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Dry Suit Diver (Sterling)
September 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
**Sterling Store Fitting**
Dry Suit Fittings Must be Done in Sterling Store at least 3 Days in advance of class
Classroom – 4:00pm-5:00pm
Pool – @ Oak Marr, 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Who should take this course?
Want to stay warm? Want to extend your scuba diving season? Then dive dry. A dry suit seals you off from the water and keeps you comfortable, even in surprisingly cold water. There is incredible diving in the world’s cooler regions and in some areas, conditions are even better in colder months. Becoming a dry suit diver allows you to expand your boundaries and dive more places, more often.
If you’re at least 10 years old and certified as a (Junior) Open Water Diver or higher, you can enroll in this course.
What will you learn?
The first thing you’ll discover is which dry suit style and accompanying undergarments are right for you and the diving you’ll do. Then you’ll learn how to take care of your dry suit. During two dives, in addition to a confined water dive, you’ll practice:
- Putting on and taking off.
- Mastering buoyancy control.
- Dive safety procedures.
You may be able to get college credit for this course – ask your instructor.
Also, the first dive of this Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.
How can you start learning now?
Stop by Nautilus Aquatics to enroll in the course. By doing the e-Learning you’ll be ready to get into the water with your instructor and start practicing with your skills.
What scuba gear will you use?
Clearly a dry suit is necessary along with your basic scuba equipment. Nautilus Aquatics staff will explain other gear or equipment options you may need to dive comfortably. For example, because you’re more buoyant in a dry suit than in a wetsuit, you may want a different weight system setup.