Preparedness of a person can predict one’s experience to turn bitter or worthwhile and it’s the same for having the best equipment to get one’s day started. Read on and find the perfect match for an awesome equipment for wreck diving.
Wreck diving has always been one of the popular activities for diving. To be able to dive deeper within the depths of the sea with a goal in mind of exploring the historic artifacts hidden beneath the calm ocean is truly a thrilling experience and the chance to be able to discover something new is even a plus factor. A trip that is full of excitement and adventure!
Nevertheless, a diver must remember to be prepared before excitingly jump off of the boat. Equipment must be complete and check to avoid accidents. It is also necessary for a diver to choose his/her personal equipment to be able to fully utilize its functions.
And since the technological world is advancing, diving equipment has also advanced in order to create a convenient, enjoyable and secure gadgets to help you dive.
Here’s a list of diving equipment that you’ll need for wreck diving:
1. Breathing Equipment
One must choose a regulator that is a low work for breathing in order for a diver to inhale exhale without taking too much effort. One should also consider the regulators accommodation for low pressure accessories such as a dry suit, BC inflator, additional second stage and etc.
With this equipment, it could provide a diver an emergency air. It includes small scuba cylinder (usually 13 cubic feet/2 litres), a regulator, a submersible pressure gauge, and some type of mounting system to attach the cylinder to your primary air supply.
2. Cutting Equipment
Having a sharp object within reach is very convenient especially when a diver s caught into a net or a rope. It would be best to consider a knife that doesn’t rust easily and it has a sharp edge.
Since it’s not easily achieved to cut a wire with the knife, it’s best to have a side cutter in place. Not only it can cut wires but it can also easily cut nets.
3. Helpful Accessories
Wreck diving could sometimes lead a diver into the deepest part of the sea which would clearly means less light. With the help of a dive light, it could easily help a diver find its way around the dark sea and it shall also let the diver to actually observe the wreck into more detail with its brightness. The key feature to have the best light: one should consider that it won’t float underwater, it isn’t easily opened by mere movements, long light life and it could prevent any damages to the front light. In order to carry it around easily, it’s wise to get one that has a lanyard.
Communication is an important factor for wreck diving and since a diver can’t speak one’s thoughts, as to where you’re already located,directly the underwater slates would be helpful.
There will be incidents in which a diver shall arrived into an unusual place for him/her since it was an unknown diving site for them. To help them return to their starting point in order to calmly make a decision if they’ll explore it or not.
4. Reel Equipment
With a diver’s reel such as the wreck reel and up-line reel, a diver could easily enter the wreck without feeling of being in the danger zone since the Up-line reel shall help a diver to be able to make a safety stop once an accident happened that involves its ride while the wreck reel shall help the diver to explore part of the wreck that has a poor visibility with assurance of safety.