that you follow the care instructions of your scuba wetsuit and accessories, as the salt water and sand that may get into these items can cause the neoprene and other materials to perish before they should, hence a good rinse in freshwater after a dive is highly recommended before anything else.
Besides the personal equipment of fins, mask and snorkel, some additional items that may be considered, which will enhance your scuba experience is that of underwater cameras, lights and related equipment which can be used to document the experience and share the images with your friends and family.
The scuba wetsuit, and other personal items are a valid and necessary purchase for those wishing to pursue scuba diving on a regular and consistent basis, as these items will enhance the experience as well as add functionality in terms of protection and insulation.