Below are some tips that you should consider when you are going on a diving activity and will be using a snorkel for the first time. If you want to have a really great and enjoyable diving experience then you need to follow guidelines that will help you do the activity properly. If you don’t follow the basics, you can spoil your whole diving and snorkeling experience.
You must pay careful attention to your snorkel and the rest of your diving equipment when you plan to dive. A diving mask that fits your face properly is very important to have. You also need a defogging solution to your diving mask to avoid fogging problems while you dive.
When buying a new diving mask and a snorkel, you should pay attention to the way it fits your face. You will surely have a problem if water enters your mask so you need to have a mask that fits perfectly. Make sure that the snorkel can be attached to the mask without any problems. It is not the proper mask that is too wide or too narrow for your snorkel to be properly attached to it.
With the use of the snorkel, you can still breathe while snorkeling and that is why this is a very important equipment for snorkeling and diving. Snorkels come in many different types. There are snorkels that keeps water out of your mouth along the tube and it has valves that can do that; these are the semi dry snorkels. The dry snorkel keeps the water completely out of the tube which is the best to use if you want to submerge and look at the marine life more closely. If water goes inside the snorkel tube you need to purge it out and this is what happens if you use a basic snorkel or purge snorkel. For the more advanced snorkeler, you can buy snorkels with more features than the basic one but expect this snorkel to be big and bulky.
For complementary snorkeling equipment, fins can be included. The fins you choose should fit you and allow you to feel comfortable while wearing them. It is important that fins adapt to the type of activity you will be doing. It is important that you choose fins that fit properly to prevent losing mobility.
It is important for a successful snorkeling or diving activity that you feel right. To enjoy your diving practice you must feel relaxed and comfortable while using your snorkel and while being in the water. You will only be successful in your snorkeling and diving experience if you bravely face the water with your snorkeling gear on.