Recreational Diving

Recreational diving is an incredible experience all on its own.  Thanks to modern technology, you get to see things than remained unknown for the majority of human history.  Through cave diving equipment and deep sea diving equipment, you can explore for fun what once was part of the great unknown.  It is the best way to live out the adventure fantasies you had as a child.

There are many recreational dive sites throughout the country and internationally.  It is an excellent hobby for individuals, couples, and even entire families.  After a few basic training classes, you will be certified to have fun and explore, seeing things you never imagined you would get to see.

Essential Diving Equipment List

Before you start your adventure, you will need to purchase the necessary equipment.  While you do not need to get the top of the line, best diving equipment, you also want to make sure everything you purchase is of quality.  This will enable you to get the most enjoyment out of the experience and maintain proper levels of safety.  Items you will need include:

  • Diving mask
  • Fins
  • Snorkel
  • Buoyancy compensator vest
  • Regulator and octopus
  • Octopus keeper
  • Wet suit
  • Underwater light
  • Backup light
  • Diving knife
  • Underwater slate and log book

A Few Extra Items

In addition to the essentials, you should be certain to bring along a few additional items to help document the great time you have.  The first thing you need is a waterproof camera.  When selecting your camera, you want to find one that is water proof, not just water resistant.  You also need to determine how deep your dive will go.  Cameras are only water proof up to a certain depth, though the exact depth will vary by model.  Make certain that you choose the correct one.  You will also need to choose between film and digital.  While each has its benefits, what works best for you depends on your lifestyle and preferences. 

If you dive at night or choose to explore greater depths, you will need an underwater light, as noted above.  However, you can also utilize novelty light up items to enhance your experience and make for some incredibly photos.  From glow sticks to blinking toys, these items will make your pictures truly unique.  You can use them to stage interesting scenes, light up the underwater world around you, or even spell out a proposal using glow sticks.  The possibilities are only as limited as your creativity.

Interested in getting some blinking and light up toys for your next dive trip?  Contact Premier Glow to learn about the options available to you.  Their friendly and knowledgeable staff will help to connect you with the perfect items for you. 


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