BCD`s are important safety equipment, they give you positive buoyancy on the surface eliminating the need to tread water. They also need regular servicing just like a regulator to avoid leaks/failures/etc.
Photography and videography are a great addition to the scuba diving experience. They allow you to capture and share your experiences with diver/non-diver friends alike.
A Dive Computer is becoming a default piece of equipment for divers now. These small devices, keep you safe by helping reduce the risk of DCS, etc.
Carrying a cutting device should be compulsory! You never know when you or a buddy will become entangled. Or when you find sea life entangled or trapped... If you’re not carrying a cutting device, it’s too late.
Humans need help to improve movement efficiency underwater, luckily they design fins for us!
Fitness activity wear & accessories
'Fluo' refers to the fluorescence of creatures when a blue light if Shon on them. Weird effects make for amazing night dive photos.
Buy a scuba diving related gift for yourself or a diving friend, and let them know how much you care.
Gloves are can be useful to avoid cuts/scratches from equipment/ropes, etc. They are NOT so you can touch corals and creatures! While hoods/caps help reduce heat loss from your head, and keep long hair under control.
There will always be a need to bring extra items when you go diving. Ensure they are securely attached to you, so they don`t get lost or damaged.
Water absorbs light, so bringing a source of artificial light allows you to see the true colors of the underwater world. This is also a must if you are using a camera.
Without a mask, we are unable to see clearly underwater. Always ensure good fit first, before choosing the color.
Misc items that don`t go anywhere else
Hanging accessories on yourself like a Christmas tree is a recipe for entanglement/lost items/etc. Keep yourself streamlined and you equipment safe, put them in pouches.
Without the regulator, scuba diving would not exist, but thanks to Mr. Cousteau in 1946 it does. Take care of it, and it will take care of you.
Becoming more popular, this is now longer for technical divers. It offers new comfort and flexibility, not available to divers using a bank mounted tank.
Often overlooked until needed, having appropriate signaling devices is important for your personal safety. From a slate to improve buddy communication, to an SMB to signal to boats.
Storing you items, during and after diving helps avoid loss and damage. From keeping things dry on the boat, to drying things at home; we have you covered.
The tank is you life’s supply of air underwater, so maintaining the tank is critical. Just as important is maintaining its attachment to you and your regulator.
Maintaining your own equipment, weather full servicing of just a simple repair on a dive boat. Is good knowledge to have, and helps miss dives due to equipment malfunctions?