Dry Suit Diver

Dry Suit Diver Course
Wanna stay warm and toasty on a dive? Then dive dry. Yes! Unlike a wetsuit, a dry suit seals you off from the outside water and that keeps you warm! Even in surprisingly cold water.

The Fun Part
Dry suits let you dive more challenging dive sites, and extend your dive season. When you have the right cold water scuba diving attire, you can stand up to the elements and take advantage of the generally better visibility offered by winter months—especially at inland dive sites such as quarries, lakes, sinkholes and caves etc. As a dry suit diver, you’re equipped to scuba dive some of the world’s incredible dive sites in the world’s cooler regions that are best enjoyed in a dry suit even in their warmer months.

What You Learn
Gain the knowledge and skills to safely don, dive with, doff and store a dry-suit. Get introduced to the different types of suits so you can make a very informed decision if considering purchasing a dry suit. You learn:

  • Dry suit buoyancy control skills
  • Dry suit maintenance, storage and basic repair
  • Undergarment (fleece or overall-type garments worn under the dry suit) options
  • Dry Suit Familiarization
  • Safety Checks
  • Entry Techniques
  • Bubble Check
  • Buoyancy Check
  • Descent techniques
  • Fin Pivot
  • Hover
  • Excess gas in feet emergency roll drill
  • Stuck inflator emergency drill
  • Stuck exhaust valve emergency drill
  • Ascent procedure· Remove and replace scuba unit and weight belt on the surface
  • Exit techniques· Removal of dry suit, storage and maintenance

Course offered: pick one classroom, one pool and one weekend of open water dives

2018 dates will be as needed.  Once you sign up, we will set the dates with you

What you need: You will to provide all of your equipment for specialty and advanced courses.

  • Mask
  • Fins
  • Boots
  • Snorkel
  • BCD
  • Regulator
  • Tanks
  • Wetsuit
  • Weights
  • Hood
  • Gloves
  • Compass
  • Slate
  • Whistle
  • Knife
  • Safety Sausage