We are all very familiar with the light diving equipment and heavy diving equipment. But to make your diving journey more comfortable and safe, there is much diving equipment. They are auxiliary diving equipment during the diving process. These diving equipment are generally small.  They can make up for the lack of light and heavy equipment in many ways, making your journey safer and more fun.

Scuba Diving Equipment List

Wetsuit

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Wetsuits are generally made of rubber and chemical fibre fabrics, both wet and dry. If you use it for recreational diving in shallow water, we recommend choosing the wet type. It can meet the needs and is cheap and convenient. If you are diving in deep waters, we recommend choosing dry type, which can ensure safety and comfort.

The function of the diving suit is great. First of all, it can prevent the loss of body temperature. In that way, you can maintain a normal temperature in the cold water. This assures the safety and health of your body. Even if you are diving in the tropics, it is best to wear a diving suit. The underwater world is very different from the land world. The temperature in deep water is very low, and diving is not as intense as swimming. They are very slow and cause fatigue or dullness, muscle cramps and other phenomena. Thus, it is necessary to have a comfortable and suitable diving suit. It can also ensure that the body of the diver is not scratched. And has a certain buoyancy, which can give safety to a certain extent.

Different wetsuit materials are available on the market today, and prices vary. Divers must choose the right wetsuit according to their diving area and their needs.

Diving boots

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We say that you can usually wear beach shoes when diving. In fact, they can also meet the needs of heavy walking on the land such as on the beach and reefs. Shape divides into the high and low waist. Generally speaking, diving boots of rubber soles are good. The upper is generally made of very strong materials such as nylon cloth. There is a zipper on the waist, which is very convenient to put on and take off.

High-quality and good diving boots generally do not use coloured rubber. The rubber shoes with chemical products such as dyes age and have shortened life.

It also has a great effect. First of all, it protects the feet of divers. When walking on reefs and beaches, it can avoid rough bakers, sand, and other injuries to the skin of the feet. It is non-slip. Preventing divers from slipping by stepping on moss or other undersea plants. It can keep warm, protect feet from frostbite on the low-temperature seafloor. And prevent the temperature from flowing away, and also fit the fins on and off.

Diving knife

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Diving knives are tools used by divers. They help to remove fishing lines, fishing nets and seaweeds underwater. We can use them to defend ourselves. Diving knives are generally worn on the side of the diver’s legs and we can also wear them on the arm. It is a necessary auxiliary diving tool for diving in open waters.

Diving knives are generally made of stainless steel. They have several blades to meet the needs of different situations. A scabbard is part of the equipment. We can usually select the size according to the specific needs. Or for different purposes.

For divers, it belongs to the kind of diving equipment that we may not use. But if we use it, it is life-saving. It can ensure the safety of divers under certain circumstances. Helping divers escape from different dangers.

Diving flashlight

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Besides diving during the day, night diving enthusiasts can buy a flashlight. It is useful for night diving. Of course, when diving in the deep sea, there will also be situations that block the view due to the weak light.

Its role is very great. First of all, it can illuminate. At night or during deep dives, not seeing the clear waters puts the diver in danger. Then the flashlight can illuminate the waters and ensure the safety of the divers. Second, he also has a distress-light. If it is in a dangerous situation, the diver can choose to turn on the distress light. Or show his position, waiting for rescue, and increase the chance of survival.

Medicine box equipment bags, etc.

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First of all, for divers, a medical kit is very necessary. The underwater condition is unknown, even if the preparation is good. There is the possibility of an accident. Such as encountering an animal attack or abrasion. Now, we need a medicine box. If an accident occurs, then emergency medical treatment can reduce the situation. And ensure the safety of our lives. We can use the medical kit can to put some useful medicinal. Such as band-aids, seasickness medicines, cold medicines. Diarrhoea medicine, medical alcohol, ammonia, etc.

If spasms or scratches occur in the deep sea? We can also use emergency medicine to perform a simple self-bandaging. It is perfect to prevent the wound from getting worse and cause risks. On the shore, it can also respond to some common minor problems. Of course, the equipment bag is important. We can use one equipment bag to store a lot of things, such as some diving supplies and equipment.

Compass

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When divers are in unknown waters, especially deep-sea, they need the compass.

Generally speaking, the light in the deep sea is weak. The surrounding environment is not familiar with us. We would lose ourselves. Or not be able to distinguish between north-east and south-west. In this case, if we walk around, it is likely to get lost. Leaving the safety diving area is also very likely to be dangerous.

Then we need a diving compass in this case. There is no big difference between the diving compass and the compass we use on land. But the waterproof performance is higher. It can point the direction on the seafloor and help divers find the right way.

 

Although some auxiliary diving equipment is small, it is very useful. Diving knives and diving compasses, although small, can be life-saving at critical moments. It is enough for us to cope with unexpected situations. Besides the light and heavy equipment, the above auxiliary equipment is important. It can increase the safety and fun of your diving journey

 

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