What is a dive jacket?
The primary function of these jackets is to keep a diver warm. Most of these jackets accomplish this by reducing the amount of wind that can get to the diver. Outside of this they just use different technologies to help insulate the diver.
Does a dive skin keep you warm?
Dive skins offer little thermal protection on their own but may be worn beneath a wetsuit to increase its thermal insulation properties. A wetsuit’s main job is to keep divers warm when immersed in water.
Why do divers always shower off?
“Divers shower in between dives typically just to keep themselves and their muscles warm,” he says. They usually rinse off in water that’s warmer than the pool.