Your flippers form part of your basic diving equipment.Scuba diving, or underwater swimming, can be a fun and fascinating experience if you are properly equipped with the necessary scuba diving equipment.
The word SCUBA actually stands for Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus. Some divers prefer to wear a safety helmet, one that is not air-holding and comes with a built-in forehead light. Wearing a diving mask will help you sustain good vision even while underwater. It was first used by the United States Navy in 1939 in reference to the military divers rebreather sets; a kind of breathing set that supplies breathing gel mat gas that contains oxygen and recycled exhaled gas. A wet suit is another important scuba diving equipment. There are two types of scuba sets: the open circuit (with diving cylinders and diving regulators) and closed-circuit/semi-closed circuit (or rebreather) scuba sets.continue reading