How do I choose a dive bag?
You’ll want a bag that’s large enough to haul all the gear you need for a day’s worth of diving, but small enough to fit inside your larger travel bag, and one that’s rugged enough to withstand the “abuse” it will take — both from holding the gear and also from getting knocked around on the boat.
What should you never do while scuba diving?
Never hold your breath while ascending. Your ascent should be slow and your breathing should be normal. Never panic under water. If you become confused or afraid during a dive, stop, try to relax, and think through the problem.
What are the 5 most important rules of scuba diving?
Always remember to fully deflate your BCD before starting your ascent and never, ever use your inflator button to get to the surface. Use the acronym taught to new divers to explain a five-point ascent: Signal, Time, Elevate, Look, Ascend (STELA).