Self-contained underwater breathing apparatus is an abbreviation for Scuba. Which means it is a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus. While scuba diving means diving activities that are assisted by a series breathing apparatus. Komodo diving will take you to a very enchanting and exotic sea dimension.
The depth that can be reached by scuba divers is about 40 meters. But before doing that we need some preparation. Like diving training, also getting to know the tools that we will use. What must be prepared in advance are:
- Medical Examination
Conditions that are not recommended are for those who have abnormalities in the middle ear cavity, high blood pressure, asthma, and coronary heart disease.
- Take Scuba Diving Training
You must have a certificate to do this activity out there. Although later you still have to be in a group when doing it. The training activity will learn how to:
*Prepare and use scuba diving equipment.
*How to enter and exit the water.
*Practice breathing through a pipe.
*Train air circulation to breathe to remove water from the mask.
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Let’s understand the scuba diving equipment to wear. So that your Komodo diving activities are more exciting and do not endanger you and others.
- Face masker
Scuba masks are used to leave air for the eyes. So that divers can see clearly when driving. And also more comfortable and safe, and avoid irritation.
There are two types of these suits, namely dysuits and wetsuits. The difference is that the wetsuit is used according to the temperature of the water. Warm waters using a wetsuit. Cold water using a drysuit. If you’ve ever been to Manta Point Komodo snorkeling, you’ll know it.
BDC or buoyancy compensation device is a toll that helps drivers to regulate their buoyancy in water. The type BDC also has its variants. You can choose which one suits you.
- Weight Belts.
This is a belt filled with lead. Weigh belts are indispensable because the human body naturally floats in water. This belt helps the diver reach a certain depth.
The use of fins is to make it easier for us to move in the water, and increase the speed of swimming. Fins also have variants, you can choose which one suits you. But still be careful in using it at depth, not to damage what is in the Flores sea. These are frog shoes similar to those used if you join Komodo snorkeling tours.
Information about the condition of the equipment you are using will be displayed through gauges, This tool will inform important things like:
*The amount of oxygen you have in the cylinder.
*Also regarding the depth of the dive point.
- Dive Computer
Usually, this tool is referred to as a decompression meter. This means a scuba diving tool is used to measure time and depth while you are in the water. With this tool, you can reduce the risk of decompression illness.
Komodo diving activities are very exciting, as well as challenging. You take the time to be willing to practice and get to know the tools you use. Because it would be very useful. You can also see how other people use it on Youtube.