Scuba Diving Equipment, The Three Essentials

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The PADI open Water Scuba Diving Course allows you to dive any where in the world up to 18 meters in depth with a dive Buddy as does the BSAC Ocean Diver and other diving qualifications. Here in South Wales prodominently Cardiff, Swansea, Porthcawl, Newport and Bridgend people learn to dive under the different systems to gain qualifications that allow them to explore the underwater world across the globe as well as here in South Wales and the UK.

As part of this training you arwe shown how to use the Scuba Equipment most of which is quite familiar such as wetsuit, Mask, snorkel, Fins, weight belt, boots, hoods, gloves, the three essentials however are The Regulator, The Buoyancy Control Device and the Cylinder, these are the main items of the Scuba Unit.

The Scuba Unit itself is very basic but essential for the purpose to breath under water, developed 60 years ago so we might explore underwater and salvage items left behind in the sea and the oceans.

In modern times the equipment has not changed a great deal but is safer and more effective than its initial start, our next item will explain the fundamentals of the Regulator an essential part of your diving kit.


PADI Scuba Diving Courses

Want to learn to Scuba Dive? Ocean Quest are a PADI® International award winning dive centre, running courses across South Wales, including Cardiff, Swansea, Bridgend and Porthcawl.