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 will start with a confined water orientation before spending a day at an open water site.

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

Practical skills you’ll master in this course: •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

To purchase the very best in dry suits see our links page for our recommendations

Course Fees

£199 excluding open water site entry and air.

Check out some of our other specialities and add on the dry suit speciality for only £99.

Want to stay warm and toasty on a dive? Then take the Dry Suit Speciality. 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 UK has rich diving opportunities that are more comfortably accessed in a dry suit. You will also be able to dive all year round. We recommend joining our club after the course so you can keep diving and our active club has many experienced divers who are happy to buddy up for the day so you can build even more experience and confidence in your dry suit.

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